The Reality of Demonetisation

Documentary filmmaker, Nakul Singh Sawhney, travelled to Uttar Pradesh to film demonetisation and its impact on rural life. Alice Sharma spent time at a government bank in New Delhi. In order to juxtapose two s... Read More...

How to Survive an Acid Attack

Reshma Qureshi is determined to show the world that acid attack survivors are much more than mere victims of tragedy, Neha Pant reports. She was walking to take an exam with her sister Gulshan, when Gulshan's ... Read More...

An American in India

Sonali Verma speaks to Marta Vanduzer Snow, a US citizen who is building roads and toilets in rural Uttar Pradesh 35-year-old Marta Vanduzer Snow needed a job in her final year of college. Little did she know ... Read More...

The Great Indian Drought

Sharmistha Lal reports on the water crisis that has affected 253 districts and 330 million people in the country The moment the trains arrive, activity breaks out in the otherwise listless Marathwada region of... Read More...

Anatomy of a Riot

As the Judicial Commission set up for the Muzaffarnagar riots absolves majoritarian Hindutva and political leadership of communal violence, sbcltr reviews the documentary film Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai that highl... Read More...

Holi Essential: Vrindavan

Scores of people travel to Vrindavan, Mathura, to celebrate the Hindu festival of colours, Holi. This year has been extra special, thanks to the supreme court judgement that debars women from entering temples. ... Read More...

A Taste for Poison

The lucrative business that is cobra venom Lanky, sweaty and beady eyed. He is constantly twitching. With each new jerk, his gaunt body threatens to give away. Conscious of the stares his disco body is induci... Read More...