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  • The story of Nisha

    19 hours ago

    Nisha was born with ichthyosis, a rare genetic skin condition. Probably for this reason, she was abandoned at birth and spent the first three weeks of her life in an orphanage

  • Not a country for old people

    05-10-2018 23:35:00

    Why it is practically impossible for elders to live independent and dignified lives on government pensions

  • Hunger in times of Aadhaar

    28-09-2018 21:40:00

    Let a thousand "fake" beneficiaries steal from the system, than have a single Santoshi die, crying for bhat in her final moments - simply because her Aadhaar and ration card weren't linked

  • Urban naxals or patriots?

    21-09-2018 23:33:00

    Does asking uncomfortable questions to the government, or supporting marginalised communities make one less patriotic than someone who accepts the status quo unquestioningly?

  • Face-to-face with human trafficking

    07-09-2018 23:44:00

    Simply reading about human trafficking never gives a sense of what it is really like

  • The perils of polarisation

    31-08-2018 23:23:00

    The growing belief among minorities that the mainstream narrative is simply not inclusive enough is bound to have consequences

  • Meet the bank sakhis

    25-08-2018 01:27:00

    I recently met Pari Singh, a confident 22-year-old who is a bank sakhi (friend) in Jharkhand

  • Celebrating a braveheart

    17-08-2018 23:09:00

    No one was surprised when Rajendra Singh was found shot and killed in broad daylight, not far from the local police station

  • The semantics of starvation

    03-08-2018 23:41:00

    For their lives, spent in a state of chronic hunger and deprivation, are a more telling indictment of India's porous social security net

  • I know why they call him Ustaad

    27-07-2018 23:31:00

    Shamsheer Ustaad - the man who refused to become collateral damage when his industry modernised

  • Ban on single-use plastic won't help

    21-07-2018 05:58:00

    Plastic bags were but one aspect of India's growing waste management crisis

  • Explaining subtraction like Roshni

    14-07-2018 05:56:00

    The unmistakable sounds of a rural class in progress wafted through the gates of the local NGO-run Project Mala School

  • The intuitive lady of Ramaipatti

    30-06-2018 05:57:00

    Modern education has somehow taken away our ability to intuit, empathise and feel compassion in the way she can

  • Cashing in on our human capital

    16-06-2018 05:57:00

    The author wonders what can be done to improve human capital in Indian villages

  • Requiem for a failed student

    09-06-2018 05:58:00

    While everyone else celebrates this year's toppers, the author wonders about the failures, and how our system has failed them