DECEMBER 2010

The meaning of change.... 

Cover Story and Featured Stories

This telephony revolution, like the internet, has not only swept urban India but has penetrated the rural hinterland as well
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Never mind if the lights, non-stop series of crackers, snuff out life and air and breath from all the plants, animals, birds and helpless people
Hardnews Bureau

Here, the camera is an objective moment of subjectivity, swimming on the difficult waters of bondage and liberation
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

Great French filmmaker Eric Rohmer’s actresses remain a puzzle on screen, daring men, breaking stereotypes, celebrating love
Mehru Jaffer Vienna

With a failed political system staring at the nation, these men and women have done what even the law enforcement agencies and the administration have failed
to do
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

A first-time MP (from Nagaur, Rajasthan), Jyoti Mirdha exudes the confidence of a veteran politician and feels concerned about a wide range of issues. An NTCA member, Mirdha says that tiger conservation is closest to her heart. Akash Bisht in conversation with Mirdha

A wildlife enthusiast, Mausam Noor has been a regular at various tiger reserves across the country. A first-time MP (from Malda, West Bengal), Noor is never without her Nikon N-67 during her numerous forest escapades. Mesmerised with the beauty of the tiger, she has been a tiger lover since her young days. Hardnews spoke to Noor on tiger conservation and what has gone wrong with it

From Niyamgiri, Kalinganagar, Kashipur and Posco-site Jagatsinghpur in Orissa
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

In the past, Rahul a product of India’s most powerful dynasty had repeatedly urged the youth to join politics. Several joined him. Including those who realised the benefits of joining a party in power.
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

It is an international language and most knowledge systems and professional skills are documented and expressed in the English text
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

The lack of media recognition and support for Indian rock has forced bands to use platforms like YouTube, Facebook, My Space and similar spaces to ‘explode’ their talent
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

‘When I was young my mother chided me for writing with my left hand and forced me to use the right one. But, given a choice, I still prefer to write with my left hand. And so is the case with my sexuality’
Hardnews Bureau Delhi