India

A putrid ribbon of black sludge’

Union environment minister said the Yamuna is not a river in Delhi. If it is a sewage drain, whatever happened to Rs 1,800 crore spent on cleaning the river?

DOMESTIC bliss?

The humble domestic worker in India is often treated like a modern-day slave

Nuclear Family’s Untouchables

Thousands of Dalits still clean shit with their bare hands and carry it on their heads. So how come a 9 per cent growth rate economy can’t generate alternative professions for them?

It’s the sea route, stupid!

What happens if another ten come from the same sea route and create mayhem, even while we protect the Taj as if nothing else matters?

The LAST Tiger

At the turn of the century, India had 40,000 plus tigers. Today, 1,411

Better half? Not really

Travelling after dark is a challenge that every working woman undertakes in Delhi, but it’s not a pleasant experience and anything can happen

The Reality Show called Kargil

Where media and politicos go berserk with frenzy annually celebrating the Kargil victory, why does this nation treat its war heroes with such organised disdain?

Sacred shit

The most sacred river of the Hindus has been rendered into a stagnant sewage drain, leading to mass and hidden epidemics. But Hindutva and other parties care a damn

If it hurts, let’s heal wounds

Sanjay Kapoor

The horrors of partition still live inside us. An entire generation of Indians and Pakistanis have journeyed through this living nightmare more than 60 years ago.

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