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When Salim was in the mood

A tribute to cricketer Salim Durani by friend Partha Chatterjee

When actors outsource their songs to buskers

This is an excerpt from a book authored by Ajay Mankotia titled, Bollywood Odyssey.

Dronacharya: Sky is the Limit

A group of young school students built a drone under INR 12000, and then decided it is their responsibility to teach those from underprivileged backgrounds to make one too

Why is North-east in ferment again?

Intro: In Tripura, things are turning from bad to worse. And, if the North-east starts simmering again, it will be difficult to reverse the situation. Therefore, it’s time to change the narrative, and without losing a moment.

Bangladesh fights to save its secular soul

Bangladesh society put up a stirring fight against the forces of darkness that tried to disturb peace and country’s secular character by hurting members of the minority community and demolishing Hindu temples.

Does an act of terror look any different?

Certainly, a terror attack it is. To terrorise and brutalise the farmers. And all those who dare to peacefully protest, demand their constitutional right to democratic spaces, and choose to exercise their option to dissent in a democracy. That is why, mere compensation or the lodging of an FIR won’t do. Justice has to be done — come what may!

Seeing Chambal Badlands from the prism of a sociologist and a journalist’s work

Revisiting the ravines of Chambal the birthplace of the most notorious dacoits India had ever seen from the perspective of RP Garg and Bishan Kapoor

“India has not even a single start-up which has global acceptance or usage”

Hardnews in conversation with Vitul Kwatra on the state of the Indian economy and the start up ecosystem.

‘Recovery from pandemic would require looking after the marginalised and those on the brink of survival”

ActionAid has shown agility to pivot itself from its existing mandate to provide relief and succour to millions of people impacted by the pandemic.

Covid-19 Vaccine Dilemma: To vaccinate or not? And which one to take?

Covishied (SII-Oxford-AstraZeneca), BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech), Covaxin (Bharat Biotech-ICMR), and Sputnik V (Dr Reddy’s-RFID) are in the most advance stage of development.