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Hi, Ram | The Rams of Ramlila | PHOTO ESSAY

Nine ordinary mortals attempt to be an extraordinary god. Or the <i>lila</i> of being god on Earth. By mounting the ancient story, are modern Indians looking …

Growing Up In Kashmir: Photo Essay

<b>“Imagine what children in Kashmir are going through day after day.</b> Seeing dead bodies, hearing gunfire and explosions. And imagine how drastically it …

The Making of A 'Diaper Militant' | #KashmirBeyondCliches

The increasing participation of children in militancy is the most harrowing sub-plot of the unfolding crises in Kashmir.<p>Despite several international …

Amit Shah From The Frontline

<b>As the head of the ruling party, where do you think the Opposition is failing?</b><p>Politics in India has always been governed by three aspects — caste, …

Rahman @ 25

At 50, Rahman has already spent half his life composing spell bounding music for films. He may have another 25 years to catch up with the Rolling …

Inside the Noida Factory Where Game of Thrones Costumes Are Made: Photo Essay

LARP is really incomplete without armaments. While RS Windlass’ Dehradun factory manufactures the real weapons, the Noida unit deals with foam …

Children of Bangla, Prisoners of Partition

When I hear police sirens, I fear they would take my children awa. - Sapna<p>The government wants to relocate these dwellers to Panishala, an area 25 …

Deserted By a Line in the Sand

On a rainy morning, an ageing man with fiery red hair alights from a train at Munabao railway station. Mangto Ram has canisters of water in one hand …

One man's fight to record farmer suicides in Punjab

One such study published in the Economic and Political Weekly uses farmer Suicide Mortality Rate (SMR) — farmer suicides normalised by the population …

A Bus to Freedom in Bastar

On April 6, 2010, at the peak of operation Green Hunt, 76 CRPF officers were killed by Naxals in Tadmetla.<p>Jagdeesh returns in 10 minutes with his …

When Caste Killed Community in Saharanpur

Radheshyam, the district president of Rashtriya Dalit Mahasabha, said the procession to remember Ambedkar was "communalised" by Yuva Vahini members. …

Killing for cow: In the skin of a gau rakshak

IN ALWAR, around 50 kilometers from Behror where a Muslim dairy farmer was beaten to death, Dr KK Gupta sits with his colleagues discussing the case. …

Notes from a Higher Place: Mountain Echoes, Bhutan

Swati Vashishtha brings back tales from the Land of the Thunder Dragon and the Land of Happiness.

Where Women Are Made to Drink Water Out of Shoes

"It pained me too see the women being beaten up and made to drink water from shoes twenty-one years ago, but what pains me more is that the practice …