Pfutsero resident Neingupe Marhu uses his minivan to pick up garbage the local administration has failed to clear.
TVF’s instant dismissal of sexual harassment allegations against its CEO instead of promising an independent probe reveals flaws in the web entertainment industry’s understanding of feminism.
In the land of Periyar, speaking out against religion and God led to the killing of 31-year-old Farook Hameed.
The censored event, Mukhatib, got converted to a space of silent protest, vibrant discussion, songs and poetry.
“Mutual co-existence, mutual understanding is our strength,” said Mukherjee at the Namami Brahmaputra festival.
Mangalam TV’s controversial story has invited sharp criticism from all quarters, with the state government initiating a judicial probe into the matter.
Delhi’s nostalgia-ridden fans gave a rousing send-off to one of their favourite cinema houses.
Susmit Bose, who was the first to sing the iconic song at a public forum, remembers how ‘We Shall Overcome’ became such a popular anthem in India.
Disability rights groups are urging the Centre to build smart cities that abide by international planning norms and are completely barrier free.
In an interview to The Wire, Rahul Bose talks about his new movie ‘Poorna’, a biopic about a 13-year-old Poorna Malavath, the youngest girl to climb Everest.
Journalists’ body alleges that the government and army are focusing on Poonam Agarwal to derail the debate on the controversial ‘sahayak system’.
It was colour and music to celebrate Gudi Padva, the beginning of the new year but also floats with Shivaji, cannons and men dressed as Indian army soldiers
A new research project that examines the impact of surveillance on women offers wider answers about the relationship between data, power and autonomy.
A film festival seeks to generate debates about human rights abuses around the world and their impact on human lives.
Gorakhnath’s inclusive legacy of promoting Muslim yogis is fading away, with many giving up their sarangi in the face of societal apathy and opposition.
The Tamil writer will be remembered for his views on communalism, the battle of the sexes and the Emergency, but also his silence on caste.
The film seethes with anger about gender disparity, but it makes its points without sacrificing the film’s plot or resorting to preachy overlong platitudes.
Amulya Baruah, who designed the original Assam Tourism logo, dissects the ‘Awesome Assam’ logo and the advertisement featuring brand ambassador Priyanka Chopra that has a controversial tagline.
According to director Dakxin Chhara, Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalani told him, “PM ka radio show hai, delete the line.”
Anasuya’s article looked at the impact of making educational qualification a requirement for panchayat elections on rural women.
With the Delhi police rubbishing the claims about Najeeb Ahmed made by a national daily, the practice of using anonymous sources to make accusations has come under fire.
Sandhya Ravishankar has been receiving threats and abusive messages ever since she published a four-part exposé on the sand mafia in The Wire.
Data from the information and broadcast ministry shows that only 30 complaints of indecency against reality shows have been acted on since 2006, and only two in the last five years.
In tyrannical times, poetry needs to speak less, tell more.
On World Poetry Day, ask yourself – what will your verse be?
The formal closure of POSCO’s steel plant project in Odisha is seen as a victory for the agrarian economy and the betel leaf farmers of Jagatsinghpur, but those who lost their land face new challenges.
Decades of poorly-implemented protection policies and the growth of power loom imitations has led to the slow downfall of the handloom sector.
This week’s column looks at articles providing insight into the ongoing migrant crisis by focusing on conditions in Jordan, Greece, the US and Canada.
The international musician, about to go on a world tour, says she is all for fusion and collaboration with other artistes but not for its own sake.
Chuck Berry influenced generations of musicians, including the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, acting as a bridge between the blues and rock and roll
The exhibition is a culmination of a two-year long project in which six artists from India and five from Sri Lanka traveled together to Varanasi in India and Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka.
Khat’s international reputation presented a particularly conflicting picture – it was legal in Britain, banned in the US, celebrated in Yemen and vilified in Saudi Arabia.
With the rise of obscurantist forces – both from the majority and the minority – India’s assimilative cultural traditions are at risk.
After Brexit, the UK could become a more attractive place for Muslim women than the rest of the EU.
Although the Rohingya community in Delhi worries about their families abroad, their day-to-day survival preoccupies them.
Before checking the facts, TV channels jumped all over the alleged ‘fatwa’ against the 16-year-old singer.
Ever since the series came out, Sandhya Ravishankar says she has been harassed by online trolls and on the phone, receiving multiple threats of violence.
India’s problem of mob violence is not restricted to a few rogue citizens. It stems from a culture of violence.
This week’s selection from the world of social science research.
Amid the blame-games that will likely begin in the wake of Rajini’s death, his writing should remind us of what we are most at danger of forgetting.