Western Odisha’s bauxite-rich Niyamgiri mountains are the sole home of the state’s Dongria Kondh tribe, a community numbering a few thousand. The mountains, streams and forests are integrated into their lives and cultural traditions.
The actress was abducted in Kochi on the night of February 17 and molested by a gang of men who also took pictures and video footage of her.
In the fourth episode of Media Bol, Urmilesh discusses the state of Hindi media with senior journalists Ravish Kumar and Vidya Subramanian.
The protesters, who have come from different parts of the world, hold world leaders responsible for a range of global problems.
Erdogan’s conservative AKP has doubled religion class hours, removed evolutionary theory from classrooms and shut down universities in his bid to raise a “pious generation”.
The streets of Banda and Mahoba in Bundelkhand are being taken over by a new fashion fad.
This week: The ingredients of a successful protest, why condescension and criticism don’t get along and a personal piece to remind us of what’s at stake.
The story of how the hunting of a Central Asian bird is shaping Pakistan’s policies.
Actor Tannishtha Chatterjee talks about her film Dr. Rakhmabai, the issues Indian women face today and why social progress cannot be taken for granted.
In the third episode of Media Bol, Urmilesh speaks to eminent sociologist Vivek Kumar and senior journalist Tavleen Singh about representation of Dalits in Indian newsrooms.
Prthvir Solanki and Sayan Bhattacharjee document a protest march in Mumbai, where over 1000 people came together to raise their voice against violence by gau rakshaks.
The usage of mangoes as a literary device is as varied as the variety of fruit available in the local markets.
How do we as a society engage with the disappeared?
Terming the forcible cancellation of the convention and subsequent arrests as “an attack on freedom of expression”, S.R. Darapuri said “The government is in a state of panic amidst the rising public voices against it.”
The video is a edited clip of Trump’s guest appearance at WWE Wrestlmania, and it ends with a restyled CNN logo which read “FNN: Fraud News Network.”
Chanting “down with Modi, down with RSS, down with government”, protesters blamed the government for inciting violence and failing to prosecute vigilantes.
With increasing instances of atrocities against minorities in a number of states – lawyers, activists and others have come together to chalk out a plan to aggressively tackle the violence.
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Four persons arrested in connection with the stabbing of a Muslim boy onboard a Mathura-bound train have been sent to judicial custody for 14 days.
A push for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya is likely to gain support from Guru Poornima next week when saints gather at Naradanand Ashram.
According to a new study from now until 2030, developing countries will lose trillions of dollars to the largely-outlawed practice of child marriage.
Xi warned that challenging the mainland’s authority was “impermissible” and that the city should crack down on moves towards “Hong Kong independence” .
The land of forts is equally a land of man-made water bodies, exemplifying a culture of valuing each drop of precious water.
Gogia’s magic shows combined comedy, comment and humorous patter with tricks, and incorporated dancers between sets.
A versatile artist, Das had carved a special place among the audience with his talent and performance, particularly through portrayal of negative roles.
Leveraging Vietnam’s influential “cult of heroes” allows the government to control public sentiment and religiosity, and channel it into nationalism.
Internal documents of the algorithms that Facebook uses to distinguish hate speech from legitimate political expression reveal rules and nuances behind its censorship, and their differential implementation.
The types of reactions to any form of protest reduce a question of justice, which is objective and can potentially be settled, to one of bias and partisanship, which is always subjective and can never be settled.
Nanjiani, who was good in Silicon Valley finds it difficult to emotionally rise to the occasion
Activists spent days creating awareness amongst the villagers, including women, telling them about cases from around the world – like Chernobyl and Fukushima – so they understood the hazards of a nuclear plant near their homes.
A Mumbai-based lawyer and environmentalist is leading efforts by locals to rid Versova beach of its trash.
Ajay Jaiman documents an evening of dissent and solidarity at Jantar Mantar where upwards of 3000 people gathered to protest against the violence against minorities across the country.
The rampant culture of viewing dissent as treachery and an opposing point of view as an act of war is deeply ingrained and when there are ‘left-liberals’ involved, it is immediately seen as anti-Modi.
Vivek Singh documents the ongoing unrest in Darjeeling over the demand of a separate state and removal of Bengali as a compulsory language from schools.
The 50-year old who has been arrested works with the Delhi Jal Board.
Cardinal George Pell, Vatican’s de facto treasury minister and the high ranking adviser to Pope Francis faces “multiple charges in respect of historic sexual offences”.
Ajay Jaiman documents residents of a basti near Gurgaon that was devastated after a fire in May this year.
A campaign is encouraging the youth of Colombia to send letters of hope and support to the ex-combatants of the FARC now struggling to find their place and establish a new way of life.
Protests are scheduled to be held in 12 cities across the country following the lynching of a 15-year-old on suspicions of carrying beef.
Invisible men, time travel, flying machines and space travel are often understood as purely European ideas, but they have rich roots in Islamic culture too.