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Pandemic apathy making tribal students in India drop out

Jaylal Dhikar wakes up at 4 am. While it is still dark, the 22-year-old climbs up a stony hillock a few miles from his...

Less than 200 km from India’s glitzy financial capital, it’s another world

Varsha Torgalkar exposes the lack of essential health services in the interior forest villages of the western Indian state of Mahatashtra and identifies the...

A Delhi resident’s heart-rending account: “The system has collapsed”

Call it a tsunami, a storm, whatever you will. It’s a disaster which hit Delhi with such ferocity that it spared no one. And...

K. Annamalai: New star in the Indian political firmament

Five States are going to polls in India and it is only a matter of time before the results are out. West Bengal, Assam,...

Caught in the twilight zone between India and Pakistan

At first glance, Khetan Mohalla, in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir in northern India, looks more like a fortified military installation than...

How one woman broke the silence around child sexual abuse in India

She was 14 when her private tutor allegedly sexually assaulted her. He told her that it was her shame, that she was a bad...

A probe into LGBTQI conversion therapy in Kerala

Inside a retreat centre, in the summer of 2019, Alex (name changed) was given a small mirror and instructed to look into it while...

No work or support for Indians who lost jobs abroad

When Wilson Raju, a 28-year-old fisherman, came home on an Indian Navy rescue vessel from an Iranian island with some 700 Indians in July...

India elections: Perils & possibilities of outcome in Assam

All eligible adults in Assam are set to participate in the 15th quinquennial assembly elections between March 27 and April 6, 2021 in three...

In Australia vs Google and Facebook, does journalism really benefit?

In the global media landscape right now, “A” stands for Australia. The country is the setting of a titanic struggle between its news media giants,...