Rough Edges: The Vanishing Tribe of Labour Reporters

Over the last two decades, the labour beat has all but disappeared from media newsrooms. The labour reporter belongs to a journalistic tribe which is today virtually non-existent. Unfortunately,...

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At the age of 18, most of us are young, energetic, and ready to experiment. But we are pretty naive too. We end up taking some bad decisions only to...

Posing With Napkins For Akshay Kumar’s ‘PadMan’ Is A Good Idea, But Indian Men...

The place sanitary napkins have in the collective male consciousness in India is a bit like potato's in biryani – everyone knows about them, but very few care. It's understandable...

We Need To Talk About The Economics Of ‘Consent’

Like many young, straight female writers in the early aughts, I had my share of high-heeled boots and pencil skirts, purchased at deep discount, in my closet. My handbag...

Kasganj: The Anatomy Of A Communal Riot

Anti-Muslim sentiment precipitated by the riot may help the BJP diffuse caste contradictions in central Uttar Pradesh and challenge Yadav dominance at the grassroots. Kasganj (Uttar Pradesh): There is an...

In Kashmir, Gulshan Books — India’s Only Bookshop-Library On Lake — Is Reinventing The...

Gulshan Books is a well-known publishing house in Jammu and Kashmir. Its focus remains exhibiting state literature beyond the Valley turmoil, especially on Sufism and religion. Recently, it came into...

The Dissident Terror Narrative

The cynical use of terror: if law enforcement falls short, democracy will be the casualty. That Abdul Subhan Qureshi – infamous as ‘India’s bin Laden - has been nabbed at...

Marital Rape: What Happens During The ‘Bedroom Stay’?

“No means no.” The sooner we understand it, the better are our chances of fighting the increasing number of crimes against women. In an age where women are running...

EyeOpener: Even In An Empty Hyderabad Metro Coach, Middle-Class Indians Make Their Maids Sit...

With rising prosperity, more double-income couples and nuclear families, the need for domestic workers is increasing – and so is the class divide. One of our reporter Seema Sultana tweeted...

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Amid fear of gau rakshak attacks in Rajasthan, cattle sale at fairs has hit an all-time low. With strict regulations on cattle fairs and a...

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