With his third book in a planned quartet, Siddhartha Mukherjee once again demonstrates that he is a storyteller with the mind of a scientist and the heart of a …
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What Indian Women Need to Deal With the Gendered Threat of Air Pollution
Gender-based social roles, lack of economic agency, caste structures and restricted access to healthcare shape women’s experiences of polluted air.
The Virus of Delegated Authoritarianism, or Why We Mustn’t Ignore JNU V-C’s Evasions
The patron-client relationship of the Union government with JNU is a reciprocal and cosy one.
Freedom, the Shackled Architecture of Life
'The refurbished facade of freedom by periodic celebrations / sentinels the little nascent life / from the darkness...'
Hearing My Grandmother’s Stories of Partition Gave Me a New Lease on Life
A Gen-Z writer narrates how he grew up listening to stories of Partition from his grandparents about the chaos of the border crossing from a newly-minted Pakistan and the …
‘The Majnu Ka Tilla Diaries’ Reveals Tibetan Empowerment in India
Photographer Serena Chopra's black and white images of the Tibetan colony in Delhi are an intimate and empathetic peek into the refugees' struggle for identity.
India Has Come a Long Way Since 1947, But Much Still Needs to Be Done
The need of the hour is to reorient policies built on equity, not only economic, political and social, but also ecological and environmental.
Laal Singh Chaddha: A ‘Phipty-Phipty’ Approach to Crucial – and Controversial – Points in History
Aamir Khan sometimes falls into his familiar clichés, but when he gets to the grip of the character, he shines.
Manipur: Arrested Tribal Student Leaders Released ‘For Want of Evidence’
Before the release, representatives from tribal student groups and the government reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding.
Police Book Kanpur School for Multi-Faith Worship, FIR Says Islamic Prayer is ‘Shiksha Jihad’
The school has been using prayers from across religions in the morning assembly for years.