Vol 8 Issue 51, Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 21, 2017.

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  • Million rupee question

    Million rupee question

    As the gang-rape of a girl in New Delhi has outraged an entire nation, an email from a reader to P C Vinoj Kumar wants to know what happened to the man who stripped an Adivasi woman in public
      Posted    20-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 50
  • Super fast

    Super fast

    Irom Sharmila has become an icon for civil rights activists as she has been on a fast in Manipur for over 12 years now. Is it time she changes the mode of protest? Ninglun Hanghal checks out
      Posted    14-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 50
  • A holy cause

    A holy cause

    The Bishops of Mannar, Jaffna, Anuradhapura, Galle, and Kurunegala, have sought the release of 3 Jaffna University students who have been arrested by the Terrorism Investigation Department
      Posted    10-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 49
  • For girls

    For girls

    A campaign is on in Himachal Pradesh against ‘son preference’, which has reaching alarming levels in a district like Una where there are just 870 females per 1000 males, says Aditi Bishnoi
      Posted    07-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 49
  • Hope for Tamils

    Hope for Tamils

    Though Sri Lanka habitually rejects recommendations made under the Universal Periodic Review of UNHRC, there is hope for Tamils as the world is taking note of their problem, says Paul Newman
      Posted    07-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 49
  • In solidarity

    In solidarity

    The student unrest in Jaffna University following the Sri Lankan army’s brutal attempt to foil the observation of ‘Heroes Day’ in the campus has whipped up emotions in TN, says Radhika Giri
      Posted    04-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 48
  • Lessons from Bhopal

    Lessons from Bhopal

    Speakers at a seminar in the Taj city said that despite a "Himalayan disaster" like the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, government agencies and voluntary groups have learnt no lessons
      Posted    03-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 48
  • Changing faces

    Changing faces

    A Rotary club is quietly working among the Irular tribe at a village 60 km from Chennai with the goal of changing the lives of people there, reports Radhika Giri amazed by what she saw there
      Posted    01 Dec 2012    Vol 3 Issue 48
  • Cant sit tight

    Cant sit tight

    In a US bus, Rosa Parks refused to vacate her seat for a white man and asserted Black rights 57 years ago, but in TN Dalits have to still vacate seats for the upper castes, says G Babu Jayakumar
      Posted    01 Dec 2012    Vol 3 Issue 48
  • Aid for AIDS

    Aid for AIDS

    Better healthcare and increased awareness have helped control the spread of HIV/AIDS, doctors at an AIDS speciality hospital in Mysore tell Brij Khandelwal on the eve of World AIDS Day
      Posted    30 Nov 2012    Vol 3 Issue 48
  • Rural loot

    Rural loot

    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Act needs implementation in ‘form and spirit’, says Sonal Kellogg, pointing to a plethora of scams that were unearthed in Bihar’s Barawan panchyat
      Posted    30-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 48
  • Law behold

    Law behold

    Driven by a desire to help people needing free legal aid, Shireen Irani, a UK-based lawyer, launched i-Probono, a non-profit volunteer-driven portal in 2009. Paromita Pain finds out how it has been doing so far and what the future plans are 
      Posted    30-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 48
  • Fight after death

    Fight after death

    Vishal Gulati meets the elderly parents of Kargil martyr Capt. Saurabh Kalia, who are seeking justice for the torture their son and five other soldiers suffered at the hands of Pakistani troops
      Posted    29-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 47
  • Young crusader

    Young crusader

    Inspired by a radio programme, two Class Eight students in Uttar Pradesh played the role of catalyst in making their families and communities build toilets. Alka Pande reports on the crusade
      Posted    23-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 47
  • Water, where?

    Water, where?

    What has been done to Chennai’s water bodies? Aparajithan N figures it out to drive home the point that the city has lost its sense of self and a sense of direction in its growth trajectory 
      Posted    17-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 46
  • Missing images

    Missing images

    The whereabouts of a missing video tape in the Rajiv assassination case that the then IB chief M K Narayanan knew about is just one of the unsolved mysteries in the case, says Sam Rajappa
      Posted    16 Nov 2012    Vol 3 Issue 45
  • Mumbai rising

    Mumbai rising

    The youth of Mumbai are enthusiastically involving themselves in the Indian leg of the international ‘One Billion Rising’ (OBR) campaign to end violence against women, says Geeta Seshu
      Posted    15 Nov 2012    Vol 3 Issue 45
  • Missing girls

    Missing girls

    Thousands of poor tribal women from Odisha’s Sundergarh district have gone missing after going for work somewhere. Sarada Lahangir meets many parents waiting for their daughters to return  
      Posted    09-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 45
  • Ready to hit

    Ready to hit

    Former IPS officer YP Singh plans to hold a press meet today to expose how Mumbai police abused their official position and helped Salman Khan to prolong the trial of his hit-and-run case
      Posted    02-Nov-2012    Vol 3 Issue 43
  • Free India

    Free India

    Delhi residents who lost their family members in the anti-Sikh riots that followed Indira Gandhi’s assassination on Oct 31, 1984 tell Rajat Ghai that the riot killers are still roaming free
      Posted    30-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 43
  • Geneva test

    Geneva test

    India is reported to have assured Sri Lanka of support in international forum, says Sam Rajappa, wondering if she would betray Tamils yet again in the human rights review meet in Geneva
      Posted    29-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 43
  • Fire fighting

    Fire fighting

    Under fire for refusing to create a 3-km buffer zone around wildlife sanctuaries where over 40 mining companies operate, Goa govt to identify private forest areas on directions of Bombay HC
      Posted    27-Oct-2012    Vol 3 Issue 43
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