Vol 9 Issue 42, Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 18, 2018.


  •  Lathis in Kudankulam

    Lathis in Kudankulam

    TN police launch crack down on beach protestors near the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, using canes and tear gas shells. Udayakumar and other leaders said to have escaped in boats
      Posted    10 Sep 2012    Vol 3 Issue 36
  • Beached firmly

    Beached firmly

    Thousands of protestors spend the night at the beach close to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant braving chilly winds as the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy ups the ante
      Posted    10-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 36
  • Sanchi showdown

    Sanchi showdown

    With tempers running high in TN over the Lankan President Rajapaksa’s Indian visit, BJP and Congress leaders in the State are distancing themselves from the Sanchi show, says Radhika Giri
      Posted    08-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 36
  • On kids' laps

    On kids' laps

    Walter Bender, co-founder of ‘One Laptop Per Child’, has realized his dream with his initiative doing wonders at a rural school in Maharastra. Mauli Buch reports on the success of the project
      Posted    07-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 36
  • Malaysian Eelamist

    Malaysian Eelamist

    Support for Eelam is felt even in Malaysia, where M Kulasegaran leads the Tamils. In an interview to Paul Newman, the MP says that he will work towards the Tamil Right to Self Determination
      Posted    07-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 36
  • Time for action

    Time for action

    Recent protests in Tamil Nadu against the racist regime of Sri Lanka have had the desired effect in putting the spotlight on the war crimes of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, says P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    05-Sep-2012    Vol 3 Issue 35
  • No smooth gel!

    No smooth gel!

    The full-page ads and TV spots promising to make women feel like a virgin with a tight vagina have led to outrage, prompting a furious debate among feminists and health professionals
      Posted    30-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 34
  • IIT goes berserk

    IIT goes berserk

    The standoff between the Chennai media and the IIT academics makes one wonder if academics too can behave like thugs. Worse than a professor beating up a photographer, the institute backs him
      Posted    24 Aug 2012    Vol 3 Issue 34
  • Ready for challenge

    Ready for challenge

    Dalit women elected representatives are set to play a more assertive role as the likes of Kiran Devi are beginning to challenge the atrocities of the upper castes, says Swapna Majumdar
      Posted    23-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 34
  • Messenger on trees

    Messenger on trees

    Brikesh Singh has built a tree house inside the buffer zone of the Tadoba tiger reserve in Maharashtra where he plans to stay for a month with his laptop for a green cause, says Mauli Buch
      Posted    23-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 33
  • Sharing a vision

    Sharing a vision

    By reporting developments in the project of Rotary International District 3230, which will see each of its 117 clubs adopting a village, The Weekender Leader hopes to inspire readers to contribute their mite to society, says P C Vinoj Kumar  
      Posted    23-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 34
  • Consumer is king

    Consumer is king

    Lufthansa is penalized for a non-transparent promotional scheme that left an Indian couple stranded in the US for days, forcing them to return home on another airline at their own cost
      Posted    22-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 33
  • Buried livelihood

    Buried livelihood

    RTI activist Mahendra Yadav reveals that about 14129.70 acres of cultivable land is still covered by sand in Supaul district, which is just one of the issues facing Bihar’s Kosi flood victims
      Posted    21-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 33
  • Brotherly love

    Brotherly love

    Muslim leaders have condemned the campaign against people of North Eastern origin in parts of the country. They have urged Muslims to offer shelter to the latter till situation becomes normal
      Posted    18-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 33
  • Steering kids

    Steering kids

    Picking urchins out of workplaces and streets, a yellow bus drives them on a new path in life. Katyayni Singh traces the route of the mobile classroom in Delhi that is a godsend for these kids
      Posted    17-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 33
  • Wall cleaning

    Wall cleaning

    Walls of Dehradun are getting a facelift. Posters are scrubbed off and pleasing murals are painted, thanks to the ongoing ‘Let’s Clean Doon Together campaign’. Jodie Underhill, who is part of the effort, explains the campaign’s ups and downs
      Posted    17-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 33
  • Knock on the head

    Knock on the head

    The Madras High Court comes down heavily on the union ministers for shooting their mouths off on the commissioning date of Kudankulam nuclear power plant without respect for the court
      Posted    16-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 32
  • Maruti mire

    Maruti mire

    If you were shocked by the recent violence at Maruti Suzuki factory in Manesar, you have more shocking revelations by Rahul Varman, who explains how the workers have been exploited all along
      Posted    10-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 32
  • The first salvo

    The first salvo

    The Movement against BT cotton seeds receives a boost with the Maharashtra govt’s ban on the sale and distribution of Bt cotton seeds of Mahyco, a partner of US multinational Monsanto
      Posted    09-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 31
  • Actor rebel

    Actor rebel

    Any people’s problem is street theatre for Babil Perunna, whose one-act plays have helped create awareness on various social issues in Kerala. Kevalam Sasikumar meets the rebel, born to act
      Posted    03-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 31
  • Inner development

    Inner development

    Create just another IIM or change the image of MBAs? This was the question before M J Xavier, a maverick management guru, when he took charge of IIM-Ranchi. How he went about it is the story
      Posted    03-Aug-2012    Vol 3 Issue 31
  • Build 'em green

    Build 'em green

    Ideas, concepts, fledgling technologies, and every aspect of a green building was discussed at the ‘Trends in Green Buildings’ workshop organized by The Weekend Leader, says Radhika Giri
      Posted    30-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 30
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