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

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  • Ugly side

    Ugly side

    There is a dark under belly to the multi-billion beauty business, says Tarannum, pointing fingers at the problems faced by sales assistants who have to wear make-up and also stand long hours
      Posted    27-Sep-2013    Vol 4 Issue 39
  • Farmers woe

    Farmers woe

    A move to give a concrete lining to a canal in Tamil Nadu has angered the farmers of Erode, Tiruppur and Karur districts as the region would turn into a desert, says Karthikeya Sivasenapathy
      Posted    20-Sep-2013    Vol 4 Issue 38
  • A real win?

    A real win?

    As the TNA is set to win the provincial polls, exemplifying the unfaltering support for self-determination, Ana Pararajasingham fears that it could undermine the interest of Eelam Tamils
      Posted    20-Sep-2013    Vol 4 Issue 38
  • Dignity for all

    Dignity for all

    Realizing that Indians do not have respect for dignity of labor, Vishal Talreja wanted to change the attitude and reached out to the slums. Today, his NGO, ‘Dream A Dream’ mentors underprivileged kids and uplifts them, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    20-Sep-2013    Vol 4 Issue 38
  • Vote for God

    Vote for God

    The Dongria Kond tribe’s opposition to Vedanta’s mining bauxite at the Niyamgiri hills in Odisha has now gained a democratic colour. Sarada Lahangir reports on how 12 village councils voted
      Posted    06-Sep-2013    Vol 4 Issue 36
  •  Islet of loss

    Islet of loss

    The Indian government’s stand that 'Katchatheevu was not ceded but conceded to Sri Lanka’s claim' has hurt the people of Tamil Nadu. Sam Rajappa puts the issue in its historical perspective
      Posted    06-Sep-2013    Vol 4 Issue 36
  • Walking the talk

    Walking the talk

    The district magistrate of Kaimur in Bihar, Arvind Kumar Singh, has set an example to bureaucrats and politicians. He goes to work on foot or rides a bicycle to save fuel and save the economy
      Posted    06-Sep-2013    Vol 4 Issue 36
  • Caught in border

    Caught in border

    As women and children are the worst sufferers in any conflict, in Kashmir, the future hangs in fire for many wives of former militants and those entering India from PoK, says Ashutosh Sharma
      Posted    30-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 35
  • Young fighter

    Young fighter

    Wedded at the age of 10, Uma Kumari now campaigns against child marriage, a common practice in her district in Uttar Pradesh. Tarannum tells out how Uma has inspired other girls to join her
      Posted    23-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 34
  • Brave mother

    Brave mother

    Despite threats, Shaminma Kauser, the mother of Ishrat Jahan who was killed in an encounter by Gujarat police, put up a fight for nine years to clear the daughter’s name, says Humra Quraishi
      Posted    16-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 33
  • Black facts

    Black facts

    How does my skin tone make me different from other human beings? Don’t I bleed the same way? Don’t I have feelings? So wonders Diya Paul, recalling dark moments of discrimination in her life
      Posted    16-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 33
  • Surrogacy concern

    Surrogacy concern

    That children born through surrogacy are being deprived of mother’s milk is a nutrition issue that has not been adequately addressed. Tripti Nath looks for a solution by speaking to experts
      Posted    09-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 32
  • Teaching parents

    Teaching parents

    The mid-day meal tragedy in Bihar might not have happened if there had been a mother like Nazia Jaahan of Lucknow. Parvinder Singh and Priyanka Sarkar profile the woman who made a difference
      Posted    02-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 31
  • Safe period

    Safe period

    The mini sanitary napkin-making machine fabricated by Aakar Innovations could revolutionize rural women’s health, feels Alka Tiwari. For, just 12 per cent of women use sanitary napkins now
      Posted    02-Aug-2013    Vol 4 Issue 31
  • Focus Eelam

    Focus Eelam

    The 13th amendment only provides the mirage of devolution, Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam tells Paul Newman, explaining his party’s decision not to contest the provincial elections in Sri Lanka
      Posted    19-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 29
  • Pads off

    Pads off

    Conservancy workers in Pune are demanding that manufacturers of sanitary pads share responsibility for safe disposal of the10 million used pads generated in a month in the city, says Quaid Najmi
      Posted    19-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 29
  • Return of Eelam

    Return of Eelam

    It is inevitable that the Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora would mobilize again, Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam, the TNPF leader who wants a transitional administration in Tamil areas, tells Paul Newman
      Posted    12-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 28
  • Maimed women

    Maimed women

    Jammu and Kashmir has no rehabilitation policy to provide succor to women who have lost their limbs or got maimed in landmine and other blasts through the violent years, says Ashutosh Sharma
      Posted    05-Jul-2013    Vol 4 Issue 27
  • Beyond border

    Beyond border

    India’s Border Security Force is going beyond its call of duty to bring smile on the face of children with cleft lips and palates. Sujit Chakraborty visits the medical camps in remote areas
      Posted    28-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 26
  • Hope for justice

    Hope for justice

    Zakia Jafri, whose husband Ahsan was killed in the 2002 Gujarat riots, still hopes to get justice. Humra Quraishi profiles the courageous 73-year-old woman, who has survived riots in the past
      Posted    21-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 25
  • Ragtag initiative

    Ragtag initiative

    A Delhi-based couple is upcycling plastic waste by teaming up with rag pickers, improving the lifestyle of those at the bottom of the pyramid. Kavita Kanan Chandra spoke to the Ahujas and rag pickers associated with the NGO, Conserve India
      Posted    21-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 25
  • Shaping rulers

    Shaping rulers

    A citizen’s group in Bangalore is planning to organize an 18 month training programme for aspiring corporators to help them imbibe leadership qualities, among other things, says V S Karnic
      Posted    14-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 24
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