Vol 9 Issue 30, Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018.

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  • Truth warrior

    Truth warrior

    Karnataka Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde is a crusader for truth. The man who exposed Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa’s alleged role in the multi-crore mining scam speaks out in an interview
      Posted    25-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 29
  • Saving children

    Saving children

    A boy being brutally beaten by police at a railway station inspired Shachi Singh to live for street children. Today she has ensured that the same station is child-labour free, says Tarannum
      Posted    22-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 29
  • We’ve one more JP

    We’ve one more JP

    He shares not just the name with Jayaprakash Narayan but also the Loknayak’s vision. The doctor-turned-bureaucrat-turned-social activist-turned politician is biding his time to capture power. Mahesh Avadhutha profiles the Loksatta founder
      Posted    15-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 28
  • New life

    New life

    For nearly 2 years she was trapped in Mumbai’s notorious Kamathipura red light area. Today, the 34-year-old Chairmaya Tamang is leading a heroic struggle against trafficking in Kathmandu
      Posted    11-Jul-2011    Vol 2 Issue 27
  • No, My lord

    No, My lord

    Justice K Chandru has set an example for the judiciary in many ways. When he walks through the corridors of Madras High Court, liveried, mace holding men do not shoo people, observes N Asokan
      Posted    24-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 25
  • Force with a heart

    Force with a heart

    ITBP soldiers posted along the India-China border at high altitudes are involved in a number of social projects for the benefit of the local population. Rahul Vaishnavi has the full details
      Posted    10-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 23
  • Born to serve

    He has an MBA from Derbyshire and was flooded with job offers. But Gurmeet Singh Bajwa returned to India to serve the people of his village in Kashmir. He has just been elected a sarpanch, says Binoo Joshi, who spoke to the 28-year-old on his plans to develop his village that
      Posted    01-Jun-2011    Vol 2 Issue 21
  • Where they care

    Where they care

    Not too far from the hustle and bustle of Bangalore’s IT hub, there is an abode of peace, providing palliative care to those needing comfort. Marianne de Nazareth visits Karunashraya that has been doing yeoman service for the past 12 years
      Posted    20-May-2011    Vol 2 Issue 20
  • Corruption buster

    Corruption buster

    With the Lokpal bill and Anna Hazare in the news, the role of Lokayukta in Karnataka came under scrutiny. Gauri Lankesh checks out how Justice Santosh Hegde has fared in the past five years
      Posted    20-May-2011    Vol 2 Issue 20
  • She dared

    She dared

    When the media is seen as superficial and elitist, there are journalists who get to the bottom of issues that face real India. One of them, Neha Dixit dared to foray into Naxal territory to get the true picture, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    06-May-2011    Vol 2 Issue 18
  • Friend of Dalits

    Friend of Dalits

    Dalits, facing caste discrimination in a village, found a saviour in a young police officer recently. But Asra Garg has taken on even politicians in the past, says P C Vinoj Kumar  
      Posted    06-May-2011    Vol 2 Issue 18
  • A deal with God

    A deal with God

    In the dingy confines of a prison, he struck a deal with God seeking another chance. Keeping his word to God, Auto Raja has been serving the destitute for 14 years, says Marianne de Nazareth
      Posted    29-Apr-2011    Vol 2 Issue 17
  • True to policing

    True to policing

    But for the few police officers with a conscience, the Nazi style operation of the Gujarat government could not have been exposed so well. Nachiketa Desai explains what those bold men have done to tell the world of the anti-Muslim pogrom
      Posted    29-Apr-2011    Vol 2 Issue 17
  • Inspired by Mother

    Inspired by Mother

    What Mother Teresa did in Kolkata, a 25-year-old man is now doing in the holy town of Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu. Sharada Balasubramanian profiles Manimaran, who takes care of 51 leprosy patients and is always prepared to help the needy
      Posted    22-Apr-2011    Vol 2 Issue 16
  • The daring four

    The daring four

    Change is in the air. Taboos are being broken. Two tribal villages in Orissa are seeing a social revolution as four young girls dared to defy customs and educate other children. Sarada Lahangir brings the story of change in rural India
      Posted    01-Apr-2011    Vol 2 Issue 13
  • Living with tigers

    Living with tigers

    Moved by a wildlife scientist’s narration of the woes of tigers in India, a 16-year-old boy turned to conservation. Akash Bisht meets Upamanyu Raju, who later founded Tiger Protection Group
      Posted    01-Apr-2011    Vol 2 Issue 13
  • It's a cycle

    It's a cycle

    When Mathew Cherian started using the humble bicycle as a mode of transport 15 years ago, people looked at him differently. Today, the 43-year-old is trim and fit, says Marianne de Nazareth
      Posted    25-Mar-2011    Vol 2 Issue 12
  • Daughter of Manipur

    Daughter of Manipur

    Irom Sharmila has become the face of Manipur in the decade that she spent without swallowing even a drop of water. Amit Sengupta, along with Sadiq Naqvi, reviews the situation in the troubled State to figure out the merits of Irom’s protest
      Posted    18-Mar-2011    Vol 2 Issue 11
  • Corruption combat

    Corruption combat

    What he failed to do as an IPS officer, he does with aplomb as a lawyer. Kavita Kanan Chandra meets Y P Singh, who quit the services to continue his fight against corruption with more vigour
      Posted    04-Mar-2011    Vol 2 Issue 9
  • Police activist

    Police activist

    He has been fighting for rights of people from within the system. Now, IPS officer Amitabh Thakur wants IIT, Kanpur, to implement labour laws in letter and spirit, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    18-Feb-2011    Vol 2 Issue 7
  • Fighting poachers

    Fighting poachers

    In an effort to protect tigers in Ranthambore, Dharmendra Khandal reached out to traditional hunting tribes and won their confidence. Now Moghiya tribe leads a better life as the poachers are in jail and the tigers safe, says Akash Bisht
      Posted    04-Feb-2011    Vol 2 Issue 5
  • Media's darling

    Media's darling

    Mosin Khan is just 22, but he is a good parent and a sincere employee at workplace. The media in Hyderabad went gaga over the mentally challenged youth after he won a national award recently
      Posted    19-Jan-2011    Vol 2 Issue 2
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