articles by Sindhuja Parthasarathy

long-reads

In Tamil Nadu, anatomy of a caste crime: Families devastated by honour killings speak of the scourge

Honour killings in Tamil Nadu have left behind broken families, disillusioning fights against the social order, untold amounts of grief — through which faint glimmerings of hope shine through

long-reads

From Manipur's trans community, stories of hope, despair, triumph and rebellion

Five stories of transgender individuals from Manipur, and how they navigate personal conflict and societal strife

long-reads

Haryana's slave brides: For trafficked women, a life lived on the margins

‘Paro’ is a derogatory term used for women trafficked and sold as brides to men in Haryana

long-reads

As DMK chief Karunanidhi's life slipped away, his supporters held on to hope and a prayer

DMK chief M Karunanidhi, one of the foremost Dravidian politicians in modern times, died in Chennai on Tuesday, 7 August 2018, aged 94

Life

Bohra Muslims are more vocal now, about ending FGC or 'khatna'. Will things change?

As more voices join the campaign to end FGM (female genital cutting) or 'khatna' among the Dawoodi Bohra community in India, will the misogynistic practice finally end?