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Oct 04, 2015
Tarabari: The Bihar village that is bad publicity for Brand Nitish's claim of developmentIt's difficult not to be disillusioned with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's claims of development once you try to reach this village in Purnea district.
Sep 30, 2015
Riding for change: The Lady Bike Riders who are urging Bihari women to speak upBreaking free of the inhibitions imposed by a patriarchal society, a group of young women have been on their bikes for weeks spreading the message of how women can empower themselves by voting.
Aug 14, 2015
Shattered calm: In Kashmir, homegrown militancy rears its ugly head yet againFrequent terror strikes are becoming part of Kashmir's daily life again.
Jun 03, 2015
In Nepal, volunteers struggle to get aid to people despite govt bottlenecksA writer documents the plight of the Nepali people in a remote area a month after the massive earthquake.
Jun 02, 2015
Babri Masjid in the making? Muslims in Ballabhgarh under siege over mosqueFor Muslims of Atali, the riot-ravaged village, 12 km from Ballabhgarh Tehsil of Faridabad district in Haryana, survival comes at a cost. There are not too many options. The majority community demands that Muslims “cannot ask for justice” if they want to stay in the village.
May 27, 2015
Out of charge: In North Kashmir, terrorists wage a mysterious war against telecom operatorsThe failure of the police to nab the attackers in these places, where they have the best intelligence networks, only deepens the mystery.
May 21, 2015
Sabka saath, sabka vikas? Certainly not in PM Modi's adopted village, JayapurModi zeroed in on Jayapur village of Varanasi under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana – a scheme for MPs to adopt a village in their constituency and develop it with all the resources at their command.
May 16, 2015
An Englishman from Varanasi has a message for PM Modi: Leave my city aloneAn Englishman who has been living in Varanasi since 1970 has a simple message for the city's MP: leave it alone.
May 13, 2015
Saffron isn’t green: When religion is the pollutant, can Modi clean up Ganga?PM Narendra Modi's alluring ideological synthesis runs quickly into trouble when faced with reality, and nowhere are its contradictions more glaringly obvious than in Varanasi.
Apr 24, 2015
In Gajendra Singh's village there are more questions than answers: Suicide or accident?Gajendra’s family says he was not thrown out of home by his father, a claim that contradicts the note he left behind.