I read the shocking plight of Jawahar Manjhi, a farm labourer in Bihar, working for 27 years to reply a loan of about 40 kg of rice for a family wedding. Those 40kgs turned out to be slave food. They agreed that he would work for a day for each kilo. Even for a slave, food is still a necessity. T...
The Role of Women in Indian Society
A look at modern urban women and the gender dynamics of a society caught between modernity and outdated stereotypes. Is there a better way?
Foundling wheel in India?
In a country with a pathetic sex ratio and tall claims to protect girl children, precious little beyond propaganda actually happens to save them from harm.