Social Commentary Stop Press! We Need Some Solidarity
The World Press Freedom Day is a reminder that the one thing missing in our journalistic values is solidarity. Now, in the era of fake news and manufactured misinformation, the media needs to rally together. We need to stand up for each other’s right to speak.Add to list
Social Commentary Sabarimala Woman Hit by Mother-in-Law: Who Gives Indian Elders the Authority to Beat Family Members?
Kanaka Durga, the 39-year-old woman who made history by entering the Sabarimala temple, is now in hospital after being hit by her mother-in-law. But when does punishment go from an act of disciplining to a gross violation of someone's rights?Add to list
What's Up With... What’s Up With India’s Suhaag Raat Obsession?
If there's one thing Indians know how to do well, it's the shaadi. And it all builds up to the hallowed first night -- with kesar doodh and a literal bed of roses. Stay with us through the big night, as we ask: What's Up With India's Suhaag Raat Obsession?Add to list
What's Up With... What’s Up With India’s Hindutva Pop Obsession?
From India's hinterland comes a new music sensation, where popular songs are painted saffron. In the run-up to India's general elections, we're asking: What's Up With India Obsession with "Hindutva pop"?Add to list
What's Up With... What’s Up With India’s Navel Obsession?
It's no secret that Indians have long been smitten by the humble navel. But in the age of internet porn, why are navels still so titillating? And exactly how did this unique obsession begin?Add to list