How the farmers protest turned into a kitchen overflowing with food. 

Harman Khurana

Indian couples seem to think of adopting a child as the last choice left on the reproductive table.

Divya Saibabu

An introspection of what influenced me as a child and continues to even today.

Umama Momin

Can we turn ‘Waste not, want not’ into ‘Waste not’? A conversation with Vani Murthy, a zero-waste influencer from Bangalore. 

 

Bruvee Manek

With those words, Gitanjali (name changed upon request) found freedom from the chains that had bound her in a heteronormative world. Hear the story of her coming out. 

Akash Pandey

Outside a pandemic rages. But in a hospital room Madhavi Sakhardande watches her mother, Dr Pushpa Sakhardande, make war on the cancer that began as a cough. 

Madhavi Sakhardande

"Gender reality is performative which means, quite simply, that it is real only to the extent that it is performed" But with the lockdown that was brought with the pandemic of 2020, gender became confined within our four walls. It was now a performance for ourselves. From conversations, confusions to a feeling of liberation that was met with obstructions, the less we were seen the more our gender became visible to us. 

Manya Sinha

Wondering why you’re laughing when you’re laughing.

Vatsala Srivastava

When you think of your dream job, do you think it might mean picking up doggy do? Smirna Nathan didn’t think so either when she signed up to be a dog walker. 

Smirna Nathan

In the 1970s, a band of cousins grew up in Pune. They moved across the world but they carried their recipes with them.

Umama Momin

What does it mean when political parties rope in celebrities to stand for elections? 

Vedika Kanodia

A postwoman looks back at her days working with India Post

Divya Saibabu

When you’re done with it, where does it go? Some of it gets recycled thanks to the kabadiwala.  Meet the men who keep the city clean. 

Akansha Sinha

For 30 years, Mark Tully was Bureau Chief of BBC, New Delhi. He joined the Beeb in 1964 and moved back to India in 1965 to work as the corporation's India Correspondent. He covered major incidents in South Asia during his tenure, ranging from Indo-Pakistan conflicts, Bhopal gas tragedy, Operation Blue Star, Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi to the Demolition of Babri Masjid. He is the author of many books including No Full-Stops in India (Penguin, 1991) and Upcountry Tales (Speaking Tiger, 2017).

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