Joel Heikha, 22, M.A. Journalism student on moving from Kohima, Nagaland to Pune.
A bureaucrat in Maharashtra’s parched Marathwada region dissuades farmers from suicide through kirtans and bhajans.
The selfie project is a feature on the spaces and objects that define our work and home life through the selfie.
It’s that time of the year when the birds begin their journey to the warmer comforts of the south.
Vangani is a small town in Maharashtra that is home to an unusually large number of visually impaired people who came looking for a new life but had to settle for much less.
A lovely home spells magic!
A Moscow-based school is teaching students how to protect themselves by using a selfie stick for self-defence.
Life flows, like the river. It is sometimes calm, sometimes rapid, sometimes quiet, sometimes rocky. We don't know what to expect along the way. This makes our journey interesting. And to survive, we learn to read the river.
Macaques are agents of free love, but you wouldn’t like to cross their paths in such high testosterone times.
Harendar Kumar Singh, 32, paan shop owner on moving from Bihar to Kolkata.
In the light of the PIL which seeks a ban on online jokes about Sikhs, a Sardar comic is gunning for a little humour.
Go for the 'loving-kindness' meditation. It is a Buddhist practise that promotes unconditional kindness towards oneself and others.
India's current gross domestic product (GDP) could rise by upto 2%, if these women, who left the workforce mostly on account of the need to give more time to the family, are retained at the workplace.
Soccer legend David Beckham said that he's "very pleased to accept" the title.
For a man who does charitable acts selflessly, there is no room for gratitude or ingratitude.
When we reject a historic ensemble, it’s a call for change.
Interestingly, people experienced on average more positivity on the weekend and more negativity during the work week.
Abhishek Mishra, 27, Mechanical Engineer on moving from Bhagalpur to Delhi.
The old jungle saying in Arunachal Pradesh was: thou shalt not slay a Hoolock Gibbon. But the primates are now easy prey in low-lying areas of the state. A family of three gibbons finds itself in the cross hairs. Will they be able to make it to safety?
From the Ramu kakas of the 1980s to Khempal in Talvar, Bollywood’s representation of the family retainer is a reflection of the changing nature of the class divide in urban India.
Two years after the devastation of the floods that destroyed Uttarakhand, Kedarnath is inching to normalcy. But with broken houses and debris all around, it remains a ghost town.
Sometimes, conservation begins with an individual. And the results are often magnificent.
This Diwali, let us vow to uphold the code of duty (dharm) and rein in our demons or be prepared to meet the fate that Ravan did.
Sure, crocs may not be cuddlesome — even if high society loves the feel of their leather — but they’re not nearly the voracious monsters they’ve been made out to be.
There is a marked change in gifting trends across India, with more people preferring to go the green and organic route. Here's a selection of eco-friendly, non-toxic gifts that are utilitarian as well.
If you value math, a little nervousness in relation to math problems may actually improve your performance, suggests new research.
It has long been known that mood biases our judgments and perceptions but this effect has usually been regarded as irrational or disadvantageous.
Parent-adolescent sexual communication is associated with greater use of condoms and contraceptives, the findings showed.
The perpetual problem of kids’ free time.
Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy on how she became a feminist and why men have a role to play in the feminist struggle.
The festival of lights bring with it loads of shopping, and where better to open your wallet in Delhi than these lovely fairs with an ethnic feel.
They found employment and independence in the many ancillary businesses that sprung up around the flourishing dance bars in Mumbai. Ahead of the Supreme Court’s final hearing on November 5, those who lost their livelihood a decade ago due to the government’s ban on dance bars, remember their golden time.
His Delhi-based parents wanted for him the identity of a Kerala-born Malayali. Twenty-eight years down the line, Delhi has bested Kerala as dominant cultural influence, transforming Dilin Nair into Raftaar, a speed devil on the Indian rap scene.
A 28-year-old woman from a village in Andhra Pradesh ends up in Delhi’s red-light area. The Road gives her a new name, work and a place to stay, but takes away her child. She is now fighting to get her daughter back.
The mountains, they fool you every time. You stare up at the pristine blue sky and suddenly realise that what you thought were clouds riding high are actually the great Himalayas.
Soumyadeep Murshidabadi, 23, Musician on moving from Kolkata to Mumbai.
Remember the time when a couple from New York got married inside a shark tank or this Aussie couple who decided to tie the knot — naked! — in front of 250 guests? Crazy, isn't it? Weddings can be weird at times. Here's why.