Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

Full Coverage : GO WITH THE FLOW

The Ghosts in the Water
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April 27, 2014

The epitaphs of the Spoon River Anthology pioneered a new way of doing subaltern literature, much before the term was coined.

Once Upon a River
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What a Mughal general, and an unsuccessful surveyor have to do with the history of the Brahmaputra.

A River Runs Through It
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In the detective novel, the river offers a way in and out of urban spaces, a place to bury the evidence and can even be the source of the crime.

Walking on Thin Ice
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In Ladakh, the Zanskar river freezes over every winter, offering its people an unforgettable passage through the Himalayan mountain range.

Where the Wild Things Are
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The Brahmaputra supports an abundance of life in the Kaziranga National Park.

Life by the River
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Villagers, whose life revolves around the Mahabaleshwar temple and the rivers, are concerned about the deteriorating quality of water.

Journey to Middle Earth
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Rajasthan’s Chambal river holds many surprises for wildlife lovers.

Beasts of the Southern Wild
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Why the Kabini, which snakes through the protected forests of Karnataka, is among the best places in the country to spot large mammals.

Touched by the Water Spirit
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Encounters with myth, lore and modernity on the Tlawng river in Mizoram.

Yes, The River Knows
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‘The river has a cultural, social and religious significance. The way we look at the rest of the world and the way we are perceived is, in a strong way, determined by the river’.

How Deep is That River
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Steeped in mythological stories, the Alaknanda river can be friendly and ferocious in equal measure.

Drifting on the Nile

The political turmoil in Egypt has cast a shadow on the country but nothing can dim the beauty and serenity of the river that gives it hope.

Daughter of Ponni
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How the Cauvery lost the hilsa, and became an obsession.

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

You could be professor or punter, but you can’t ignore the river in this university town.

Ganga Sonata
Breakfast on board before an excursion. (Hugh & Colleen Gantzer)

A little bit of history, riding along the Ganga river.