The epitaphs of the Spoon River Anthology pioneered a new way of doing subaltern literature, much before the term was coined.
What a Mughal general, and an unsuccessful surveyor have to do with the history of the Brahmaputra.
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.
In Ladakh, the Zanskar river freezes over every winter, offering its people an unforgettable passage through the Himalayan mountain range.
The Brahmaputra supports an abundance of life in the Kaziranga National Park.
Villagers, whose life revolves around the Mahabaleshwar temple and the rivers, are concerned about the deteriorating quality of water.
Rajasthan’s Chambal river holds many surprises for wildlife lovers.
Why the Kabini, which snakes through the protected forests of Karnataka, is among the best places in the country to spot large mammals.
Encounters with myth, lore and modernity on the Tlawng river in Mizoram.
‘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’.
Steeped in mythological stories, the Alaknanda river can be friendly and ferocious in equal measure.
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.
How the Cauvery lost the hilsa, and became an obsession.
You could be professor or punter, but you can’t ignore the river in this university town.
A little bit of history, riding along the Ganga river.