The Karnataka High Court, while hearing the bail plea, has repeatedly raised the question of how and where alleged illegal immigrants should be housed before they are repatriated.
Science can help document a landscape, but actual conservation is possible only by communicating with local communities. A new book of essays reflects naturalist TR Shankar Raman’s experience.
Around 200 people were arrested on the India-Bangladesh border earlier this month, while trying to cross over from India. Reports in Bangladesh’s newspapers suggest they were fleeing “harassment” in Bengaluru.
A decade after the Sri Lankan civil war, a former UN worker revisits the lives of those he left behind on the island through a graphic novel
As ‘illegal’ immigrants leave Bengaluru amidst a government crackdown, Thubarahalli, a colony of Bengali-speaking migrants in the city, has also drawn the line — “That is where the Bangladeshis live. Go harass them”
Meet the tribe of Indians trying to live plastic-free and sustainably
Margaret Atwood’s latest reveals the insidious armature of Gilead — an oppressive political order we are uncomfortably familiar with
A children’s book that talks about caste, and inspires you to be a climate champ
Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: ‘If savarnas need to change to liberate India from caste, then Gandhi is necessary’
Two years after the killing of Gauri Lankesh, sister Kavitha looks back at an intertwined life.
Nagarkar first novel, Saat Sakkam Trechalis, was written in Marathi in 1974; its urban, male angst could be traced to predecessors such as Bhalchandra Nemade’s Kosala (1963) but there was no mistaking this striking, new voice.
Suketu Mehta on his new book, the long shadow cast by colonialism and why climate refugees won’t stop moving.
In a bridge school for migrant children, a Kannada teacher helps them join the conversation.
The work of National Award-winning screenwriter Syam Pushkaran reflects on what it is to be a man. Pushkaran, 35, on masculinity and contemporary Malayalam cinema.
Angela Saini's work uncovers how power structures influence the questions science asks and the answers it supplies.
Alpa Shah's book was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize — Britain’s most prestigious award for political writing— in May.
We need to regroup and take the issues to the people. In the last year, we could not, because of various issues, the Lok Sabha elections, the dissidence, said Dinesh Gundu Rao.
KK Shailaja is the quiet face of Kerala’s Nipah fightback, inspiring Revathy’s role in the Malayalam film Virus. The state health minister on how the battle was won, and the challenges ahead.
Would domestic violence cease if films such as Kabir Singh or Dabangg or Tere Naam were not made? Of course not. But popular cinema is a powerful way in which a society negotiates its rights and wrongs.
Step into the Shade: Harini Nagendra and Seema Mundoli's new book Cities and Canopies: Trees in Indian Cities talk about trees as providers and keepers of our mental peace.