Sec 377 verdict | We did not want it to be struck down. SC gave us a good start: Gautam Yadav, The Humsafar Trust

The Supreme Court has legalised same-sex relationships by striking down provisions of section 377 that made it illegal. Gautam Yadav of The Humsafar Trust, an NGO, explains how this judgment benefits the community.

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Out of Office – The Other Side of Politicians

We went behind the scenes to capture some light-hearted moments of the otherwise always busy politicians.

Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.

26/11 — A look inside Nariman House

Ten years after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Nariman House is being converted into a living memorial, including one section that will be called the Nariman Light House. Here’s an exclusive preview.

How a community of villagers in Meghalaya’s Mawkyrwat are running towards a better life

In the hilly trails of Meghalaya’s Mawkyrwat region, a group of villagers have inculcated a healthy new hobby: running.

UNBOXING with Prashant Kishor | How to plan, execute and win an election

Poll strategist and National Vice President of JD(U) Prashant Kishor talks about what it takes to plan, execute and win an election in this month's Unboxing.

Want a dialogue with all parties to settle the Ayodhya dispute, says union minister Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti has said that leaders across party lines must come together and sort out the Ayodhya dispute through dialogue. She also said that those in the government want to build a temple at the disputed site but will need support from

Operation Ivy: When the US detonated a Hydrogen bomb in 1952

On this day in 1952, US detonated its first Hydrogen bomb in Operation Ivy. But it was publicly acknowledged only in 1954.

For the first time ever, girls enter Sainik Schools in India

Sainik School in Chhingchhip, Mizoram creates history by opening its doors girls —Meet the first girl 'cadets' of a Sainik School in India, a strictly all-boys institution since it was set up in 1961.

Express Eye for Detail: CBI vs CBI, AIADMK MLAs to stay disqualified, and Kohli reaches another milestone

In this episode of Express Eye for Detail, a look at the battle within the CBI, the AIADMK gets a breather and Virat Kohli becomes the fastest batsman to reach the 10,000-run mark.

Dancing to the beats of a dhak with a Dhunuchi

Dhunuchi dance is commonly seen during Durga Puja, where devotees, dance to the beats of a dhak with a dhunuchi in hand. Dhunuchi is a native Indian incense burner used during aarti.

Durga Puja Delight: Beadon Street Fish Roll

Kolkata street food has a plethora of options for you to choose from. Rolls to Kachori to Ghoogni. The best thing, they are easy to make and are full of flavour. Here is our take on a fish roll

Idols & Idol Makers of CR Park

As Durga Puja fever grips North India, we trace the origin of the festival in CR Park, and the men behind the beautiful idols.

A walk through the lanes of Kumortuli

Kumortuli, a place in northern Kolkata. Two to four months before the Durga puja starts, thousands of idols of Goddess Durga are made here. Catch the glimpse of this magical place in Kolkata where makers of Gods reside.

For Malti Devi, the Swachh Bharat job isn’t about Gandhi’s vision. It’s just a job that pays – and barely that

In Chauri Chaura, the place that is most-known for bringing an end to Mahatma Gandhi’s non-cooperation movement, Swachh Bharat workers Malti Devi and her husband are the cleaning staff, because it’s a job that pays, and barely that.

Spreading joy one laugh at a time.

Sheetal Agarwal and her team visit Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya every Saturday to spend some time with ailing children and help them laugh and forget their pain.

Meet Rinku Dey, leading Gandhi’s vision of cleanliness in Kolkata

Forty-two years old Rinku Dey is a foot soldier of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Kolkata. The Indian Express reporters fan out across the country to city, town and village to bring you stories of foot soldiers of Swachh Bharat.

Why you cannot compare Aadhaar to the US Social Security Number

Desc: Among the many questions about Aadhaar is this one. Isn't it like the US Social Security Number? In the third story on the Aadhaar series, three experts explain how the two are not at all comparable.

How A Disability Rights Activist, Is Making Art More Accessible

Shivangi Agrawal, 25, has faced stigma all her life owing to her congenital disability. But it doesn't stop her from working towards social change. She has initiated the Determined Art Movement in Delhi in an attempt to build communities through art.

How A Disability Rights Activist, Is Making Art More Accessible

Shivangi Agrawal, 25, has faced stigma all her life owing to her congenital disability. She has initiated the Determined Art Movement in Delhi in an attempt to build communities through art.

Aadhaar: Three experts explain what exactly is being challenged in the Supreme Court

In a new series on Aadhaar, three experts explain a set of questions on the government's controversial project. We start with breaking down what exactly is being challenged in the Supreme Court.


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