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Pallavi Polanki

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Books
Seriously Comical

A new comic book shows how the Dongria Kondh tribe’s fight against Vedanta could have been one of many stories across the world

21 October 2010
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India
The Man Who Dares to Bare

On the fifth anniversary of India’s Right to Information Act, it’s time to ask: does it work? Judge from the story of one of India’s bravest RTI activists, Kheemaram, who has filed nearly 400 applications, shaken up his village and suffered a series of attacks and death threats

14 October 2010
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Books
The Emperor’s Holy Book

A copy of the Quran, parts of which were written by Mughal ruler Aurangzeb, will soon be auctioned in Germany.

27 September 2010
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India
Internet Police on Campus

Alleged internet misuse is enough, it would seem, to suspend a student from the university. And this is not the only campus facing a clampdown.

23 September 2010
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Living
When to Visit the Shrink

Seeking therapy can work. Sadly, however, too many of us are completely unsure of whether it’s time yet, or not.

26 August 2010
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World
In Black and White

Residents of Delhi beat up some Nigerian nationals recently, accusing them of ‘eating babies’. The harassment of Africans by Indians is all too common. When will the law catch up with Indian racists?

20 August 2010
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Sports
Sex and the Games

Come October, Delhi will host an event that is likely to have athletes, officials and spectators hopping beds. There is an entire sex industry readying itself for business.

20 August 2010
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India
Made in Tihar

Prisoners make branded food and art. Proceeds go to their victims

12 August 2010
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India
Revolutionary Road

A fact-finding team from the Human Rights Lawyers Network visited Jharkhand, a state where Operation Green Hunt is underway. This is not a story about what they found, but an inside view of such a mission.

30 July 2010
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World
India’s Next Gen Harvard Professor

Gita Gopinath is the first Indian woman to be granted permanent tenure as a professor at the university’s economics department. A true inspiration

22 July 2010

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is a member of Rajya Sabha and the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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