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Pallavi Polanki

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India
Serial Agitators

Each time Yasin Malik makes a public appearance in Delhi, he finds himself shouted down by a group of angry protestors. Here’s who they are.

28 January 2010
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Living
Internet Rehab

Call yourself a Net junkie? Proud of your online network? Be afraid, be very afraid. Web addiction is recognised as a clinical disorder. And you need to detox before you log on to life again.

27 January 2010
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Living
Danger, School Ahead

Kidnapping, guns, threats, blackmail. This is how school bullies are playing their power games nowadays. So much so that even the CBSE has had to sit up and take note.

17 December 2009
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Living
The Relationship Mall

Welcome to the modern era of social interaction. Take your pick of ‘friend with benefits’, ‘fuck buddy’, ‘office spouse’, ‘liberated friend’...

02 December 2009
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Living
Random Notes on Pimps

Red Light streets are yesterday. Mobile phones. Residential colonies. The suburbs. Housewives. Students. The pimps show us glimpses of the changing profile of the sex industry

18 November 2009
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India
In Pursuit of the Girl Child

Abandoned girl babies from Andhra Pradesh’s Telangana region have an unlikely guardian.

05 November 2009
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India
‘It is a Short Term Measure’

...says YV Anuradha, commissioner of the women and child department, of the cradle and bell scheme

05 November 2009
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Living
The Anxious Male

The democratisation of the sexes is threatening the man’s sense of security like never before. And he is not coping very well. Ask the ladies.

30 October 2009
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India
The Missing Parent

A child custody battle naturally goes in favour of the mother. But is this always fair to the father?

03 September 2009
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Living
The Quitters

Giving up isn’t always about losing. It takes a lot to kick a habit or a way of life. Meet five people who quit. And conquered

26 August 2009

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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