The Ground beneath Your Feet

Gunjeet Sra

If it’s the perfect season for an off-land adventure, this array of on-land options is no less dizzying. Take your pick

Land’s End

Of a post-Partition village

The Puzzle of Gilbert Hill

Signs of the Continental Drift are still visible in this densely populated part of Mumbai

The Lie of the Land

An investigation finds Odisha state government ministers misusing their discretionary quota to allot land to judges and bureaucrats

When the Army Loses Ground

Indian Army property under the Southern Command is being used for commercial purposes in dozens of cases. But investigations are being stonewalled

How to Survive as an Indie Publisher

It takes more than just the belief that there exists a market for ‘alternative’ books. It takes an intense dedication to quality and plenty of gumption, says Yoda Press’

The Final Sin

The Church refused to let Jolly Thomas bury her husband till she gave them 25 cents of land. Forty years later, she recalls her lonely court battle against the institution, which she won only to find her husband’s grave now lying outside church premises. This is the story of how Jolly built a chapel, her own Taj Mahal, for her beloved husband Thampi

The Math Doesn’t Add Up

Even after the protests, the enhanced rate that Noida farmers are getting for their land is only a fraction of what it costs to buy land in the township

How Goa Became Livable

A 2,000-year-old practice of reclaiming land from the sea still continues

A Gandhian’s Memories

How land meant for farmers displaced by Partition later housed the rich and powerful of Delhi, one of them being Indira Gandhi.


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