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Tamil Nadu’s coastline is seeing rapid changes that make it more vulnerable.

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By Namrata Chaturvedi

A new collection of stories provides layered representations of indigenous communities.

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How wedding videos have morphed over the years in urban India

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By Danish Sheikh

Section 377, or India’s anti-sodomy law, as Shakespearean comedy.

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Oiled sanctuary Oiled sanctuary

By Lalon Sander and Naushad Ali Husein

Neglect and misguided priorities ensured that the Sundarban oil spill was a disaster waiting to happen...

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The discrepancy in reported journalist killings merits investigation

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  • Elephants in Manhattan

    Mir Faheem, 27 January 2016

    Feroz's is a gripping account oscillating between prose and poetry! It manages to create the nostalgia of those difficult days for people who have liv...

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  • The tomb of Sha-Za-Fa

    Abdaal, 22 January 2016

    Lovely, as always from Salil Tripathi. A minor quibble- Aurangzeb is buried in a small, open air grave in Khuldabad. The poor imitation of the Taj Tri...

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  • Elephants in Manhattan

    Muzaffar Butt, 22 January 2016

    Our hearts bleed seeing such tragedies the Kasmiri majority population is undergoing since last two hundred years in general, culminating in worst for...

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