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Communal violence over molestation: Hindu families in Aligarh want to sell their properties, leave area

A molestation incident in Aligarh's Babri Mandi area has triggered a communal unrest between the two communities.........Read more

Bookmarked on 24th Jul 16

Meet (again) Mani Kaul, the documentary filmmaker

The legendary filmmaker is best known for his feature films such as ‘Uski Roti’ and ‘Duvidha’, but his non-fiction work is no less fascinating.........Read more

Bookmarked on 15th Jul 16

How Casteist Is the Tam Brahm Boy Song by Sofia Ashraf?

Sofia Ashraf is a Tamil rapper and singer who came to fame with her song “Kodaikanal Won’t”, a song attacking Unilever for the mercury pollution in Kodaikanal. She is known for her relevant and socially conscious content and recently produced a new ........Read more

Bookmarked on 15th Jul 16

Podcast: Two scholars, a century apart, record India's rich linguistic diversity

Even if you travelled the length and breadth of India and dedicated your entire life to the cause, it's unlikely that you would encounter every single language in one of the world's most linguistically diverse countries. At last count, there were........Read more

Bookmarked on 15th Jul 16

Killing Rivers: Why Interlinking is Not a Sustainable Solution

Saving rivers in India by transporting water at enormous cost from other river basins is contentious at best.........Read more

Bookmarked on 7th Jul 16

Women of Worth: About the Awardee - Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai

Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai, a Class IX student who won the Community Impact Award at the prestigious Google Science Fair 2015 held in California has been awarded for Excellence in Science and Innovation.........Read more

Bookmarked on 7th Jul 16

In Search of Syama Prasad Mookerjee, the "True Patriot"

An ongoing exhibition on Syama Prasad Mookerjee attempts to credit the Jan Sangh founder for India’s industrialisation and blame Jawaharlal Nehru for neglecting events that led to his 'mysterious death'.........Read more

Bookmarked on 7th Jul 16

Don’t know why people faint? A new screening tool can now predict the causes

The findings showed that syncope, or fainting, accounts for between 1 per cent and 3 per cent of all emergency department visits.........Read more

Bookmarked on 7th Jul 16

How did the worlds most famous chocolates get their names?

On World Chocolate Day today, we tell you the stories behind your favourite chocolates names.........Read more

Bookmarked on 7th Jul 16