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The sanitation and conservancy workers in the country have the first right to say Vande Mataram”.

Don’t ‘waste’ your garbage

Another harsh reality peculiar to India is that managing or handling of garbage is seen as the job of certain people.

18 Sep 2017 3:02 AM

Time to watch your waste line

It’s easy to blame the government for overflowing garbage bins and clogged drains, but it’s ‘we the people’ who don’t bother to separate trash.

18 Sep 2017 2:52 AM

Under water, under siege

We encroach every vacant space, water body, sewage line, and clog them with tonnes of plastic, construction rubble and other wastes.

12 Sep 2017 1:31 AM

Reason behind that sinking feeling

The researchers found that warmer temperatures lead to more intense storms, which makes sense.

12 Sep 2017 1:26 AM

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A pocketful of sky

Activities ranging from days to season mainly depend on weather conditions.

12 Sep 2017 1:16 AM

One million dead junkies can't be wrong!

Multiple studies have suggested that use of marijuana over the years has only negative effects on the user.

04 Sep 2017 2:19 AM

Keep off the grass!

Marijuana also is a “gateway drug” and that increases the chances of an individual trying out many other drugs.

04 Sep 2017 2:17 AM

India’s on a roll?

When cannabis was compared to a placebo for pain relief, predictably it was more effective.

04 Sep 2017 2:15 AM

Who will stop a husband from raping his wife?

The marital rape exception in the IPC has another grave problem, that of age groups.

28 Aug 2017 3:16 AM

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Help those marred by marital rape

Sexual assault is not confined to penetrative sex. It comprises a range of violations.

28 Aug 2017 3:11 AM

Unholy matrimony: Rape by statute

Women find it difficult to prove and report marital rape due to economic and emotional reasons.

28 Aug 2017 3:09 AM

Getting away with torture in India

Despite strict laws, ill-treatment of prisoners continue unabated in prisons.

20 Aug 2017 2:49 AM

Tortured, Abused, Scarred for Life

The ATS and prison staffers put us through inhumane torture for a long period.

20 Aug 2017 2:40 AM

Wait, men at wreck in prisons

The Indian prison system comprehensively ignores the human rights of prisoners, deeming these to be non-existent.

20 Aug 2017 2:34 AM

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Orange is the new black

Corruption is the root cause of the ills that afflict the judicial process system in our beloved country.

20 Aug 2017 2:30 AM

Rewriting history is a distortion

History as a true narrative cannot be faulted. But history as an interpretative narrative can take angles, justified and otherwise.

13 Aug 2017 2:18 AM

Rewriting History: Is there a Need?

Since the British were the last rulers of India, the pro-British bias is even more pronounced.

13 Aug 2017 2:14 AM

Obesity bomb hits Bharat

Obesity in India has reached epidemic proportions in the 21st century. Bariatric surgery has stood the test of time and the long-term.

07 Aug 2017 2:13 AM

Ponder over potbelly

A protruding belly was a sign of prosperity and power, but today it is a social embarrassment across nations and classes.

07 Aug 2017 2:11 AM

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