Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022

Making A Difference

Lives Woven
In Thread

Lives Woven In Thread

06 November, 2006 Usha Rai

The army is trying to reach out to the people in the Valley by giving them a livelihood

Friend, Healer,

Friend, Healer, Confidante

30 October, 2006 Chander Suta Dogra

She convinced women about family planning but today faces the ire of Buddhist clerics

Letters That Change Lives

A model evolved for adult literacy in Andhra Pradesh gets worldwide recognition

At Home With Tagore

At Home With Tagore

02 October, 2006 Jaideep Mazumdar

An opportunity for the poor orphaned tribals of Birbhum to partake of wholesome education

Keller, Beethoven...Sridhar

Struck by polio, he reached out to help secure a future for poor school dropouts

11 September, 2006

Tick Tock...Goes The Body Clock

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Women over 40, it's time to pause and address your health. Here's where to look out.

04 September, 2006

To Learn With Dignity

Shivam Vij

Caned at nine for touching an upper-caste teacher, Kaila has vowed to educate the oppressed

28 August, 2006

He Paints People, On People

Mythily Ramachandran

Picture perfect: An art school in Chennai is sending its special artists to Vienna for an exhibition

14 August, 2006

Legal Eagles On The Farm

Madhavi Tata

For centuries, justice has eluded the poor Indian farmer. It's time to empower them.

07 August, 2006

Zakhira Gets New Glasses

Anuradha Raman

An ophthalmologist's diagnosis wasn't enough to treat what met the eye at this slum. A holistic approach was needed.

31 July, 2006

Waves Of Good Tidings

John Mary

On their choppy waters, the fishing community now has a friend to guide them along the way


24 July, 2006

Everyone's Called To The Buffet

Harsh Kabra

Gift a loved one the joy of feeding poor kids or buying spectacles for someone at a home for the aged

17 July, 2006

Air-Conditioned Gypsy On His Magic Caravan

Payal Kapadia

The sharpsuited CEO on his rugby weekend finds a new vocation—an imaginative return to boyhood

10 July, 2006

The Angel From Kiphire

Sumita Thapar

On the Myanmar border, where drug use is rampant and healthcare just absent, she's the lady with the lamp

03 July, 2006

Pages From An Old School Text

Jaideep Mazumdar

For over 30 years, hostel students at a Calcutta college have supported and run an evening school for the poor

26 June, 2006

A Stream In The Desert

Nilosree Biswas

A group of women overcame panchayat apathy and red tape to bring water to their parched village

19 June, 2006

Sow The Sun, Reap The Wind

Anuradha Raman

High up on the mountains, survival depends on how you tame the sun, wind and water to serve you


12 June, 2006

A Town With A Vision

K.S. Shaini

One man donated his eyes to his grandson and the entire town came to believe in the movement

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Short Story

‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love