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Debabrata Patra

How Covid-19 Vaccine Drive Left Out Persons With Disabilities

Jul 25, 2021 Debabrata Patra

For the underprivileged PwDs, registration for the vaccination is a common problem difficult. Not all of them have mobile phones or the ability to go for registration.

One Virus, Second Wave And Multi-Fold Miseries Of Migrant And Informal Workers In India

Apr 22, 2021 Smita Khanijow

The fear of curfew and lockdown and the pull of harvest and marriage season are some other factors that are driving migration.

Condemned, Discriminated, Violated: Horrific Tales Of Witch-Hunting In Odisha

In 2018, 73 witchcraft-related cases were reported across Odisha, out of which 18 were murders. Another 99 cases, including 18 murders, were recorded in the state in 2017.

Should We Force Children To Return To School? Here's What the Ebola Epidemic Taught Us

Jan 31, 2021 Debabrata Patra

The closure of schools has severely impacted school-children, particularly those from the underprivileged sections of society. It's time to get them back.

As Labourers Return To Cities, Is Govt Ready To Avoid Future Migrant Crisis?

As the business and workplaces open up after months of lockdown, migrant workers are gradually heading towards cities in search of livelihood. To avoid the repetition of the migrant crisis the nation witnessed in the beginning of the lockdown, has the government thought out any strategy?

19 April, 2020

Distanced, Discriminated And Distressed: Informal Women Workers Reeling Under Covid-19 Impact

Debabrata Patra

We come across these women workers everyday - at construction sites, in farms, as street vendors, as domestic workers, as rag pickers and at many such jobs. Since the last three weeks, these workers have hardly been able to go out to earn a living.

15 May, 2019

Delay, Despair And Discrimination Against Dalits Even After Cyclone Fani: When Will Odisha Learn?

Debabrata Patra

Although 1.4 million people were evacuated just in time, relief in Puri and other places including Bhubaneswar reached one week after the cyclone.

09 May, 2019

Cyclone Fani Aftermath: What Needs To Be Done To Rehabilitate People In Odisha

Debabrata Patra

Repairs and rehabilitation work after Cyclone Fani need to be done quickly owing to the upcoming monsoon season. After the initial relief announced by the government, the rehabilitation should be done within six months to one year.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh