A protester holds a placard during a demonstration against the Manipur violence in Mumbai. It reads 'Stop Violence against Women in Manipur' (photo: Getty Images)


The horror of being a tribal woman in Manipur

People migrate after the Partition of India, 1947

Book Extract

Book Extract: 15 August - A day to never forget

Representational Image (Photo: Getty Images)


‘No one bats an eye’ 

Children queue up outside a Walking BookFairs mobile library in Odisha  (Photo: Walking BookFairs)


Lives in Literature: ‘Bookstores keep freedom alive’

Screengrab of children with Indian flags from the website (Photo: meregharaaketodekho.com)


A campaign that aims to introduce India... to India

(Left) The first portrait of Bharat Mata painted by Abanindranath Tagore; (right) a later adaptation of Bharat Mata


Whose Bharat Mata is it anyway?

Bajrang Dal and VHP activists stage a threatening demonstration in Ghaziabad after communal violence in Haryana’s Nuh, 2 August 2023 (Photo: Getty Images)


The hard ride back to ‘India’