Ramon Magsaysay Award winner and founder of Goonj, Anshu Gupta, has challenged the existing notions of charity by relying on shramdaan (voluntary labour) and the goodwill of the people
India’s history has been dynamic, as full of energy and full of contention as any lively society’s history would be – and this, despite the dead weight of casteism that we have carried for two millennia.
Be It Raining Poop in the Capital, 'Jail Yoga' or Vivek Agnihotri's Intellect, It Happens Only in India
From finding a leopard cub in your bed to getting showered with human faeces, here's a selection of the bizarre situations that are typical to India, the land of the cow
Amitabha Bagchi has written four novels and is an associate professor at the department of computer science and engineering at IIT Delhi. His latest novel Half the Night is Gone (Juggernaut) has been shortlisted for the JCB Prize 2018 and the Hindu Literature Prize 2018.
At the dawn of the 20th century when women were confined to their homes and zenana chambers, and generally crushed by patriarchy, there were those who rose up to challenge gendered norms. Sushila Sundari was one of them.
Like last year, this March too, we dip into the Reader's Digest treasure trove and bring you the Classic Issue with stories of lasting interest.