This is where Bahadur Shah Zafar wanted to be buried along with his ancestors, but he died in Rangoon and was buried far away from home.
Kashmiri girls from missionary school listen during prayer meeting for recovery of injured schoolmates in Srinagar.  Kashmiri girls from a missionary school listen during a prayer meeting for the recovery their schoolmates injured in a grenade explosion in Srinagar May 16, 2005. Suspected rebels detonated a grenade near a missionary school in the heart of Srinagar last Thursday, killing two women and wounding about 50 people, including twenty children. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli - RTRB9AU

What was shown was a video on puberty; how a girl's body changes as she enters adolescence and why she would get her period every month.

India needs some serious changes in the field of literature. We need leaders, new and alive, who can guide us. We need our media to help us.

Ban on an indigenous sporting practice among Tamils would not just have setbacks against tradition but will have more complex and long-lasting implications.

किसान बेहाल है कृषि संकटकालीन अवस्था से गुजर रही है और राष्ट्रीय पटल पर बहसों का दौर जारी है। इस विषय ने संसदीय और कृषि विकास की राजनीति को आंदोलित किया है।

In an open letter, writers and academics urge peers to withdraw support from the event being sponsored by a firm infamous for human rights violations.
hunger heroes

The goals of these teams are simple and quite similar - reduce wastage, reduce hunger - even though the structure of their organisations may vary.
Kekti Bai (C), who underwent a sterilisation surgery at a government mass sterilisation camp, watches while other women sit inside a hospital at Bilaspur district in the eastern Indian state of Chhattisgarh November 15, 2014. Tablets linked to the deaths of more than a dozen women who visited a sterilisation camp in India are likely to have contained a chemical compound commonly used in rat poison, two senior officials in Chhattisgarh state said on Saturday. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (INDIA - Tags: HEALTH CRIME LAW SOCIETY) - RTR4E8PE

There are no political debates for the interest of the poor, and we seldom find healthcare policies being implemented well at ground zero.
chhattisgarh journalists protest

Several journalists from the state of Chhattisgarh, are in prison. Their only crime appears to be their adherence to the basic values of journalism.
Tea garden workers huddle under an umbrella as they wait for the rain to stop to resume their work inside Aideobarie Tea Estate in Jorhat in Assam, India, April 21, 2015. Unrest is brewing among Assam's so-called Tea Tribes as changing weather patterns upset the economics of the industry. Scientists say climate change is to blame for uneven rainfall that is cutting yields and lifting costs for tea firms. Picture taken April 21, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

By bringing the family of the planters to the tea gardens, the British Empire tactfully bonded the labourer to the gardens.
An elderly woman places her ink-marked finger on her lips after casting her vote outside a polling booth during the state assembly election in Delhi December 4, 2013. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTX163BJ

We all have some personal stories which at moments make us realise how valuable life is and how fateful we have been for living with grace and dignity.
gaya protest 1

बिहार के गया में जो हुआ वो सत्ता की सनक का एक क्रूर अध्याय है, जिसका प्रमाण मानव इतिहास के हर दौर में मिलता रहा है। हाँ तरीका ज़रूर बदला है।
Pakistan Rangers and Indian Border Security Force personnel take part in the daily flag lowering ceremony at their joint border post of Wagah near Lahore January 10 , 2007. On Saturday, Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee is due in Islamabad for another round of talks in a peace process that has yet to yield substantial results, but it has at least ushered in a no-war phase in relations. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza   (PAKISTAN) - RTR1L45Z

What occurred in 1947 was meant for a new beginning, not to create the Indo-Pak conflict, but to prevent it.
ensaaf sikh riots survivors
Posted by Rachit in Society

These short videos focus on older generation opening up about the disappearances of their children and grandchildren during 1980s and 1990s.

विकास और प्रगति का एक बार फिर से आंकलन करने की जरुरत है, ये भी सोचने की जरुरत है कि वैश्विक स्तर पर विभिन्न समुदाय के लोग इसे किस तरह से देखते हैं...

A lot of anxiety is because kids are unsure how parents will react. When I came out, I got a few cautiously worded questions, before business-as-usual.
olympics video mothers

Part of the Rio Olympics, this video reminds us - to receive a mother’s unconditional love is a privilege and an honour, not to be taken for granted. Ever.
Protesters carry placards as they shout slogans during a protest to mark the first anniversary of the Delhi gang rape, in New Delhi December 16, 2013. A 23-year-old woman was gang-raped on a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012, beaten and then pushed out onto the street along with her male companion. She died two weeks later amid an outpouring of anger across India. Four men were sentenced to death while a teenager was sentenced to juvenile custody. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST ANNIVERSARY) - RTX16KU9

The United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide must be expanded to include femicide.

Behind the many ruins of the once flourishing Bhat Mohalla in Zaloora, Gawri's house exists as an example of the legacy of Kashmiriyat.
Students attending the Public Hearing to oppose FYUP at Delhi University.
staff pick

There's a vast population in all urban centres of India where the youth is desperately struggling with the daily challenge of living on their own.
A labourer carries coal in a basket to load it in a truck at a coal store in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh October 25, 2010. Demand for coal is forecast to grow 11 percent a year in India, which aims to halve its peak-hour power deficit of nearly 14 percent over the next two years and triple its generation capacity over the next decade. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY) - RTXTTFB

While benignly named companies like Adani Mining and Vedanta Resources, can enter, extract, and leave, the local people have no such choice.

Charges of witchcraft have been time and again levelled against women who were thought to be subverting patriarchy.

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