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In unequal measure

Residents of a Dalit colony in Bhatambra village in Bidar district collect water at night from a cistern, which is filled with water from a borewell.

Assembly elections

Flood of troubles

Dwellings of more than 600 families were demolished at Surya Nagar in Kotturpuram, Chennai, on February 18, after the floods. Several families have moved into houses allotted by the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board at Perumbakkam.

Assembly elections

The ‘M’ factor

The parking shed at Ayyampalayam in Karur district from where election officials seized Rs.10.33 lakh on April 22.

Assembly elections: Puducherry

Battle for Puducherry

Chief Minister N. Rangasamy.


Row over a report

Bangalore, March 26, 2012: Anwar Manippady (centre), Chairman of the Karnataka State Minorities Commission, submitting his report on wakf properties in the State to Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda.


Ancient gift for the modern world

Dhyana, Swami Sitaramananda, Sivananda Yoga Farm, Grass Valley, U.S.

Urban issues

Killer lifeline

Commuters trying to board an overcrowded train at the Borivali station in Mumbai.

Interview: Sukrita Paul Kumar

‘A writer first, then a father’

Sukrita Paul Kumar.


Malegaon’s innocents

Bada Kabrastan, one of the explosion sites in Malegaon in the 2006 attack. The order acquitting all the local residents who had been booked for the attack was given by a sessions court in Mumbai on April 26.


Honour and shame

Jayaram's mother, Nagamma, at her home in Chandravadi village, Mysuru district. On April 11, Madhu Kumari was killed for wanting to get married to Jayaram.


Roots of the Kashmir dispute

Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru with Sheikh Abdullah.

Assembly elections: West Bengal

Nervous phase

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the last lap of the Trinamool Congress' campaign before the fifth phase of Assembly elections in the State on April 30.

Assembly elections: Kerala

Uncertain state

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy arrives in Aruvikkara near Thiruvananthapuram to campaign for his party candidate. The next day he filed his nomination papers at Puthuppally, which has elected only him since 1970.


Manufactured anger

Bhagat Singh.


Telangana's thirst

Chirangi Malla Reddy, who owns 4.8 hectares of land. For the first time he has had to dig a 1,000-foot borewell as the Majeera, a tributary of the Krishna river, has run completely dry.

Rashtrapati Bhavan

A peep into the past

An elevated view of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Social issues

In the name of tradition

Thayamma and other Dalit women who were fined for entering the Basaveshwara temple in Sigaranahalli narrating the events to Manjula Manasa, president of the Karnataka State Women Commission, in September 2015.

Labour issues

A self goal

On the second day of protests against amendments to the EPF rules at the Peenya industrial area on Tumakuru Road in Bengaluru on April 19.


Witch-hunt & protest

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar (extreme right) and other students take out a torchlight rally on the campus in New Delhi on April 27.
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