Chitra and Vishwanath

There’s not a single media house which hasn’t written about Bengaluru’s problem with drinking water. You are living under a rock if you haven’t heard about Bengaluru’s water crisis. However, quite paradoxically, the city also witnesses excess rainfall and water clogging on the streets. Millions of liters of water gets wasted due to this Urban …

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Fake News (the new-news buzzword) is on a tremendous rise since the past few years. With the increase in digital penetration (read social media penetration), pieces of fake news are going viral like wildfire. The political environment has changed and content creation is at its peak. People are consuming news in a hundred different formats …

Basit Jamal

At a time when people are ready to kill for religion, this Jamia Graduate is using true religious values to build peace Basit Jamal was an ordinary Delhite who had a lot of friends from other communities. The schoolkid who excelled at sports went on to do his graduation in Social work. It was when …

Arjun Vaidya, the 6th generation of Dr Vaidya left his lucrative job at an investment firm to bring back Ayurveda’s long lost legacy Hailing from a family that had a history of working in Ayurveda since the 1850s, Arjun Vaidya was often intrigued by what the Sanskrit inscriptions of the secret family formulations had in …

“When you don’t agree to disagree, you create space for extremism”. It took me longer than usual to comprehend what Basit Jamal said.  He continued “religion was never meant to be a roadblock, if interpreted in the right manner it’s the most peaceful way to resolve conflicts”. Within the first few minutes of the conversation, …

How Abhinav Agrawal, a graduate of Berklee College of Music is preserving India’s priced folk music and musicians “Folk music made my childhood memorable, I couldn’t stand to see it vanish. I realised if I could I preserve and document it for future generations, I would have paid to the art for what it gave …

Delhi Government to give free treatment to accident victims and rewards to good samaritans Roads have been the most unnoticed killers in recent times. Road accidents account to about 2% of the total deaths in the country every year. Our country witnesses around 1370 accidents every day and 400 deaths due to accidents every single …

In conversation with war veteran Wing Commander Mohammad Afraz, one of the heroes of the Kargil War of 1999 who after his service built an online memorial for the Martyred heroes of the nation called ‘Honour Point’.