Oct 18, 2014 02:13 PM , By Rukmini S.
New data on commuting shows how money affects where you go to work Armed with some new data on incomes, I went back to look at commutes in India, something I’d looked at late last year. All data here is from the 2011-12 National Sample Survey, the
Oct 16, 2014 03:32 PM , By Meena Menon
When you visit the home of Mirza Ghalib in Ballimaran, preserved for posterity as a Heritage Building (proudly announced on a plaque outside), the last thing you expect is a few mops propped up against some of his finest poetry. On the walls, apart from a
Oct 13, 2014 09:54 PM , By Nivedita Ganguly
Giving a minute-by-minute account meant that you are a witness to each moment in the disaster as it unfolds. A home by the beachside is a dream which I had nurtured for several years. But the very dream turned into a nightmare on that fateful Sunday, as
Oct 10, 2014 04:56 PM , By Arvind Krish Bala
It was well past mid-night. Actually, it was two-to-two. Purasawalkam High Road, which was once a sprawling road with trams plying, had a ravaged and desolate look. An old man with a big, balding head and thick-framed spectacles was feeling lonely. Seem
Oct 6, 2014 04:40 PM , By T. Ramachandran
The World Wildlife Fund's 10th edition of “The Living Planet Report” paints an ecological picture that shows the earth in a state of poor health. In per capita terms, the lifestyle of an Indian places less demands on the ecosystem than that
Oct 2, 2014 12:40 PM , By Rukmini S.
What new data shows on the political choices of India’s internet users Earlier, I looked at a great new study by political scientists Rahul Verma and Shreyas Sardesai on the link between media exposure and political choice. They found that people
Oct 1, 2014 11:10 AM , By ARCHANA NATHAN
"I no longer love blue skies. In fact, I now prefer grey skies. The drones do not fly when the skies are grey. And for a short period of time the mental tension and fear eases." This is a translation of what Zubair Rehman, a 13-year-old boy from Pakistan,
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