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Babulal and the tragedy of India's elderly poor

'The social security system in India provides minimal support to the elderly poor,' says Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   The other day, I found Babulal, the old......

'Judicial reform isn't a political issue yet'

'It is the common people, not lawyers and judges, who are the stakeholders of the judiciary.'Geetanjali Krishna reports. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com On January 12, when four of the......

Meet India's 'barefoot' lawyers!

Geetanjali Krishna looks at how one organisation’s unique idea is helping marginalised communities to gain legal access. IMAGE: Namati trains selected local stakeholders to become......

The disabled man who fights for children

'It's the children that matter. They are the future,' Bhagaban Mohanta, who was born without legs, tells Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com I am always in awe of people who......

Activists pin hopes on SC to repeal AFSPA

Families of victims of extra-judicial killings in Manipur expect a favourable judgment from the apex court. Geetanjali Krishna reports. At the Cheirap Court Complex, Imphal (West), a group of......

Why Mr Jaitley needs to listen to Mr Gehlot

'I don't know how long the small-scale handmade sector can survive,' a shoemaker from Hisar tells Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The government would have us believe that......

Inflation's biggest, yet silent victims!

No, they are not you or me, says Geetanjali KrishnaIllustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The other day, when I was visiting a friend in Mumbai, her old cook brought a battered ledger for us to see.......

Aadhaar for every Indian? Or just a select few?

The stories of exclusions illustrate so tragically, the need of the hour is to bolster biometrics and ‘smart’ technologies with something more old-fashioned -- the good old fashioned,......

Is the largest biometric database in the world also its leakiest?

The need of the hour, as the Supreme Court readies to rule on the constitutionality of Aadhaar, is for the UIDAI to fix the bugs, says Geetanjali Krishna, in the second and final part of her......

Surely, this isn't the credit economy Modi talks about!

The banana grower, like everyone else in the village, was buying all his daily requirements on credit.The grocer, fishmonger and vegetable seller were all happily dispensing with their goods and......

What's your baby watching?

How do the shows we watch and the songs we listen to, affect us? The question bothers Geetanjali Krishna after a domestic worker gushes about her six-month-old daughter's love for a nagin-themed......

PIX: Jaya Prada pays her last respects to Dasari

Telugu filmmaker and former Union Minister Dasari Narayana Rao passed away in Hyderabad on Tuesday, May 30. The who's who of the Telugu film industry made sure to attend his prayer......

PIX: Abhishek-Aishwarya at Vinod Khanna's prayer meet

Bollywood celebrities offered their condolences to Vinod Khanna, who passed away on April 27, at a prayer meet held at Nehru Centre in Worli, Mumbai. Not many people from the film......

Review: Bezawada is let down by its script

Radhika Rajamani feels there is nothing in Telugu film Bezawada that'll attract moviegoers.Bezawada has nothing to offer the viewer except the same old stuff one has seen in Ram Gopal Varma's......

Pix: Tamil filmmaker Selvaraghavan ties the knot

Selvaraghavan burst onto the Tamil film scene with a bang with Kaadal Kondein. The film, which had his younger brother Dhanush and Sonia Agarwal in the lead, was a huge success. So was his next......

Children of another dangal

'Dangal gives people the impression that Geeta and Babita Phogat's rise to fame as wrestlers is a one-off phenomenon.''Many young wrestlers in Haryana are capable of reaching the same heights as......

Salute these unsung heroes of cricket

India won the World Cup yet again on Sunday.'It upsets me to see blind cricket going unnoticed by the government while it rewards even the smallest achievement in normal cricket,' the Sachin......
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Have you heard of 'Nam O' beach?

Geetanjali Krishna embarks on a journey that can teach us all a thing or two about resilience. IMAGE: Tourists don the traditional Vietnamese hat... ...

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Look who's teaching young India to talk about sex!

Geetanjali Krishna finds out more about the inspiring work done by theyouth-led YP Foundation. Photograph: Pixabay.com Sometime ago, a group of... ...

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Academicians slam Modi's 'prolonged silence' on Kathua, Unnao rape cases

Expressing solidarity with the civil servants who held Prime Minister Narendra Modi responsible for the “terrifying state of affairs”, over 600... ...

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Farewell, Babulal

'One of the most important lessons I learnt from Babulal was on stoicism.''As a young man, he had lost the fingers of his right hand in an... ...

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Babulal and the tragedy of India's elderly poor

'The social security system in India provides minimal support to the elderly poor,' says Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com ... ...

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