All stories by Swarupa Dutt
Don't look at him with pity; look up to him for his gritRediff.com25 Jul 2016
Dhruv Shirpurkar's parents never let go of their faith in God while standing with him in his battle against a rare disorder that left him 85 per cent disabled and bound to a wheelchair.
Dear Mr Modi. Congratulations, but...Rediff.com26 May 2016
As the NDA government completes two years in office, there are more questions on Swarupa Dutt's mind than answers.
'The juvenile rapist is a threat to society, why release him?'Rediff.com16 Dec 2015
That it's the day his daughter was brutalised, raped and died as a result of her horrific injuries does not weigh heavily on Badrinath Singh. 'We remember her every single day. In fact, we try not to think of her today, of what happened to her today,' he says.
He could be working at a dhaba, but is now at IIT!Rediff.com19 Aug 2015
Brijesh Kumar Saroj, the son of a poor weaver, overcame every hardship, to make it to IIT-Bombay. When he cleared the IIT entrance exam, villagers threw stones at his home because he is Dalit. This has only hardened his resolve to 'make it in life'.
Jana Gana Mana was NOT sung in praise of the English king!Rediff.com17 Jul 2015
104 years after it was first written, and 76 years after the poet's clarification, the controversy surrounding Rabindranath Tagore's Jana Gana Mana refuses to go away.
Two dear friends and a disagreement over ModiRediff.com28 Apr 2014
Will the political heat amid this election season draw a wedge between two dear friends?