All stories by Trisha Mukherjee
Farmers' stir: Why crowd is thinning at Singhu, Tikri bordersRediff.com16 Feb 2021
The farmer leaders insist that the crowd is merely shifting from one spot to another to mobilise more people to join the movement.
No New Year celebrations until govt accepts our demands: FarmersRediff.com31 Dec 2020
'If the government wants to see our strength, we will show them'
Doctors from USA delay return to help protesting farmersRediff.com19 Dec 2020
Svaiman Singh, one of the doctors in the team, said they set up medical camps at Tikri nearly 20 days back and have been attending to the sick farmers since then.
'Will convince Modi': Hundreds of women join farmers' protestRediff.com13 Dec 2020
For these women, who describe themselves as homemakers, farmworkers and protesters all rolled into one, any suggestion that farmers are about being alpha males because it requires physical labour is met with scorn.
Here to demand what is ours: Protesting farmersRediff.com2 Dec 2020
The protesting farmers dubbed the three laws as "anti-farmer" and claimed they infringe upon their basic right to sell their produce at MSP.
Electricians, plumbers, house helps take steps back to workRediff.com4 May 2020
Declaring that the time had come to reopen Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday evening, "Self-employed people like technicians, plumbers, electricians, mechanics, sanitation workers, domestic helps, and people involved with laundry and ironing are allowed to work."
Help pours in for those hit by lockdownRediff.com11 Apr 2020
Amid the crisis has risen an outpouring of empathy from ordinary people across India led by the civil society, who have stepped up to help migrant labourers, domestic helps, construction workers, and small scale workers who were left jobless because of the nationwide lockdown.
Delhi riots: 'We can only get through this by smiling'Rediff.com13 Mar 2020
A solitary patch of violet stands out in what are walls blackened high with soot, a reminder of a room that was once coloured with shades of content and is now littered with the detritus of a riot -- except for a bed on which sits Nazar Mohammad. His three-storey home in northeast Delhi's Shiv Vihar Phase 7, one of the worst-hit areas in the recent riots, tells the story of not just three days of clashes but also of hope rising from the ashes of violence.
Delhi riots: Darkness brings with it panic & fear in Shiv ViharRediff.com9 Mar 2020
As the sun sets over the charred ruins of what was a bustling neighbourhood till only two weeks ago and the shadows lengthen into night, panic escalates in northeast Delhi's riot-scarred locality of Shiv Vihar.
How far will you travel for music?Rediff.com15 Oct 2018
A new found love for world music is compelling enough to make individuals travel.
Sweet dreams for Kashmir are made of theseRediff.com17 May 2017
Saqib Mir left Kashmir when he was 18 to take his family business of handicrafts forward. He landed in Paris, where he was drawn to French cooking, particularly French breads.