Back to the Scorched Earth

A group of Tamil farmers made national headlines one year ago by kicking off a series of absurd protests in Delhi. V Shoba meets key characters from the landmark agitation who are back in their villages battling an unending farm crisis

Jallikattu: A Red Rag to a Bull

A year after unprecedented protests over banning jallikattu that pitted cultural traditionalists against animal rights activists, the rural sport has become a youthful rebellion

Ida Scudder Lived Here

It began 100 years ago out of one woman’s kindness. V Shoba chronicles the evolution of the Christian Medical College in Vellore into a unique institution that combines charity, teaching and medical service

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