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A woman looks at a huge hoarding of a fairness product in Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh. The advertisement, which says ‘Beauty is power’, is typical of complexion lightening products in India that project people—mostly women—with relatively dark skin as facing problems that range from job and matrimonial rejections to low self-esteem and social underconfidence0

27 May 2015 | BY Raul Irani

Why the Maggi problem is an opportunity


25 May 2015 | BY Mohit Hira

A Muslim boy all dressed up is escorted by friends and relatives for his circumcision ceremony in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh0

13 May 2015 | BY Imtiyaz Khan

Why Justice Mehrotra is India’s most effective Lokayukta


19 Feb 2015 | BY Kumar Anshuman

Mulayam Singh Yadav was once called the Little Napoleon of Uttar Pradesh. Is he headed for his political Waterloo?


24 Apr 2014 | BY Ullekh NP

Gulaab Gang director Soumik Sen denies that his film is based on the real life Gulabi Gang


7 Mar 2014

Political agents seem hellbent on stirring UP’s communal cauldron: a ground report


11 Jan 2014 | BY Dhirendra K Jha

Tikait’s heirs are willing to sacrifice their father’s inclusive approach to politics for a few favours from the BJP


11 Sep 2013 | BY Dhirendra K Jha

Gunjeet Sra recounts her memories of heading out with her grandfather as a child to join the village in a celebration at the spot where a Khalistani separatist had been gunned down


28 Aug 2013 | BY Gunjeet Sra

Chibaukhera, a village 20 kilometres from Lucknow, finally got electricity for the first time in April this year


2 Aug 2013 | BY Chinki Sinha
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