The Road to Rio

In Ahmedabad, school children use colourful dupattas to form the five-ring emblem of the Olympic Games in Rio

All That Remains

Graves of those killed during an ISIS suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on 22 July (Photo: Getty Images)

Writer At Home

Award-winning novelist Amitav Ghosh was a resident at the President’s Palace from 10 to 14 July as part of


The Hairloom

Bhagti Devi, 67, is a sanyasin I came across near a temple in Tirthan valley of Kullu district, Himachal

A Pause in the Sky

A black-necked stork at the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan. This 250-year-old park is a haven for

Such a Long Journey

The Pamban railway bridge in Tamil Nadu, connecting the pilgrim town of Rameswaram on Pamban island with the

Before Sunset

Sarah Cohen, 92, is one of the last surviving members of the Jewish community of Mattancherry, an area around

End of the Flight

Inside a scrap dealer’s warehouse in an eastern suburb of Mumbai rest the mangled remains of a charter plane

Business as Usual

A bored child looks upon a street below from a balcony of a brothel at Meerut Kabadi Bazar, a popular junk

Life on the Fringes

Spotted near Wadala, on the eastern seaboard of Mumbai, two men filling water bottles from a leaky pipeline

Yogic Protest

Tejasvi Kumar Sharma,20, a polio-stricken student of German at JNU, has represented India twice at world yoga

D for Doomed?

Sixty-nine per cent of the Indian population is deficient in vitamin D and another 15 per cent has it in

An Equal Invocation

Graffiti at a construction site in Jogeshwari, a western suburb of Mumbai. Till the other day, this metal

Rite of Passage

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

Shalom, Delhi

Ezekiel Isaac Malekar performs a Jewish ritual at the Judah Hyam Synagogue on Humayun Road, near Khan Market

Froth for Thought

A boy takes a dip in the waters of the Yamuna in Delhi. Even as another Earth Day comes calling on 22 April,