Profile of Mayank Jain Parichha
Late Congress leader Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia Jafri’s plea, alleging a 'larger conspiracy' in the 2002 Gujarat riots, remains unheard.
Many activists and academicians say that this decision will erase years of efforts that women had put into getting a constitutional guarantee of reproductive rights.
The effect of the #MeToo movement can be seen percolating into India’s vast rural hinterlands. But a lot still remains to be done.
Independent wildlife photographer Senthil Kumaran who has been covering the man-animal conflict for a decade, speaks to Outlook regarding tiger conservation and the impact of environmental degradation and the slow loss of natural habitat for wildlife in India.
With emerging challenges like climate change, India needs a strong political will to address issues of wildlife conservation. India is home to various critically endangered species that require consistent efforts.
Innovations like underpasses, overpasses, and horizontal flyovers adopted in the West cannot entirely eliminate the risk of roadkill, but can certainly reduce it.
India's tiger-centric conservation approach is affecting the habitat of other carnivores, especially the leopard.
Trade publishers are now spending more on the marketing of translations. A 2022 report by the British Council on India literature and publishing sector found that Indian publishers have recognised the potential of translations and have begun investing in its marketing.
A maze of ‘shell’ trusts and other bodies—some registered, some not—have been legally contesting the claims on the land on which Mathura’s Shahi Idgah mosque stands
In Vrindavan, Mathura, which is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna, there are hundreds of shops selling outfits and crowns worn by different Hindu deities. Most of these are created by skilled Muslim artisans.
The first Heat Action Plan (HAP) was designed and implemented in Ahmedabad in 2013. With India experiencing severe and prolonged heatwave conditions this year, the effective planning and implementation of HAPs have become essential.
There is no data on how many people with disabilities travel every year. So there is a perception that people with disabilities don’t travel alone.
In January 2021 five prominent journalists – Rajdeep Sardesai, Mrinal Pande, Zafar Agha, Paresh Nath, Anant Nath, and Vinod K Jose -- were booked under sedition law in five states over allegedly “spreading fake news of a farmer’s death during tractor rally”.
Farmers are waking up to the threat of extreme heatwaves across India. Are our policymakers listening?
The areas cleared for mining are thickly forested and provide livelihood to Gonds and other tribes, besides sustaining huge biodiversity.
While many states have criticised the New Education Policy as a Hindi imposition, experts feel the importance it gives to mother tongues as a medium of instruction is a step in the right direction.
There is no standard system for the visually impaired to take exams in Braille in India. Availability of books in Braille is also a problem.
The Green Revolution revolutionised Indian food production but also introduced multiple new challenges, including deteriorating land quality, chemical infested food, and lower productivity of land.
Several residents of Jahangirpuri claimed they had no idea their shops would be demolished following a joint drive against 'illegal encroachment' on Wednesday, days after the Hanuman Jayanti violence.
The sevikas, who believe in 're-establishing a vibrant Hindu Rashtra', claim that the Rashtra Sevika Samiti provides them with emotional and intellectual support.
In this personal essay, an upper caste boy questions discriminatory rituals by giving instances of othering in lower castes.
Once considered a future PM, Mayawati’s cadre and Dalit voters seem to have lost faith in the BSP
In the West, All Saints' Day is celebrated to honour the dead ancestors – it is believed that their souls come to visit, on this day. In India, we have Bhoot Chaturdashi and many more.
Hundreds of displaced tribals of Chhattisgarh staged a protest at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday, demanding rehabilitation under Forest Rights Act.
With its overload of superstition, myths, ghosts and evil spirits, the Indian market for ghost hunters is niche. But social media may have finally given it wings