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The challenger

Rahul Gandhi means business. He’s confronting the prime minister in his own bastion, that of political theatrics Rahul Gandhi, 48, means business. As president of…

Friends of the feathered

Gopi Sundar and Swati Kittur are doing world-class research on big birds and their ability to co-exist with humans. Recently they were in Australia for…

A battle for survival

Delhi is home to thousands of refugees who face innumerable obstacles in resurrecting a new life as the scars of the war are still prominent.…

Lost heritage

Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh’s search for his memorabilia, which he donated for a national museum that was never set up, looks endless. But he…

Rocking on

Parikrama’s Subir Malik is still hung up on classic rock-n-roll. When not performing, he promotes other artists to keep the music scene buzzing Classic memorabilia…

A fluid road to life

Anumitra’s tailormade mode of transport that evolved after eight months of tinkering is a reflection of her own life and a certain ambiguity Anumitra Ghosh…

Class act

A taxi driver from Kolkata, an illiterate man with little means, finds it in himself to dedicate his life to building schools for the underprivileged…

A fighter for justice

Assam’s first transgender judge, Swati Bidhan Baruah, talks about tokenism against the trans community and issues within the judicial system Swati Bidhan Baruah, 26, made…