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From rags to literacy

A learning centre is imparting literacy to ragpickers at the Ghazipur landfill site, bringing glimpses of life in the mainstream and hope for a less…

What a waste!

India is infamous for its food wastage. Delhi restaurants are trying to stop the criminal waste of food that could feed hungry people “Wastage of…

Scarred survivors

Even though the sale of acid is banned in the capital, it continues to serve as a weapon for men who refuse to accept rejection.…

Tainted Garments

All those pretty little sequins and buttons on the garments you buy may have been sowed on by nimble-fingered children living right in the heart…

Few but pious

Navroz, or the Parsi New Year, was celebrated quietly on August 17, the day all attention was on Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s last rites. That’s how…

Fitful sleep at the Ghat

While Delhiites are sympathetic to the homeless during winter, and often distribute blankets, the monsoon brings challenges the authorities don’t recognise “Most of the people…

Low rent, no control

Landlords have been appealing for amendments to the Delhi Rent Control ACT, which in its present form is not only outdated but also acts against…