An Indian photojournalist in Delhi.

Photojournalism, Photography, Reportage, Conflict, Gender issues, ethnic violence, Culture, Portraits, Portraiture, Film Making

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Meet the dancing girls of India's 'folk opera' - BBC News

Meet the dancing girls of India's 'folk opera' - BB...

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Native and the immigrant

Ethnic clashes in Assam’s Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts, Assam.

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One year after the raw rape

Ashwini was only 2.5 years old when she was kidnapped and raped by two teenage boys in a park.Nu, she has become a year older and already knows what she wants to be when she grows up. - Pilot. I want to fly.

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Blood in Bodoland

On December 23, 2014, 81 people were killed by the alleged Songbijit faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland, or NDFB(S), targeting adivasi settlers brought here 150 years ago by the British for tea cultivation.
The brutal killings led to protests by the adivasis on December 24. These quickly turned violent across Kokrajhar, Sonitpur and Udalgudi districts. Several Bodo villages across the affected districts were torched. As a reaction, wherever adivasis had fled their villages fearing for their lives, the Bodos in turn torched those villages. This rioting and arson led to the displacement of about three lakh people across the three districts of Assam. They’re now in limbo, in makeshift relief camps in schools and farms.

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In the Land of the Rising Moon - The Wire

The Noctes have a strong sense of identity and are still trying to preserve their culture....

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Sundar Pichai: The World’s 100 Most Influential People

The Internet's chief engineer...

Zeit Online

Indien: In the glasshouse | ZEIT ONLINE

Heat, fumes, man's sweat: Work in the glass blowing factory in Indian Ferozabad is hard and exhaustive. A visit to pictures

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Bidis: The Hand-Rolled Cigarettes That Keep More Than Four Million Indians Employed

The poor man's smoke, cheap tobacco wrapped in a coarse leaf, the bidi cigarette is the fragrance of the jumbled streets of India. It's something rarely present in the comfort of air conditioned rooms. The scent of the bidi swirls around you when stepping into an auto rickshaw — flavors...

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Sunday Guardian

BIG YELLOW TAXI | The Sunday Guardian || Picture Essay

Once a quintessential Kolkata symbol and a long-standing part of the city’s culture, with Hindustan Motors’ (HM) recent announcement of the discontinuation of the Ambassador, 70,000 of Kolkata’s plying big yellow taxis will soon find themselves being taken apart for scrap material.

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‘All we want is dignity and honour’

Ranjan Daimary has spent at least two decades  fighting for his dream of independent Bodoland, but now as a 'guest' of the government he is talking about statehood and administration.   BY UDIT KULSHRESTHA It was in 2012, during the ethnic riots between Bodo tribals and Bengali-speaking Muslims in Assam...


India Just Got a New Billionaire Thanks to Soaring Bank Shares ...

India Just Got a New Billionaire Thanks to Soaring ...

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The Caravan

Molto Dalmia

IN 1993, 22-year-old Ritu Dalmia made up her mind to open a restaurant in Delhi. She had, she considered, a knack for good cooking, and she was itching to get out of her family’s marble business. Their trips to Tuscany and Liguria to source stone and purchase equipment had infused...

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Modi Plans to Cut Corruption With Amazon-Style Platform

The portal is expected to support trades worth 20 percent of India’s GDP....

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Bidis in India - Bloomberg Media Distribution

Bidi cigarettes made in Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh, India....