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Deepa's Jottings

Nisarga

To build a house,You clear the land;You clear out every blade of grass;Wipe out every insect in the sand.Cut down any neighbouring tree,Make sure that a single bird cannot seeEven a tiny green spot to

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Editors' Blog

Cart before horse

It’s a classic case of putting cart before the horse and getting away with it. The Jayanagar Traffic and Transit Management Centre – a fancy name for a new bus stand located in a multi-storey

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Deepa's Jottings

Can-teeny!

I had to visit the Shanthi Polyclinic a small nursing home, in Jayanagar 4th Block, and it was a pleasant discovery to find a nameless, boardless canteen, tucked away under the road level! The canteen

Volunteer Diary

Mapping migrants

We usually notice them at construction sites of private or commercial buildings or public infrastructure projects. They often speak different dialects of Telugu, Oriya, Hindi or a mix of these or other languages. And their