Volunteer Diary

Namma deha, namma hakku!

  That was how around 40 of us reclaimed our space vociferously and visibly on the roads of Madiwala (South Bangalore) and its environs between 5.00-7.00 pm last Saturday, 4th August. We energetically and emphatically »

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See the finer print?

Still from the film (Courtesy: Jobin Andrews) What do places like Electronic City (Bangalore), Cyberabad (Hyderabad) and TIDEL Park (Chennai) have in common? Well, they are parts of large southern Indian metropolises where many information »

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Branched out

There was a shower That shook a treeA branch broke free And shut out the power Kids gathered noisilyAdults responded quickly The police arrivedThe loggers followedThey sawed the wood But left the leaves Tea was »

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Mining the earth away

Goa. The name evokes images of beaches, Konkani and Portugese heritage and the good life. And perhaps of drug peddling, sex trafficking and other vices. However, over the last few years, the state has been »

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PuRa forever?

We wanted a home mate But could not confine dogs, birds or fish to the indoors So we consoled ourselves Observing neigbours’ pets Watching stray creatures And recalling childhood companions Until Ms. Columbidae came visiting »