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24 September 2016

Men at work ahead of Durga Puja


Artisans from West Bengal have started making clay idols ahead of Durga Puja, at Chittaranjan Park in New Delhi.

25 August 2016

Ima Thokchom Ramani: a brief history of the Meira Paibis of Manipur, then and now


Meira Paibi – translated as ‘someone who holds the torch’ in Meiteilon, the language of the Meitei community – is an all-women vigilante group in Manipur in north-east India.

18 August 2016

Majnu ka Tilla


Majnu ka Tilla at New Delhi, set up as a Tibetan refugee colony about 55 years ago, has some good eateries that serve authentic Himalayan food. Dry days don't exist here. People visit MKT—as the regulars call it—on national holidays for a drink. That is how the people of Delhi see it.

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