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Four-year-old Santoshi has been missing since July 26, 2015. A Ganesh Nadar/ meets a family, desperately searching for their daughter. The first of our national series on Missing Children. IMAGE: Four-year-old Santoshi went missing on July 26, 2015. Photographs: Uttam Ghosh/ She was doing what most children her age do -- playing. Only, four-year-old Santoshi Kesari's playground was the area under a flyover that rose over the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, while her father sold ..., 3 weeks ago

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam is everywhere

In Rameswaram, virtually every building and wall has a banner dedicated to him. A Ganesh Nadar/ reports from ground zero. Throughout our six-hour journey from Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram to Rameswaram -- the coastal Tamil Nadu hometown of Dr A P J Abdul Kalam who passed into the ages on Monday, July 27, the roadside was dotted by banners and posters paying homage to the 'Missile Man.' In Rameswaram, virtually every building and wall has a banner dedicated to him. Avul Pakir ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Rameswaram shuts shop to queue up for last glimpse of Kalam  Rediff.com2 months ago In Rameswaram, mood maybe sombre, hope lives on  Rediff.com2 months ago Hectic activity outside Kalam's house in Rameshwaram  Rediff.com2 months ago
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When Indian artists took the world by storm

September 17 was the birth centenary of MF Husain, India’s most famous artist. And promptly, Uday Jain, director of Delhi’s oldest commercial art gallery, Dhoomimal, whose connection with the legendary artist goes back to many decades, sent me an ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago

'All work has some danger'

In a special series, looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Natesan Kathiresan, a village painter, who loves the colour of sandalwood, but does not want his boys to pick up the paintbrush like him. His busiest time is between Christmas and Pongal when most people give their homes a fresh coat of paint. IMAGE: Natesan K worked in salt pans before taking up work as a painter. He works 20, 25 days a month and earns between Rs 600 and Rs 900 a day. Photograph: A Ganesh ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'The strike has made us realise the power that youth has'

In a special series, looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Reema Kaur, one of the students on strike for nearly three months at the FTII. The Delhi resident feels the campus that had been a cocoon for her in the last three years has turned into a revolution ground demanding change -- and she is happy to be a part of it. IMAGE: Reema Kaur, a final year student at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, has been on strike for nearly three months, along ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

FTII students: Government hasn't understood our problems

'The government says it is trying to improve the institute, but its latest appointments say otherwise.' FTII students tell A Ganesh Nadar/ why they won't back down. IMAGE: A mannequin wrapped in film rolls keeps track of the strike.Photograph: Archana Masih/     The Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, has been constantly in the news for close to three months now after its students went on strike, protesting actor-turned-politician Gajendra Chauhan's ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago 'How can we go back to FTII without our demands being met?'  Rediff.com2 months ago

The bus driver who saved his passengers from terrorists

In a special series, looks at India through the lives of its people. Today: Nanak Chand Sharma, the brave bus driver who did not lose his nerve when terrorists attacked his bus, and drove 76 passengers to safety. IMAGE: Locals near the site of the gunfight at the Dina Nagar police station in Gurdaspur district. Photograph: Munish Sharma/Reuters On 27th July, I started my trip at 3.40 am from Janial village (in Gurdaspur district). It is the first bus to start in the morning. It ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago 'When girls see me in uniform they look with admiration'  Rediff.com2 months ago

Vyapam whistleblower battles transfer, fears for security

Dr Anand Rai says the Madhya Pradesh government is harassing him by transferring him and his wife to Dhar and fears for his security in the new posting. A Ganesh Nadar/ reports. Dr Anand Rai is one of the whistleblowers in the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh that has been making headlines for the past one year. He has been threatened for his exposes in the past, but that has not fazed him. He has now been transferred from Indore to Dhar. His transfer was stayed by the Madhya Pradesh ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'The forecast for deficit monsoons remains'

  'All El Ninos are not associated with the deficient monsoon.' Madhavan Nair Rajeevan, director of the government's Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, based in Pune, tells A Ganesh Nadar/ that monsoons are difficult to predict. What phenomena influence the monsoons? Monsoons are caused by the seasonal reversal of atmospheric pressure and wind patterns. During the northern hemisphere summer, the land gets heated up quickly compared to surrounding oceans and thus reverses ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

He spent 4 days in a Sri Lankan jail

In our Special Independence Day series, looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Muthayya Fernandes, a fisherman from Rameswaram, who was imprisoned in Sri Lanka for crossing the International Boundary in search of fish. I have been going to sea since I was 12. I would go in my father's boat. I went to school till the 2nd standard. After that I did not feel like studying. Now I have my own boat. It is a 360HP mechanised boat. This year, on 21st February, I was caught ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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