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The end of Detroit
Jobs in Detroit's car factories are moving to India.
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WHY WOMEN DON’T WORK

Home stay

Subodh Varma
Home stay
There is no denying that an increasing number of rural and urban women are doing just that — nothing.
powr puff WOMEN

High learning, 'low' work

T Ramavarma
Kerala may have a record literacy rate for women but their numbers are growing only in low-paying jobs.

Women workforce

Chick-list for economic growth

Persis Khambatta
Chick-list for economic growth Earn-and-learn vocational schemes can encourage more Indian women to enter the workforce.
educating girls

Cruise control

Rashmi Bansal
We are educating girls, raising their aspirations, even giving them a taste of professional life, and then asking them to rein in their ambitions.
Tongue-in-cheek comments

Cut the khap

Kim Arora
Dressed in jeans? Feasting on chowmein? A Twitter parody of a disapproving khap panchayat is ready with a rap on the knuckle that makes you chuckle.

Reality and Bollywood

When real is unreal

When real is unreal

Reality is a still a fantasy in Bollywood.

Voice of the poor

Film fighters

Film fighters

Video volunteers have been shooting short, candid film clips on official apathy.

ORGANIC GROWTH

The magician's way

The magician's way

A farmer uses his fertile imagination to promote organic farming in Bihar.
Snowden-like heroes
Reel Challengers

Reel Challengers

Shaikh Ayaz | July 6, 2013
Movies and pop culture are full of Snowden-like heroes who have stood tall against insurmountable odds and prevailed.
Keyboard freedom fighter
Internet revolutionary

Internet revolutionary

Saumya Pant | July 6, 2013
Wael Ghonim proves uprisings too can be 'liked, shared & tweeted'.
Medical ethics
The patient doctor

The patient doctor

Rema Nagarajan | July 6, 2013
Five years on, a Kerala physician is still fighting to uphold medical ethics.
Corruption crusader
Ultimately, goliath fell

Ultimately, goliath fell

Ajaz Ashraf | July 6, 2013
The lone rebel may not win immediately. But he or she can reset the moral compass and expose the brute power of the behemoth that the State has…
True grit
Thank you Vanunu, Snowden

Thank you Vanunu, Snowden

Shiv Visvanathan | July 6, 2013
Whistleblowers are ordinary creatures who lack the charisma of heroism. But democracy would be lost without them.

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