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‘Who reads your gazetteers, anyway?’

The British were ruthless. They killed everybody who stood up and challenged their rule from Rai Ahmad Nawaz Khan Kharal in 1857 to Bhagat Singh in 1931. 399 more words


A Star is Depressed!

One of the leading Bollywood stars recently publicly came out with her diagnosis of depression. I respect this as it takes courage and will help destigmatize mental health issues. 316 more words


India's generation of children crippled by uranium waste

This 2009 article by the Guardian’s Gethin Chamberlain first drew our attention to the dramatic effects of uranium poisoning on the children in Punjab

Observer investigation uncovers link between dramatic rise in birth defects in Punjab and pollution from coal-fired power stations… 8 more words

Baba Farid Center For Special Children

The 1000km Ride to Wagah through Haryana and Punjab..SECOND EDITION


I was staring at a sign  board in Punjab along the roadside on NH 1 and I could not believe my eyes – I blinked but the stark reality was still facing me in the face. 1,172 more words