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As neelakurinji season nears end, tourists throng Munnar for once-in-12-year spectacle

Presently the neelakurinji blooms can be seen in the Eravikulam National Park and in Kolukkumalai near Munnar.

Soft on the inside, crisp on the outside: The legacy of Hyderabad's 167-yr-old Munshi Naan

This square shaped naan is a Hyderabad specialty and nobody makes it better than Munshi Naan.

Why collecting water turns millions of Indian women into second-class citizens

This gender specific role impacts every aspect of women's lives, from their health and social life to education and their ability to have a real say in the community.

Their stories need to be told: Shobha Warrier on her new book on women entrepreneurs

The book features 14 women entrepreneurs from south India, including Deborah Thiagarajan, Dr Shanthi Ranganathan and Kalki Subramaniam.

Meet Mishkkaa, 12-year-old Hyderabad YouTuber who talks on gender, humanity and more

Every month Mishkkaa uploads 2 to 3 videos on her YouTube channel ‘Mishkkaa – The Billi of Hollywood’, all scripted by her and edited by her mother.

Freedom and the confidence to face anything: Why these Indian women travel solo

From traveling on their own terms to learning to trust the world while watching their backs - these Indian women travel solo for various reasons.

Meet the goofy animated gorilla that's turning up at all kinds of places in Chennai

Jemma's gorilla tiptoes around sleeping dogs, paints skies with pink-streaked clouds, pole vaults across buildings and enjoys Chennai sunsets.

Meet Vijo Varghese, a Malayali eco-warrior living in the jungles of Thailand

Vijo runs a nature reserve in Kanchanaburi on 15 acres of a land, with the idea of creating more living space for wildlife.

When power and politics in campuses are used against sexual harassment survivors

According to survivors and members of women sexual harassment committees, many ICCs give unrestricted leverage to the accused student in order to not tamper with his future and the university’s reputation.

These drawings by kids from Chennai resettlement colonies paint a grim picture

The drawings by teen girls in Chennai’s Kannagi Nagar and Ezhil Nagar resettlement colonies painted shocking pictures of child marriage, substance abuse, lack of hygiene and more.