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In depth reportage

When universities force trans people to run from pillar to post for their certificates

Most universities have rules in place for women who have changed their name after marriage – but not for trans people who have changed their name and gender legally.

At the mercy of police: Why delayed enforcement of rules is hurting K’taka street vendors

Street vendors say they’re forced to bribe officials, and take loans from moneylenders at very high interest rates, because the government hasn’t done its job on time.

Watch: The mysterious sinkholes of Kadapa

The region around Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh has been witnessing a strange phenomenon as the ground has been giving way and collapsing, during the monsoons each year.

Video claiming I-T officials found stacks of cash at DK Shivakumar's house is fake

The video which has gone viral claims that the money was found at Cong leader DK Shivakumar’s residence in New Delhi’s Safdarjung Enclave during the I-T Dept's search operation.

Changing cinema: Do female writers and directors create better women characters?

TNM spoke to women filmmakers and writers from across the four south-Indian industries to discuss the kind of change that’s in the offing and to share their observations of women writing women in cinema.

What does justice mean for a teenaged nun killed 27 years ago in Kerala?

In the 27 years since Sister Abhaya was killed – her parents have died, crucial evidence was destroyed, and some key witnesses have passed away; others have turned hostile.

Why Centre’s scheme to bring child labourers back to school is failing in Telangana

The Centre says 48,046 children rescued since 2017 have been mainstreamed into regular schools. But no one’s checking whether these children are continuing in school.

Fake News: No, the dogs in Shoranur were not killed with gunshots

The Palakkad police are, however, still investigating all leads to the incident.

‘My children won’t know about the forests’: The fight for Adivasi rights in Bandipur

For the Adivasi people living outside the Bandipur Tiger Reserve, land and community rights is still a distant dream.

Explainer: What exactly is feminism, and why do we need it?

There are myths and then there is deliberate misinformation. Don't fall for it.