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In depth reportage

How making in India is becoming unviable for Tiruppur’s garment industry

Faced with one disruption after another, what was once touted as the ‘Manchester of South India’ is struggling to survive.

How petty politics and casteism are jeopardising schooling in TN villages

Cases of casteism in the schools had driven Salem Collector Rohini Bhajibakhare to write a letter to teachers and parents to lead by example.

Caught in a loop: How the Marina Loop Road is affecting fishermen’s lives in Chennai

While the road eases traffic congestion, it is also acting as a barrier that separates the fishermen from the sea and their livelihood.

Cyclone Titli aftermath: A month on, Andhra fishing communities continue to struggle

Many local fishermen complain of poor compensation and a loss of livelihood, which has left them in dire straits.

Watch: Here’s how you can help someone living with a mental illness

If you’re worried about a person’s mental health, there are some behavioural changes you can look out for.

The effect of PCOS on women’s fertility, periods, weight gain and more, explained

A significant number of women in India have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, a hormonal disorder that’s perfectly manageable when treated correctly.

Watch, Women vs PCOS: The effect on women’s fertility, periods, weight gain and more

PCOS has three main symptoms — irregular periods, unwanted hair growth on face and back, and acne. However, one need not have all three symptoms.

Watch: Why adivasis were more vulnerable during Kerala floods

Wayanad, Idukki and Attapadi have a large population of adivasis. And these districts were also the worst affected during the floods of August 2018.

Watch: Discrimination faced by dalits in the time of Kerala floods

The documentary looks at how the marginalised communities are affected worse than others in the floods, for several historical reasons, including the places where they live.

How caste discrimination during and after Kerala floods has affected dalits, adivasis

Dalits and adivasis face widespread neglect and discrimination across the country, and the state of Kerala – even during and after the floods – is no exception.