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‘Toiling day and night, I make Rs 1,000 per week’: Plight of Bengaluru’s agarbatti makers

Women and sometimes children sit on the floor for several hours every day and roll these sticks using charcoal paste, sawdust and bamboo sticks.

TNM Fact Check: No, two children did not go missing from Coimbatore mall

The messages, which went viral on social media, wrongly claimed that the kids were missing, and that their parents were in the ICU.

Ground report: The fragile calm and violent political history of Palnadu

The history of Palnadu in Andhra Pradesh is marred with factionalism. Residents tell stories of living in fear, as each approaching election meant a fresh cycle of violence.

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.

Plachimada vs Coca-Cola: Residents still fight for justice, 15 years after the Coke plant shut down

Despite ousting the Coke plant which was polluting their ground water resources, Plachimada’s residents have not been compensated for the losses they suffered.

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.

TNM Fact Check: Are your pending challans going to double under new MV Act?

The police have said that the message that is viral on social media, is fake.