In depth reportage

Hyd ‘child bride’ racket continues: Foreigners visit city, marry, divorce, leave

Anti-human trafficking activists say that not much has changed on the ground; but what has changed is the tactic of these rackets.

Queer men, dating apps and crime: How much does decriminalising 377 help?

Is the going away of Section 377 going to help LGBTQ+ people when it comes to reporting crimes? Not unless the police is sensitised, and workplaces change.

Queer men, dating apps and crime: The fear of being outed makes gay men vulnerable

Dating apps and sites have made it easier for LGBTQ+ people to meet and socialise without scrutiny from society, but it has also made them vulnerable to crimes.

Why new ART drugs with less side effects are crucial for India’s fight against HIV

Drug resistance rises when ART regimes aren’t properly followed, often because patients can’t cope with the strong side-effects of medications.

Sold as slaves, tortured in the Middle East: The human trafficking nexus in Hyderabad

Women are identified in Hyderabad, they get their visas in Mumbai, then are taken to Dubai, and sent to other places from there – the nexus functions like a well-oiled machine.

How freezing of funds is affecting Telangana municipalities

As general funds are being frozen, municipal chairpersons are unable to carry out even small payments such as paying salaries.

A second chance: These abandoned animals get a shot at a better life

As dogs and cats are the popular choices for adoption, there are often no takers for the larger domestic animals like cows, horses and donkeys.

Why people living along the Kerala coast want sea walls

With the sea entering their homes, people living along Kerala's coast want walls built - but is that the solution?

Surviving burns: Domestic violence and its aftermath

Over 400 women come to the Burns Unit at the Kilpauk Medical College in Chennai every single year, and while it is not reported as such, most of those cases are of domestic violence.

Watch: Here’s how parasitic infestations are being combated using preventive measures

The problem of worm infestations has been attributed to many reasons including bad hygiene, open-air defecation, and lack of footwear.