Ten stories by The News Minute you may have missed this week
news Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 16:11

Failed by the idea of Telangana: Life of the Dalit artist who died a violent Maoist

Prabhakar was among the 28 alleged Maoists who were killed in the recent ‘encounter’ at Andhra-Odisha border.

‘Values’ and ‘ethos’ have always helped Ratan Tata consolidate power, and media plays along

The Cyrus Mistry debacle is a reminder of Ratan Tata's true character and how mainstream media bends even without being asked to crawl.

Looking for the Phoenix Moment of the Indian Left: Why the hope remains

The Left might not have sensible answers to issues of resources and seem to be content with fire-fighting solutions. But when there is fire, someone has to find ways of containing it.

Yashoda’s story and why we need support systems for women burns survivors

“When I lay helpless everyone said that I would become a burden on my parents. But I said ‘No, I will take care of them”

The versatile Urvashi who can make you laugh and cry all at once, a salute

Urvashi's acting is as natural as breathing.

This TN family has lost five people to a mysterious disease in 20 days

Doctors are baffled, as the only thing they have to go on, is one otherwise harmless symptom.

From begging on the road to a job where she is loved, a TN transgender woman's journey

Jaiprakash is the first transgender in Tiruvannamalai district to get a government job.

They are old, wrinkled, and modelling in a Kerala college

They have no other means to earn, and became models. They are loving it

From selling 5-paise sweets as a kid to running a multi-crore idly-dosa batter empire

From selling 50 packets a day in 2006, ID Fresh now sells 50,000 packets.

Once a cleaner at Hyderabad's famous Niloufer cafe, this man now owns it

Today, Babu Rao has a swanky car and an iPhone, but 40 years ago, he was a sweeper at the cafe he now owns.

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