Friday, January 28, 2022

Kavitha Iyer

Kavitha Iyer

‘Entry into suburbs’ cuts a sorry picture: Shanty towns, bad roads
Fri, Dec 11, 2020

BMC’s tall claim of an open defecation-free city is shattered by just a drive through the narrow lanes of Jari Mari; roads are a patchwork of loose paver blocks and broken tarmac; footpaths are non-existent

Civic polls: In Marathwada, Shiv Sena strains to regain ground lost to BJP since 2014
Fri, Feb 12, 2021

Party has worked hard to win back influence in what was its sole area of dominance outside Mumbai and Konkan.

Uddhav 2.0: This is a resurgent Sena but will the gamble pay off?
Fri, Jan 15, 2021

As the NDA allies break ties for elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the BJP finds the new Sena is actually the old one, belligerent and hard-nosed, and Uddhav a lot like the unyielding Bal Thackeray.

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Thu, Sep 17, 2020

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Vadodara police helps family of four with ration, money
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

Dharmendra Sahani (30), who lives in Vasna area of the city and used to work as a plumber, has been out of work since the lockdown. He had run out of money after meeting the medical expenses of his wife's delivery.

Bike ambulances in the red corridor, driving tribal women to safer deliveries
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

The ‘ambulance’ is Indian ingenuity at its best: a modified four-stroke motorcycle equipped with a first-aid kit and fitted with a sidecar comprising a mattress to provide comfort to pregnant women.

Forgotten plaque pays quiet tribute to a Mumbai hero of 1930s Swadeshi movement
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

The narrow stretch of road snaking away across Kalbadevi’s Mahajanwadi, Babu Genu Road, is completely unremarkable in any way

Women from drought-hit Mann Deshi Mahila Festival bring to city their produce, tales of success
Sun, Jan 08, 2017

The Satara resident had in six or seven years learnt how to market her business, burnish her brand called Renuka Masalas, package her organic products so that they appeal to urban consumers and more.

‘We wouldn’t let him travel abroad for work, but he died on the street outside our house. That’s fate’
Tue, Sep 17, 2019

“I didn’t even know that he was dead, for three days. We had been asked to move out of our houses during the NSG operation."

‘I believe we must not forget. They were Mumbaikars’
Wed, Oct 30, 2019

“India was winning, and everybody was preparing to celebrate, but this was not the sound of firecrackers"

When a professor played translator for a terrorist
Mon, Nov 28, 2016

New York professor P V Viswanath says the experience taught him how ‘we can be manipulated by pieces of information we hope are true’

As families meet, out come new stories of 26/11 eight years ago
Sun, Nov 27, 2016

As a small group of survivors of Mumbai’s worst terror attack and families of victims gathered at the venue of the inauguration, it was clear that the significance of remembering is in the re-examination of their personal tragedies through new prisms.