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Minu Jain

  • Book Review: The Nile- Downriver through Egypt’s past and present

    Travelogue, history book and journalistic account... Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson's expansive, immensely readable journey down the Nile is all of these, says Minu Jain

    Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 6:10am
  • Everyday vignettes of a communal capital

    The passport office was crowded as usual and the 14-year-old was waiting patiently, his file in hand, when a young man looked at it and asked if he was a Muslim. The schoolboy said 'yes', the youth looked at him and said flatly,  "Ek din sab Mussalman khatam jo jayenge."

    Thursday, 4 September 2014 - 5:00am
  • A tale of two hangings

    Between 1988, when three sisters committed suicide in Kanpur, and now, little has changed

    Tuesday, 3 June 2014 - 6:00am
  • Fandry: Harsh realities of the underprivileged

    Another election, another intense high-stakes battle fought along caste lines in an India whose leaders would like to tell the world that this is a country that has moved on with an egalitarian agenda. That caste is an uncomfortable fact, ever present on the fringes of our existence, hits home with...

    Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - 6:05am
  • The fibre that binds

    It’s the land where coir making is the warp and weft of everyday society, where the rough and ready fibre extracted from the humble coconut is the kernel of sustenance for lakhs of families. Alleppey in Kerala is one place where the traditional coir industry still spins out dreams big and small,...

    Sunday, 9 March 2014 - 7:30am
  • New things to enjoy in God's own country - Kerala

    Eating at floating dhabas, picking up on villagers' skills and watching the harmonious blend of tourism and village life, there's a lot more to do at Kerala's backwaters, discovers Minu Jain as she hits the pause button on her busy life amidst the spectrum of greens set against azure skies...

    Wednesday, 26 February 2014 - 3:41pm
  • Where's the fadeout asks Minu Jain against the rape culture

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    Friday, 24 January 2014 - 7:18am
  • How much does the nation want to know?

    The relentless pursuit of what the media sees as justice in the two cases of Tejpal and the Talwars has neatly divided the world in two: those who believe that the media is obsessive, invasive and mere TRP chasers, and the other that is convinced that there would be no fair play without the...

    Sunday, 1 December 2013 - 7:49am
  • Pandora's Box moment: The sexual harassment at work episode

    Sexual harassment cases at workplaces have made women's safety critically important .

    Saturday, 23 November 2013 - 7:43am