A study by the National Institute of Disaster Management in 2014 found that migrants from the villages of Bundelkhand seldom return home. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

The abandoned villages of Bundelkhand

3 min read . 25 Jul 2016
Sundarbans, or beautiful forest in the Bengali language, straddles the border between India and Bangladesh along West Bengal. Photo: Arati Kumar Rao<br />

Staining the Sundarbans

3 min read . 22 Dec 2014
A week after the spill, oil was seen floating in with high tide and entering khals (channels) more than 10km from the site of the disaster. While the dark black viscous heavy fuel oil stuck to the margins, films of oil spread all over the 80km stretch of the Sela river and into numerous khals. Photographs by Arati Kumar Rao.
A file photo of an Asiatic lion at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad. Photo: AFP<br />

Lion conservation gone wrong

4 min read . 18 Nov 2014
A file photo of a Tata Steel plant in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Photo: AFP<br /> (AFP)

The arrogance of power

3 min read . 29 Nov 2012
Quick Edit | Saving the big cat

Quick Edit | Saving the big cat

1 min read . 06 Jan 2010