Millions of commuters descend on India’s railway in Mumbai every day. A special feature of carriages solely dedicated to women, helps avoid male groping, which is still widespread everywhere. Here’s a peak what happens at a random platform during rush hour. Published by the Daily Mail on July 28, 2018.
Justin Rowlatt, frequently also featured on Osho News, looks back on his three years on assignment reporting for the BBC from South Asia and, in particular, India. Published on June 16, 2018.
From Suha’s series ‘Beware: Slippery…. Sacred Ground’: “I understand the thrill I experience when I get off the plane, that feeling of mystery that surrounds the visitor and sets her heart pounding, as when coming near a sacred space.”
Always long-awaited, a collective sigh is heard once monsoon starts in India. The rains are an annual blessing yet often resulting in floods, hardship and death.
In India, the sharing of food with others is an ancient important concept; yet sharing does not stop there, writes Naina.
Naina discovers the historical background and significance of Assam’s Namghars, the ethnic community prayer halls.
Naina explores the history of the wood apple, a fruit tree native to the Indian subcontinent and considered as being very sacred.
Naina writes about Durga Puja, the worship of the mother goddess, one of the most important festivals of India.