How secure are India’s museums?

The titan lies, mute, as a toddler runs her pint-sized hand over its seven-foot tusk. Don’t touch it, her mother hisses. In vain. The girl continues, agog with wonder, as others gather around the creature and a bored attendant looks on. Stegodon Ganesha, whose plaque simply reads “Animals that lived millions of years ago”, is … Read more How secure are India’s museums?

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Nuh in Haryana is not a particularly remarkable place. Located just 47 kilometres from Gurugram, it looks like the poor cousin of Gurugram. But as one drives past the market centre, and into the village of Tain (pronounced Ty-eeen), a signpost stands out. Not for its ostentatiousness, but for the text that adorns it—Smartpur. The … Read more Error 404: BharatNet’s connectivity issues