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Articles labelled ‘rajasthan’

  • Jodhpur

    Into the Desert

    It was a solid plan; to fall asleep before the cold got to us. Or so we thought.
  • Village Vignettes: Romancing Rural Rajasthan

    In Rajasthan, pride does not take on the ugly avatar of arrogance. It helps the people ground themselves in a coherent identity in the face of a fast globalising landscape.
  • Village Vignettes: Harvest Season

    Being a handicap in a farming family is a deadly curse—the ignominy of being an extra mouth to feed without the solace of being a helping hand.
  • Village Vignettes: Happiness

    The secret to happiness, so intangible, and yet so familiar, remains too tantalisingly nebulous to encapsulate in words.
  • Village Vignettes: Opium for Dinner

    For most of us, opium usually paints a picture of the messy tangle of the narcotics trade, undercover dealings, and sometimes, a withered Chinese lady smoking a pipe.
  • Village Vignettes: An Officer’s Apathy

    He sat in a lazy slump in his rotating chair, complete with the mandatory towel that graces every government officer’s throne.
  • Village Vignettes: Jaani’s Pension

    Against the rural landscape, where time takes on another pace, numbers like age have a way of being forgotten.
  • Village Vignettes: Jogilal Meena’s Mittens

    An attempt to piece together the story of water availability in rural Rajasthan and what farmers are doing to adapt to their changing environment.
The Oracle of Tripe #23

The Oracle of Tripe #23

By Chaitanya Modak and Benita Fernando
The Oracle of Tripe #23