Environment

How Photo Pollution Is Impacting Planet Earth

We have lost our connection to the night-time skies, the stories woven into star-studded skies, the sense of stillness, the awe of the twinkling cosmos and the wishes upon sho...

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Aarey Wah!

The government's decision to shift the Metro car shed has met with cheers from environmentalists and activists. These torchbearers speak to Monarose Sheila Pereira about their...

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Winter flight to India

A photo-essay by avid bird watcher Kishor Joshi, on the winter flight of rare species of birds to India Even while the pandemic has ravaged the world, avian migration will fl...

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Farmlands of Gujarat: Escape for city-dwellers

Photo-feature by Mahipal Vala, on the momentary idyll at his ancestral farmland in Amreli district, Gujarat. For scores of city dwellers in Gujarat, ancestral farmlands have ...

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Oh Kolkata!

At a Glance 0800pm 20th May 2020 Tropical Cyclone Amphan has made landfall near the border between India and Bangladesh Major storm-surge flooding is expected near and eas...

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Living standards will decline as South Asia’s heat rises

This summer, at 42.6°C, July 25 was the hottest day ever in Paris. Halfway across the globe, Delhi recorded its hottest day at 48°C on June 10.  Over the past de...

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Turning Air Pollution Into Art

Artists are known to take inspiration from the world around them. So it’s no surprise that some have begun shining light on one of the most pressing environmental issues...

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Its doomsday for thousands of Emperor penguin chicks

Thousands of emperor penguin chicks have effectively drowned overnight after an ice shelf in Antarctica collapsed. Scientists say that since the catastrophic collapse of the i...

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‘Wake up and take action,’ urges teen activist Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg, the teenage climate change activist has told members of the European Parliament to forget Brexit and focus on climate change. Thunberg said in a spee...

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Astronomers release the first ever picture of a black hole

Astronomers have captured the first ever image of a Black Hole located in the distant galaxy. The image was captured on the 10th of April, which was described by the scientist...

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After a Pause

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s comeback syndrome, or why top s...

May 16 2021

Signs of the times: Time to talk truth to power

Humra Quraishi’s commentary demands answers and accountability for the sufferings ...

May 15 2021

Rogue Thinker

Khalid Mohamed’s never-before published interview with the dogged rule-breaker, Ra...

May 14 2021