ENVIRONMENT/ HEALTH/ SCIENCE 

Go fund yourselves: India orders premier labs to pay their own way, November 2015, Science Magazine (PDF)

The company you keep: Listening closely to hallucinated voices, September 2015, Aeon Magazine

Salman Khan has been convicted, but are our roads any safer?, June 2015, Guardian Cities

Is India's 100 smart cities plan a recipe for social apartheid?, May 2015, Guardian Cities

India's land bill: We're not just losing land, we're losing a generation of farmers, May 2015, Guardian Development

India's digital janitors prowl the hallways of social media, mopping up gore, porn, scammers and spammers, April 2015, GQ India

This is one of India's best psychiatric hospitals: Is it enough?, Feb 2015, Yahoo Originals

Could we all be synesthetes?, January 2015, Aeon Magazine

India's push for renewable energy, September 2014, National Geographic

Could rare bird on tiny island be India's ecological canary?, July 2014, National Geographic

Twilight in the Box: What does solitary confinement do to the brain?, February 2014, Aeon Magazine

Pesticides are everywhere, and more dangerous than you realize, February 2014, The Verge

Let's do as cavemen do: John Durant promises to restore you to the pink of health, caveman-style, December 2013, Open Magazine 

Hot and bothered in the tropics: Meet the early casualties of climate change, November 2013, The Verge

"Disgusting bird" is dying off: vultures face extinction and indifference, September 2013, Scientific American magazine (PDF)

Cull of the wild: microscopic predators join in the hunt for wolves in the Rockies, July 2013, Scientific American magazine (PDF)

Full extent of heavy-metal contamination in Exxon oil spill still unknown, July 2013, InsideClimatenews

A pastoral elegy: why is India neglecting its indigenous animal breeds?, April 2009, Outlook Magazine

 

CRIME / SOCIAL JUSTICE

The man with a movie camera: A doctor sentenced to life imprinsonment for internet pornography reinvents himself as a writer of pulp fiction, February 2012, Motherland Magazine (PDF)

Married to my rapist: In some villages in India, rape is grounds for marriage, October 2011, Open Magazine 

The near distance: The plight of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu, August 2011, Open Magazine

Identity crisis: a "new" species of macaque sparks off a taxonomical dispute, August 2011, Open Magazine

Devender Pal Singh Bhullar has spent 16 years on death row on an illegal charge, July 2011, Open Magazine

 

ART AND CULTURE

Private trysts in public places: across India, lovers seek refuge in parks and beaches, January 2011, Indian Express Magazine

"My son is gay, and I'm proud of him": parents of LGBT kids head to the Supreme Court to fight for their rights, February 2011, Indian Express Magazine (cover)

I'm a believer: the foreign cults gaining popularity in India, April 2009, Tank Magazine(PDF)

Crazy record-breakers, crazier records,  Sept 2007, Outlook Magazine

My name is green: the forgotten charms of Islamic poster art, April 2008, Outlook Magazine

 

TRAVEL

Sleepy Hollow: In search of Yercaud's elusive charms, April 2007, Outlook Traveller

Firefly season in Madikeri, April 2012, Open Magazine

 

INTERVIEWS AND PROFILES

Show it like it is: Martin Parr stays clear of wars and famines. His inspiration is the supermarket, April 2010, Caravan Magazine

The Baruah show: the "pig-heart doctor" attempts a comeback, June 2012, Open Magazine

Meet India's first transgender pastor, April 2012, Open Magazine

Teju Cole, for "How I write", a series on the writing process, March 2012, Open Magazine 

The subaltern sings: Gogu Shyamala, Dalit feminist and Telangana activist,  April 2012, Open Magazine 

Hari Kunzru, for "How I write", a series on the writing process, November 2011, Open Magazine 

 

COMMENT

The media thought they were invited to a mass wedding in a village of prostitutes. They were the real spectacle, March 2012, Open Magazine

Papier Marches: Is India's Republic Day conceptually frozen in the '50s? February 2010, Outlook Magazine

Kings of Xeroxia: India's copycat Institutional architecture, November 2009, Outlook Magazine