Swapna Majumdar

Swapna Majumdar

Voicing pain through art

Voicing pain through art

Saturday, 28 November 2020 | Swapna Majumdar

While they are essential for survival, textiles can also be an important artistic medium of expression, especially for those who have suffered violence, repression and discrimination When the two daughters of Debra Munda, a resident of Sundergarh district, Odisha, died after a prolonged illness, he was convinced that black magic was...

Patching up lives

Patching up lives

Saturday, 14 March 2020 | Swapna Majumdar

Quilting has not only become a powerful way to advocate change around the world, it has provided a healing touch to marginalised sections of society as well In 2014, four years before the Supreme Court of India decriminalised homosexuality by declaring Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitutional in respect...

No country for women

No country for women

Friday, 21 February 2020 | Swapna Majumdar

Govt apathy and hopelessness have led many farm widows to take their lives. Just how many more suicides will it take for the State to take action? Mudapu Yadamma, 38, is from Mallareddipalli village in Nalgonda district, Telangana. Two years ago, her husband, a farmer, committed suicide by consuming pesticide and...

Find a better alternative

Find a better alternative

Friday, 10 January 2020 | Swapna Majumdar

A Government proposal to amend the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006, to render all underage marriages void, is being opposed by child rights activists A proposal by the Ministry of Women and Child Development to amend the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act (PCMA), 2006, to render all underage marriages void,...

State Editions

Pari murder: IG Bothra to lead 5-member SIT

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Now, pensioners can get digital life certificates

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

inbrief

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Locals block NH after minor’s death

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Fake notes of nearly Rs 1L seized in J’suguda

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Another Cuttack fake spice unit busted

29 November 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Working From Home? Beware of that cyber attack

29 November 2020 | Ajay Singh | Agenda

Pebbles of a dead sea

29 November 2020 | Somen Sengupta | Agenda

Astroturf | Mind balance is the key

29 November 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘Chhalaang was slated to do well’

29 November 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

no kidding

29 November 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

‘I’m enjoying the process of writing new songs now’

29 November 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer