Invasive Species
Mayawati and other river monsters: In search of gharials in the Ken River

Mayawati and other river monsters: In search of gharials in the Ken River

Text and photographs by Tarun Nair and Suyash Katdare The dry, deciduous landscape of Bundelkhand treated us to its summer splendour, with the sweet mahua (Madhuca indica) and flaming palash (Butea monosperma) yielding soothe’ stimuli. But, the cool crisp air under a warm, winter sun held its own charm too. Likewise, our seasonal ailings contrasted...
The Unseen Invaders

The Unseen Invaders

Written by Chaitanya Krishna, photographs by Sarang Mhamane and Wikimedia Commons In the past, people feared invasions by neighbouring kingdoms, because apart from the very real threat to life and limb, their culture and way of life could be lost to the invaders. A far cry from the invading armies of yester year, today’s invasions are...