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Priyanka Borpujari

Arts & Culture

Muslim families look after Kolkata synagogues

Muslim caretakers maintain three synagogues in eastern Indian city, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.

Health

Saving India's mothers through mobile phones

Unique mobile messaging service, mMitra, helps poor pregnant women in Mumbai fight against maternal mortality.

Arts & Culture

Mumbai street musicians hit the right notes

Group seeks to reclaim public spaces for arts by performing at railway stations and entertaining hassled commuters.

India

Mapping unsafe areas for women in Mumbai

Web-based platform encourages residents of India's financial capital to report sex crimes and help mark areas as unsafe.

Features

New law in India bans sanitary scavengers

Workers who dig through human excrement often develop debilitating conditions and medical ailments.

Arts & Culture

Patriarchy: A losing battle in India?

As growing number of women get education and join work force, the shackle of patriarchy is slowly loosening up.