A cool dip in hot weather

People are trying to beat the heat as the mercury is steadily rising in Delhi. Some are taking a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, and for the others, there is the welcoming water body at Raj Path as well as the river Yamuna. These pictures

All the action from the first-ever BSF-BGB drill

In March this year, the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) conducted their first-ever joint drill – Sundarbans Maitri – to sanitise the international border (IB) of the Sundarbans and strengthen India-Ban

Second phase of odd-even comes to an end

The second phase of the odd-even scheme of the Delhi government draws to an end on April 30. With majority of Delhi residents having given a thumbs up to the first phase of the scheme that took place in January this year, chief minister Arvind Kej

See Mahatma Gandhi’s birthplace through our lens

Porbandar is a small city with narrow and congested lanes, bustling with people, shops, cows, and children. Amid this hustle and bustle is a beautiful big white building, Kirti Mandir – where Mahatma Gandhi was born. In sharp contrast to

Massive fire destroys National Museum of Natural History

A massive fire has destroyed artefacts at the National Museum of Natural History in the capital late night on Monday. The museum is located in the FICCI complex, Mandi House. According to reports, fire broke out at 1:45 am from the

A year after quake killed over 8,000 people in Nepal

Over 8,000 people were killed when an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale shook Nepal on April 25, 2015. The temblor was followed by strong aftershocks. More than 17,000 people were injured in the quake. Here we look back

Water stress and women in distress

Drought in Bundelkhand has affected women the most. They have trek long distances to fetch water. Men have left villages in search of jobs and women are vulnerable in these difficult times as captured by Governancenow photojournalist Arun Kumar

The politics after Rohith Vemula’s suicide

Members of National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the Congress, staged a protest in New Delhi over death of a dalit student Rohith Vemula. Our photojournalist Arun Kumar captures the tussle between police and students.

Life in the day of Bundelkhand

Village life caught by our photojournalist Arun Kumar as 2016 dawned on Bundelkhand, which is in the twilight zone of two states, forsaken by the god and the man.  

Getting ready for R-Day parade

On a overcast day the rehearsal for republic day parade began at Rajpath in Delhi. Our photojournalist Arun Kumar caught the soldiers of BSF brass band during a break.  

In pictures: BSF plane crashes near Delhi airport, 10 killed

A BSF Super King plane having 10 people on board, crashed in Dwarka Sector 8 few minutes after the take-off on Tuesday morning. The Ranchi-bou

Cradle of hope

An NGO called ‘Palna’ has been cradling abandoned, destitute, physically or mentally challenged children for decades. Set up in 1978, the NGO is run by the Delhi council for child welfare (DCCW). A cradle is kept near the entrance of t

Visionary Talk: Amitabh Gupta, Pune Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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