Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Photograph: Tejas Pande.

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I visit Aurangabad, my home town (in the state of Maharashtra in western India), twice…

I visit Aurangabad, my home town (in the state of Maharashtra in western India), twice a year. The city changes upon every visit in subtle ways – a new brand,…

Feeding Pigeons in Seto Machhendranath Temple, Kathmandu. Photograph: Jerry Randall

Barely two months after the devastating earthquakes had hit Nepal and with a palpable feeling…

Barely two months after the devastating earthquakes had hit Nepal and with a palpable feeling of trepidation, I found myself in a jeep traversing the lush and dramatic foothills of…

Eugenie, Pelagie's sister-in-law, sits outside the family home

Eurocentric narratives frequently divide African history into three periods: pre-colonial, colonial and postcolonial. Rwanda, a…

Eurocentric narratives frequently divide African history into three periods: pre-colonial, colonial and postcolonial. Rwanda, a small mountainous nation in Africa’s Great Lakes region, made the transition from “colonial” to “postcolonial”…

The Internet’s zenrainman is in real life Bengaluru’s S. Vishwanath, an influential story-teller, writer and…

The Internet’s zenrainman is in real life Bengaluru’s S. Vishwanath, an influential story-teller, writer and educator on sustainable water and sanitation. Together with his wife, architect Chitra Vishwanath, he runs…

Dante 3

With the inaugural issue of Broken Toilets also comes the first post of what I…

With the inaugural issue of Broken Toilets also comes the first post of what I hope will be a blog series. This blog will be about dreams and disappointments while…