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A Non-Place by the Sea

When a storm destroyed Dhanushkodi, the government ordered it emptied. Fifty years later, we meet the people who stayed.

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A Non-Place by the Sea

When a storm destroyed Dhanushkodi, the government ordered it emptied. Fifty years later, we meet the people who stayed.

Taru Dalmia (left) collaborating with the musician Lima (right) in the tribal village of Kucheipadar in South Orissa.

Delhi Sultanate’s Potent Rhythms

Dancehall musician Taru Dalmia is channeling resistance songs from across India into new musical groundswells.

Taru Dalmia (left) collaborating with the musician Lima (right) in the tribal village of Kucheipadar in South Orissa.

Delhi Sultanate’s Potent Rhythms

Dancehall musician Taru Dalmia is channeling resistance songs from across India into new musical groundswells.

Sanity at Stake in a Trash-Burdened Village

A community in Kerala protesting the deleterious effects of a garbage dump gone wrong.

Sanity at Stake in a Trash-Burdened Village

A community in Kerala protesting the deleterious effects of a garbage dump gone wrong.

The Kachchhi Salt Pans

On India’s Gujarati coast, migrant laborers toil for months harvesting crystals of the sea.

The Kachchhi Salt Pans

On India’s Gujarati coast, migrant laborers toil for months harvesting crystals of the sea.