Category: Picture Stories

Inside the Boat Factory in Cuddalore

Raads marine is an international marine business group. A fibreglass boat manufacturing unit of Raads is located in Kammiyampettai, Cuddalore.     Basically, the boat manufacturing is a three-stage process. Pattern making, Mould Making and Manufacturing. Majority of the work here is...

For the Love of Sculpting

In a village called Kuyilapalayam near Auroville in Tamil Nadu lives Ganesan, 43 years old, who is a sculptor and a part-time cook-cum-waiter. At his home he has his wife, two sons and one daughter. Ganesan is passionate...

Sweeping Beauty

Rathiya, 45 years old. Working as a sweeper in Saraswati hostel, Pondicherry University. She started to work as a sweeper when her husband, Punyamurthi passed away, after that she had to manage the house and look after her...

Food On Wheels

As George Bernard Shaw says “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” Rachana Shetty and Justine Penning, owner and founder of ‘Tasty Food Truck’ firmly believe in this school of thought.   Tasty Food Truck is...

Maasi Magam: a photo story

Maasi Magam is an auspicious Hindu festival celebrated in early spring when the asterism Magha falls in the Tamil month of Masi (February-March). Idols of Vishnu, Shiva and Shakti are taken from their sanctum...

A tragic tale

This photo essay portrays the tragic ruins and remains of the Dharmapuri riots. Read the personal experience of Sunaina Agarwal, student Department of Electronic Media and Mass Communication at Dharmapuri: A village of burnt homes...