With demonetisation, Naxals are urging traders in five states to adopt barter system to aid the poor
In several places, Adivasis and marginalised villagers are swapping forest produce for essential goods.
England in India
As the Virat Kohli era began with a bang, it became clear that intensity will be the watchword
On his first full day in the job, the new Indian skipper showed how he is different from his predecessor, MS Dhoni.
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The Daily Fix: Virat Kohli already dazzled in 2016, what could 2017 have in store?
Everything you need to know for the day (and a little more).
A Village Votes
The daughter of a Dalit gets a Samajwadi laptop. Will that be enough to swing her family's vote?
A view from the Harijan Basti of Baksha, the village in eastern Uttar Pradesh that Scroll.in is tracking all the way to election day.
This hilarious take-off on spy fiction makes it hard to take espionage seriously
Fragments from ‘The Sentimental Spy’, a novel that laughs at all the stereotypes.
violence against women
Bengaluru molestation and beyond: Not just safety measures – we need a new way of looking at women
Why is it that females are only considered safe when accompanied by vetted men, segregated from men, or armed?
Uttarakhand polls: The Congress chief minister is the party's biggest strength (and weakness)
Harish Rawat faces not only infighting and charges of corruption but also a reinvigorated BJP, bolstered by demonetisation and surgical strikes.
One percent of Indians own 58% of country's wealth: Oxfam inequality report
The survey points to a widening gap across the world.