Stories in Words

by: Gurcharan Das
In the 1970s, a state fertilizer plant had been set up at Haldia in the state of West Bengal. Besides bungalows for managers and nice flats for workers in a sparkling new township, the plant entailed wide roads, bright lights, a school, a dispensary,...
by: Fakhri Motiwala
This narrative details experiences of working in the highly controlled domain of imports and exports before 1991. Imports and exports were governed by the archaic Imports and Exports Control Act (1947), a law that was obsolete and unresponsive to th...
by: SL Beriwal
I am a graduate from SPA (School of Planning and Architecture), New Delhi. When I applied for the architecture program at SPA, there were only 2,000 applicants, today there are close to 2,00,000. Upon graduating in '85, I chose to work for the privat...