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Does anyone give a s**t?

A new bill in India aimed at protecting manual cleaners of human excrement needs to translate into political action, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Sep 13 11:47:00 2013
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Deportation of Tamils helped the Sri Lankan state

Britain’s expulsion of ‘target population’ asylum-seekers has been valuable to Sri Lanka’s ‘counter-insurgency’ campaign, argues Phil Miller.…

  • Thu Jul 18 11:03:00 2013
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The water crisis at home

The people of Bangalore need to be active in finding local solutions to preserve a vital resource, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon Mar 25 09:44:00 2013
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What’s the price of the ‘right’ to alcohol?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the potential of prohibition in India where women have burnt down liquor shops over alcoholism’s devastation.…

  • Fri Mar 8 09:47:00 2013
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India's elites have a ferocious sense of entitlement

A revealing set of US studies has got Urvashi Butalia thinking about how the rich behave in Delhi.…

  • Tue Jan 1 07:18:00 2013
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The end for hands-on toilet cleaning in India?

Activists are hoping a 10,000-kilometre pilgrimage will help bring total eradication of ‘manual scavenging’ writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Thu Nov 29 11:20:00 2012
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One billion rising against gender violence

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is heartened by a new campaign in South Asia.…

  • Tue Nov 20 03:32:00 2012
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Cyber criminals nailed by Chennai police

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is heartened by some good news – but there’s a long way to go.…

  • Fri Oct 26 04:37:00 2012
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Gujarat massacre convictions must continue

British Indians need to be among those bringing the people responsible for the 2002 carnage to justice says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Thu Aug 30 08:07:00 2012
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Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon May 21 09:25:00 2012
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