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Some thoughts on becoming a woman in India

In some Indian communities a girl's first period is treated with great fanfare, in others it is a carefully kept secret, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri May 11 06:17:00 2012
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Bangladesh: the great climate exodus

Families are slowly melting away from the Bay of Bengal coastline as habitats degrade…

  • Wed Apr 25 11:08:00 2012
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The aftermath of genocide

Ten years after the violence that led to hundreds of deaths in the Indian state of Gujarat,deep divisions still remain, saysMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Mar 2 12:45:00 2012
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Norway snatches Indian children from their parents

Two young Indian children have been taken into care in Norway because their mother fed them with her fingers…

  • Mon Jan 23 10:12:00 2012
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The United States of India

Mari Marcel Thekaekara gives us her kaleidoscopic thoughts on multiculturalismwithin an ever-changing India.…

  • Fri Jan 13 10:06:00 2012
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Supermarkets battle for India's soul

India is allowing direct foreign investment, and the supermarkets are sharpening their knives, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Wed Nov 30 06:04:00 2011
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Bangalore’s urban agriculture boom

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on how Bangaloreans, fed up with soaring vegetable prices, are growing their own organic food.…

  • Thu Nov 24 06:50:00 2011
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Two gracious women I knew

Mourning the loss of her beloved Aunty, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on artful manners that seem to be disappearing with the older generation.…

  • Mon Jun 13 11:00:00 2011
  • Rank: 100

There's no escaping racism in India

Prejudice against inter-state and foreign migrants is on the rise, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jun 3 04:13:00 2011
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Mayday on May Day

We've 'moved on' to a brave new world in which, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara, you have to swim with the tide..…

  • Fri May 20 04:28:00 2011
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