New Internationalist

South Asia

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Tentative steps forward for Muslim women’s rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports some good news from India.

Filed in: India Law Religion Women

Bangalored: death of a dream

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how Bangalore mutated from charming town to the city that never sleeps.

Filed in: Cities Cities India

An elephant in my garden

The surprise visitor suggests a prelude to a mammoth problem, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Targeting children's minds; stymying Indian reform

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is unimpressed by latest pharmaceutical developments.

Filed in: Children Germany India Pharmaceuticals

Drowning in liquid filth – in 21st century India

We pretend that people are not condemned to the caste system, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

Filed in: India

Dalits and Adivasis protest their unequal share in 2016 budget

The new scheme lacks understanding and will continue to marginalize the most vulnerable, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Mostafa's story

One man’s inspiring but disturbing journey to become a rickshaw rider in Bangladesh. Photos by Ana Norman Bermudez.

Filed in: Bangladesh Disability Photography Work

Pakistani Christians living in fear

Pakistani Christians who are charged under the country’s blasphemy laws are living in hiding, Rizwan Syed reports.

Filed in: Pakistan

A word with Anjan Sundaram

The author and reporter talks to Graeme Green about self-expression, dictatorship and the importance of a free press.

Filed in: Culture India Politics Rwanda

Crocodile smiles and con tricks

Fiona Broom reports from Nepal on the scandal of the ‘orphanage industry’.

Filed in: Children Nepal

Hope springs eternal

And from the most unexpected sources, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Politics

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