New Internationalist

South Asia

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Oxford and Cambridge sue in copyright controversy

Why are two of the world’s best universities thwarting poor Indians’ chance of an education? wonders Deepa Gupta.

Filed in: Education England India Law

Should martyrdom ever be glorified?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara argues that life is more valuable than the political statements made by the ultimate form of protest.

Filed in: India Tibet

Two concerts, one Kashmir, no peace

Uzma Falak on a day of music, protest and death in the besieged Valley.

Filed in: Activism Kashmir Music

Bittersweet victory for ‘Indian’ Miss America

Nina Davuluri is deemed too dark to be beautiful in India. Mari Marcel Thekaekara explores the irony. 

Filed in: India United States Women

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.

Filed in: India

Some rapes are more newsworthy than others in India

A handful of cases attract international attention yet crimes against Dalit women go unreported, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Minorities Women

Casualties of war and political games

Indian soldiers are paying the price for border clashes with Pakistan, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Military Pakistan Politics

Look who’s wearing the pants

To be treated as equals, are Indian women compelled to internalize roles traditionally associated with men? Rajashri Dasgupta writes.

Filed in: Human Rights India Women

Close encounter of the human kind

Mari Marcel Thekaekara has an unlikely experience at an ayurvedic ashram in Kerala.

Filed in: Culture Health India Medicine Religion

India, porn and sexual violence

Links between pornography and some despicable crimes are clear, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Crime India Internet Politics Society United Kingdom

Police coerce children to spy in Kashmir

The case of 17-year-old Danish reveals corrupt and brutal law enforcement, says Uzma Falak.

Filed in: Children Kashmir Violence

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