New Internationalist

South Asia

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PODCAST: Offshore Leaks

The Taxcast is back to discuss tax secrecy, the G20’s endorsement of transparency, Luxembourg, Austria and India.

Filed in: Austria Economics India Luxemburg Politics

Britain moves a step closer to combating caste

Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.

Filed in: Human Rights India Minorities Society United Kingdom

The Boston bombing and hope for peace

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on the devastating deaths of innocent people in terror attacks and unjust wars.

Filed in: Conflict India Peace Politics Society Terrorism United States Violence

‘We need leaders who want a better world’

The death of Margaret Thatcher gives Mari Marcel Thekaekara pause for thought.

Filed in: India Politics

The rise of red-robed Islamophobia in Sri Lanka

Anti-Muslim fervour is rife – yet is being ignored by the authorities, says Lewis Garland.

Filed in: Religion Sri Lanka

India celebrates Novartis ruling

It is refreshing to hear a piece of good news that will impact on people living in poverty across the globe, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India Law Pharmaceuticals Poverty

Novartis 0 – World’s Poor 1

While he celebrates India’s Supreme Court ruling on a cancer drug patent, Nick Harvey warns the war for affordable medicines is not over.

Filed in: Health India Law Pharmaceuticals

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.

Filed in: Environment India Society Water

A beautiful country tainted with blood

Iris Gonzales is saddened by what has been happening in India, a country close to her heart.

Filed in: India Women

Stop persecution in Bangladesh and Pakistan

While minority rights are eroded, Pakistan enjoys impunity as a ‘strategic ally’ of the US, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Bangladesh Human Rights India Minorities Pakistan

The politics of humanity and the reality of aid

Former humanitarian chief defends the UN’s record during the civil war in Sri Lanka, but critics are unlikely to be convinced says Chris Harmer.

Filed in: Sri Lanka UN

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