New Internationalist

South Asia

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When life comes crashing down

The Nepal earthquake has devastated an already-poor nation. What next? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.  

Filed in: Development Disasters Nepal

Hounded and harassed – but Sharmila Seyyid isn’t giving up

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is full of admiration for the brave Sri Lankan writer.

Filed in: Sri Lanka Women

Kashmir to acquire ‘Israel-style settlements’

Rather than Pandit ‘ghettos’, what we need is proper integration, argues Uzma Falak.

Filed in: India Kashmir Minorities Politics

Defending the right to watch violent porn – how can that be justice for April Jones?

Enough excuses, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara. Violent porn must be banned.

Filed in: India Sexual Politics

Step back from a dangerous path

Pakistan can’t afford to get involved in Saudi Arabia’s assault on Yemen rebels, argues Syed Hamad Ali.

Filed in: Conflict Military Pakistan Saudi Arabia Yemen

Why we should weep for the sparrow

The once-common bird is suffering in modern-day India, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara. But efforts to save them are underway.

Filed in: Conservation India

‘India’s Daughter’ film reignites public anger

An unrepentant rapist’s words horrify Mari Marcel Thekaekara and her compatriots.

Filed in: Human Rights India Women

Cooking up improved conditions in the kitchen

Cleaner, quicker stoves will benefit women and their families in south Asia, says Lucy Stevens.

Filed in: Bangladesh India Nepal Women

Worldbeater... Narendra Modi

The self-aggrandizing Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

Filed in: India

Photo militants, defying the laws of gravity

In March, an exhibition in London will highlight 25 years of Bangladeshi photography from the Pathshala media school.

Filed in: Bangladesh Photography

Let’s salute those who are doing something positive

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is cheered by a confluence of ideas.

Filed in: India Society

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