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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

What’s the price of the ‘right’ to alcohol?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the potential of prohibition in India where women have burnt down liquor shops over alcoholism’s devastation.

Filed in: Drugs India Law Society Women

Time for a rethink on food

Mari Marcel Thekaekara says the horsemeat scandal in Britain and a dogmeat experience closer to home has made her consider meat differently.

Filed in: Food India Society

India hangs Kashmir man on 'circumstantial evidence'

Uzma Falak reports on the death of Muhammad Afzal Guru, hanged ‘to satisfy the collective conscience of society’.

Filed in: Human Rights India Kashmir Politics

One Billion Rose on February 14 2013

As part of the global movement to raise awareness of violence against women, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports on a colourful scene in Gujarat.

Filed in: Activism India Music Women

My writing guru: They don’t make ‘em like Sadhan anymore

Contact with a former mentor has triggered memories for Mari Marcel Thekaekara, decades on from her journalism training in Kolkata.

Filed in: Education India Media

Dying for a home in Bangalore

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the plight of a community made homeless by a slum clearance: the latest casualties in the battle for property.

Filed in: Housing Human Rights India Poverty

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