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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

The No-Nonsense Guide to Tourism

'When I researched The No Nonsense Guide to Tourism, I was fascinated by the way the concept of 'paradise' was created by the tourism industry and the way we bought into it, hook, line and sinker.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Indian elections, democracy and all that

We tend to treat our government as a joke and our democracy as a farce, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara of India. But often, the electorate stuns the intelligentsia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

The price of tourism

Kumar takes a small plaster elephant from the rows displayed on theglass cabinet of his shop. He starts drawing lines on the floor withits foot. 'The government wants to turn this place into a second TajMahal.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Poor Indian kids checkmating the odds

One man’s drive to teach dalit children chess is putting pride back into a community, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

There's no escaping racism in India

Prejudice against inter-state and foreign migrants is on the rise, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

AIDS without the aid

In the Western World it feels like HIV/AIDS is well and truly under control. Yet world figures tell a different story. HIV/AIDS kills more people than all world wars and conflict - 1.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

‘We need leaders who want a better world’

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

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100
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Pedalling Change

New forms of solidarity with India’s poor have emerged, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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