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This article is almost seven years old.

... sanctuary, close to my home in the Nilgiris, South India, has been declared drought stricken. As we drove back ... It’s unprecedented for it to be so hot mid-March in India. In the Nilgiris, no-one ever used fans. We didn’t ... luxury. They don’t even know the old frugal ways because India has changed so much in one decade. So will they respond ...
Sign pointing to the village of Hope, Derbyshire UK. Photo by: Flickr user pol sifter

This article is almost two years old.

... Hollywood, Bollywood, from every regional film studio in India (and there are thousands), in Africa and in South ... abuse is not a given, as it was in decades gone by. In India, some people cheered last week. Because just when those of us who believe in a secular, inclusive India were in despair at the regular killings of Muslims in ...
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This article is more than seven years old.

... in Haryana, near Punjab. That’s not really news, here in India. Rape, today, is India’s fastest-growing crime. Between 1971 and 2006, the ...
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This article is more than eight years old.

... note. Families in China, like those in many parts of India , have been aborting female fetuses for many decades. ... of sorts. But like Punjabi males who have to go to India’s poorer states for brides, Chinese men are now ... the girls as a tourist attraction. In Tamil Nadu, south India, cribs are placed in special centres, begging women to ...
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This article is more than eight years old.

... doing, and so they should: they were doing surgery in India in the mid-second millennium BC, when most other people ... of ayurvedic tradition at Sardar Patel Medical College in India. Photo by colros under a CC Licence  When I entered ... economic success (nine of the top 50 billionaires in India are from the pharmaceutical industry!) are tempting ...

This article is more than four years old.

Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu, India. Valli Ravindran under a ... Licence It’s monsoon-time again. Children all over India adore the rain, especially when it comes after a ... here in the Nilgiris, the ‘blue mountains’ of southern India, around 1 June. It’s lovely to watch the parched ...

This article is more than five years old.

... hot on the heels of a news report I read in The Times of India about a young girl, Sumitra*, who was raped by her ... so fiercely – but in fact, the girl was raised outside India. On 1 July while in Bihar, Sumitra fell ill. Her ...
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This article is more than 14 years old.

... support for minorities through figurehead appointments. In India it’s a fine art. But in Kocheril Raman Narayanan (or KRN as he is known), India’s first and only Dalit President, they got more than ... his critics by speaking out on a range of issues. India’s 10th President was elected to office in an ...

This article is more than 14 years old.

... communities I write for? Through the 1970s, many bingos in India funded crucial work, supporting people’s battles for ... later. We in ACCORD (with indigenous people in south India) received invaluable support from ActionAid. Then came ... was crucial. Babu Matthew, Country Director for ActionAid India, noted: ‘The NGOs delivered money to dalits and ...
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This article is almost eight years old.

... Hindu-Muslim tensions can easily reach flash point in India, but here a deliberate campaign was carried out to ... camp was set up by the government. Never in the history of India has a government refused to open camps for victims. ... connotations for all Indians who believe in a secular India. Without truth, reconciliation, remorse and justice, ...

This article is almost 11 years old.

This article is more than 11 years old.

Hope Throughout India, flags were hoisted, speeches made and tributes paid to ... it was natural that my thoughts turned to the millions in India for whom our freedom, more than 60 years after it was ... of the rapes involve girls under the age of 16.’ This is India in August 2008. Genocide In Gujarat, victims of the ...

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