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This article is almost 19 years old.

New Internationalist 331 Jan / Feb 2001 The India kaleidoscope has charmed the world for centuries. A ... carts. Indians leapt for joy when Bill Gates dubbed India an IT superpower. And for the 250 million who make up the middle class, India is definitely the place to be. But while the new ...

This article is almost nine years old.

Tariq Thekaekara India’s spectacular economic growth is the talk of the town ... about distribution?’ Nobel laureate Amartya Sen tells us India lags behind Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in health and malnutrition statistics, and that the poorest in India are on a par with sub-Saharan Africa. But India’s ...
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This article is almost 30 years old.

new internationalist issue 205 - March 1990 India India presents a bazaar of images. In my home town of Indore, ... draped with the bodies of the sleeping poor at night. India's contradictions are well-known. For a country which ...
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This article is almost 24 years old.

... Ramrati, a poor construction worker from Kanpur in north India. ‘What does it have to do with me? All I’m ... Land is central. Yet women often, and most women in India certainly, have no right to land. These two things, ... women have little to do with how it is formulated. In India after 1947, laws were made to men’s advantage; it was ...
... Hiding behind women to safeguard against being named in India’s second #MeToo moment, which has seen women, ... against rich, powerful and influential male figures. In India, which topped a global survey in June for being the ...

This article is almost six years old.

A dairy farm in Lonavia, India. Kim Carpenter under a ... a day, which she sells for 30-40 cents per litre. Across India, there are millions of backyard dairy farmers like ... thousands of informal milk parlours and tea stalls across India. These small unregistered operations prefer to buy milk ...
Harsh Mander, India caravan of peace

This article is more than two years old.

October 2nd is a holiday in India. It’s the day Gandhi was born, in 1869. In India, we'd say, ‘it was written on his forehead’, that ... government institutions, for sure. But in many parts of India, Gandhi’s real legacy is forgotten or even ...
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This article is almost 28 years old.

new internationalist issue 228 - February 1992 Does India need its own Oxfam? Charities are our main link with ... and discussed whether there should be an independent Oxfam India raising its own funds from Indian donors. The issue has ... of things to come. THE POLITICAL : An autonomous Oxfam India would have more freedom to campaign on development ...

This article is almost nine years old.

... right to dream.’ This is what a woman peasant in central India’s cotton-growing regions told me the day after her ... Sixth Worlds within the Third World. As P Sainath, one of India’s frontline commentators, puts it: ‘Inequality is the fastest-growing sector of India.’ We have 24 billionaires with a combined worth of ...

This article is almost 17 years old.

In India we've coined a new name for our diaspora, those ... and Pakistanis who may actually have families in India. Even though their migration may not have been ... the often violent campaigns of the fundamentalist Right in India has come from abroad. There are times when this money ...

This article is almost six years old.

... world? Sex-selective abortions are still commonplace in India. AZ Adam under a ... What needs to happen to bring the sex ratio at birth in India down to normal? Rita Banerji : The most important thing ... and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994 law in India is blatantly violated. It’s as good as having no ...
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This article is almost eight years old.

... pharmaceutical giant Novartis is taking the state of India to court in a case that has, after rumbling about in ... very public litmus test of the legal framework sustaining India’s generic drugs revolution. With the case due before ... drug markets. But at stake is really that part of India’s domestic patent law, known as Section 3d, which was ...

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