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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 ...
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 more than eight years old.

... terms. Racism, prejudice and xenophobia are rampant in India . It’s a strange mixture of prejudice, ignorance and ... their communities. Photo by judepics under a CC licence. India is always a mystery, a country which is so huge that ... a huge North-South divide too. Yet, in pre-colonial times, India was a haven for persecuted people. We gave refuge to ...

This article is almost six years old.

... Commons Licence Here in India, we are in the middle of election mania. The entire ... is different. It has been described, quite rightly, as India’s most historic election ever. There are claims from ... rallied to the anti-corruption movement that recently took India by storm. Opinion polls suggest they can’t really ...

This article is almost three years old.

India's 'the guest is divine' motto is failing to protect ... to pretend that racism and xenophobia don’t exist in India. It’s not even treated as a seriously criminal act. ... countries advising their nations to desist from supporting India’s bid for permanent membership of the United Nations ...
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This article is more than eight years old.

... were taken over long ago. And it’s happening now in India in larger cities. The big news here is that the ... government is allowing foreign direct investment to enter India. Which means Wal-Mart and Tescos will be all over ... and Kolkata like a rash. Supermarkets began hitting India roughly ten years ago. But they are still inefficient, ...

This article is almost six years old.

... a wonderful new year. Apologies for my long silence. For India, 2014 starts on a note of optimism. A fledgling new ... values not commonly associated with politics, inspired India’s middle classes to come out on the streets to ... our two mammoth political power centres. The Congress (India’s oldest and for four decades only strong party) and ...
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This article is almost seven years old.

... and useful enough to merit a separate, new patent in India. Apparently this is a game pharmaceutical companies ... ‘The ruling doesn’t mean no patents will be granted in India, but the abusive practice of seeking many patents for ... research and future technology. They warned that ‘India’s growing non-recognition of intellectual property ...

This article is more than three years old.

... on UK poverty, as people working with the disadvantaged in India. The report was called 'Across the Geographical ... In other words, the kitchens of the wealthy in India. We redefined our notions of poverty finding ... deal most of their lives. There are a range of slums in India, starting with shacks, made of cardboard and tin sheets ...
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This article is more than seven years old.

There's been a lot of discussion about how north and south India are like two different countries now. They've always ... Nadu to Jabalpur, 1400 kilometres away in the heart of India. Road travel gives you a completely different ... are other aspects, the fascinating face of primeval, rural India. The time was just right too. It was the start of the ...
#MeToo India

This article is more than two years old.

... on buses, public transport, almost any woman is game in India. Indian media, with a few exceptions, even now use the ... bottom pinching, breast touching. The legislation in India changed after the infamous 2012 brutal Delhi gang rape ...
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This article is almost eight years old.

Delhi is sometimes referred to as the rape city of India. I hate being there. Many women do. My female friends ... fearless exposés, just did a sting operation , telling India how the majority of the Delhi police force views rape ... danced in bars, pubs and parties. So it seems that most of India, including many police, lives in the 18th century in ...

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