We use cookies for site personalization, analytics and advertising. You can opt out of third party cookies. More info in our privacy policy.   Got it

Top stories about india

This article is almost four years old.

... caste based liftetime occupation of the balmiki community, India's 'untouchables' among 'untouchables'. They are considered the lowest in India's venal caste system and no one ever let them forget ... could be over 1,000 manhole worker deaths per year across India. The real figures are much higher as many deaths are ...

This article is almost four years old.

... with Facebook threatening to capture the future of India's internet. Its 'Free Basics' service threatens to ... creating a two-tiered system. Free Basics was launched in India in 2015 but last December the country's ... jury is currently still out on Free Basics’ future in India, Facebook is lobbying hard to stay. Writing in The ...

This article is more than seven years old.

... time for the poor and the sick. Two cases brought to India’s courts by transnational pharmaceutical companies ... Swiss drugmaker Novartis which was refused a patent in India for its anti-cancer drug Glivec (imatinib) and is now ... impact on access to medicines in countries such as India. Irekia under a CC License ‘People are already dying ...

This article is almost five years old.

... at a demonstration demanding justice for a rape victim in India. Ramesh Lalwani under a ... Commons Licence India is outraged, livid, seething with anger. The BBC film, ‘India's Daughter’ has stirred up the country even more than ...
... Narendra Modi took the oath for his second term as India’s prime minister. On 23 May, the Indian electorate ... In the run-up to the elections, in various villages across India, villagers were more or less unanimous that Modi was ... group Jaish-e-Mohammed, had led to a stand-off between India and Pakistan. This all went to strengthen Modi’s ...

This article is more than six years old.

... from sexual violence should apply to all women in India Prayudi Hartono under a ... carries a daily dose of rape crime reportage from all over India. Many of us Indian women are in a state of perpetual, ... violence is at a historic low in urban, middle class India. Last week, a new rape case made the headlines in ...

This article is more than three years old.

... giants – from introducing its Free Basics platform in India. Free Basics, which has already been successfully ... rest of the internet. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) backed the activists, arguing that the Free ... high-voltage advertising campaign promoting Free Basics in India. The message of the campaign: Mark Zuckerberg, a new ...
... of indigenous, aboriginal or tribal people lives in India. Here, they are dubbed Adivasi or ‘original ... or, according to Article 342 of the Constitution of India, o ve r 70 0 scheduled tribes in India. This adds up to a whopping 104 million indigenous ...

This article is almost three years old.

... to work with slum dwellers, poor village folk, adivasis (India's indigenous people) and dalits, (people dubbed untouchable in India). We were sensitised to poverty, its causes and effects ... I moved to the Nilgiris to work with adivasis or tribals, India's indigenous communities. So I thought I'd seen it all. ...

This article is more than three years old.

... Magsaysay award for his years of work on the issue of India's sanitation workers. If there's one individual who ... beaten, murdered men and women. That’s 21st century India for you. Bejawada Wilson comes from the balmiki ... Andolan. He went from village to village, first in south India, then to the north, crisscrossing thousands of miles ...

This article is more than five years old.

... A convicted British paedophile is resisting extradition to India to face charges of being part of the paedophile ring ... lawyers claim he will commit suicide if he is retruned to India and that he cannot stand trial as he suffers from ...
default_thumbnail

This article is almost eight years old.

A major story in The Hindu , India's most serious English daily, has caused shock and ... of the children have appealed to the President of India to help them get their children back. I hope at least the Norwegian embassy in India can intervene to rescue the traumatized parents and ...

Pages

Subscribe   Ethical Shop