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

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 ...

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 ...
#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 ...

This article is more than two years old.

India has been ravaged by floods since time immemorial.  We ... grim south Asian scenario: over 1,200 people have died in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, as rains ravaged the ... Orleans have screamed about it from the rooftops. But in India, the voices of the wretchedly poor are given a cursory ...

This article is almost three years old.

... book Everybody loves a good drought was published, how has India changed? Those 20 years have seen India move rapidly along what the stories in A Good Drought ... One per cent of Indians own 58.5 per cent of wealth in India. The corresponding figure for the US is 42.1 per cent. ...

This article is more than two years old.

India has a long record of Hindu-Muslim hostility, linked to ... invasions by Muslim rulers centuries ago. The partition of India did not help matters. However, apart from sporadic ... ‘gau rakshas’, (cow protectors), roam across India, killing with impunity anyone they feel has violated ...

This article is more than two years old.

... able-bodied residents. They make their way to Pune, one of India’s largest cities, where they rent rooms together and ... and shove each other.’ This is a story repeated across India. Since the monsoons began to fail in 2012, conflict ... by many on climate change, are not the only cause of India’s water scarcity problems. ‘We are in the midst of ...

This article is almost three years old.

... Lake City, Kolkata. © Biswarup Ganguly On 8 November, India banned two of its highest currency notes to fight ... too have questioned the abrupt and secretive nature of India’s demonetization. Demonetization, they say, should be ... 100 Bolivar notes. That was obviously not the case with India, where consumer prices grew 3.63 per cent year-on-year ...

This article is more than two 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 almost three years old.

... Commons Licence An anti child trafficking campaign in India asks the public to photograph and share pictures child ... rescue centres for such children, in every district of India. But every such centre needs monitoring closely by ...

This article is more than two years old.

... for the first phase of Bhubaneswar’s Smart City project. India’s ‘Smart City Mission’, the brainchild of Prime ... ‘We made this city’ Like other major cities in India, Bhubaneswar has seen a steady stream of rural to urban ...

This article is almost three years old.

... used since the start of the Independence movement in India. Nagpur, capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra in ... opposition to the growing fascist and anti women forces in India.’ It’s a rare note of hope in these troubled times. ...

Pages

Subscribe   Ethical Shop