New Internationalist

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Has the Dalit uprising in Gujarat given birth to a movement?

There has never been such a concerted show of Dalit strength, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

Filed in: India

A harsh verdict on India's poorest, most vulnerable children

In a step backward, the country is allowing its young to be employed in ‘family businesses’, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Children India Work

The fight for India’s ‘sweeper caste’ wins award

The country’s ‘national shame’ has long plagued the majority of its people, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Gujarati vigilante violence on Dalits sparks protest

The abused caste often lives in anguish, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

No, Mr Zuckerberg: India's fight for freedom against Facebook

Few can resist the tech titans. Prabir Purkayastha tells the story of Indians who went into battle against Facebook, for freedom – and won.

Filed in: India Technology

Anti-corruption drive or political witch-hunt?

The case of Sri Lanka’s former ambassador to Russia, accused of arms smuggling, might suggest the latter, says Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Politics Sri Lanka

Lessons in living, Bermuda-style

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is enchanted by a visit to an island at once familiar and strange.

Filed in: India

Kerala – a conflict of cultures?

Is hype over the southern Indian paradise simply hot air? Mari Marcel Thekaekara asks.

Filed in: India

Life in an Indian slum

This is something that even middle class Indians have no clue about, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Tentative steps forward for Muslim women’s rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports some good news from India.

Filed in: India Law Religion Women

Bangalored: death of a dream

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how Bangalore mutated from charming town to the city that never sleeps.

Filed in: Cities Cities India

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