New Internationalist

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When India’s soldiers return in body bags

As the country mourns its loss there is a proliferation of mindless patriotism, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Reflections on the harsh criticism of Mother Teresa

There was certainly reason to be critical but what difference has it made? Mari Marcel Thekaekara asks.

Filed in: India

Out of the ashes of Rana Plaza

The factory collapse in 2013 caused an international outcry – but have labour conditions improved? Thulsi Narayanasamy reports from Bangladesh.

Filed in: Bangladesh Trade Unions Work

A long road to reconciliation

Seven years after the end of the civil war, Jo Eckersley and Ashwin Hemmathagama assess Sri Lanka’s progress.

Filed in: Sri Lanka

Olympian woman brings back much more than bronze

Sakshi Malik’s medal is a victory against the feudal mindset, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

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

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