New Internationalist

South Asia

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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

An elephant in my garden

The surprise visitor suggests a prelude to a mammoth problem, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Targeting children's minds; stymying Indian reform

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is unimpressed by latest pharmaceutical developments.

Filed in: Children Germany India Pharmaceuticals

Drowning in liquid filth – in 21st century India

We pretend that people are not condemned to the caste system, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

Filed in: India

Dalits and Adivasis protest their unequal share in 2016 budget

The new scheme lacks understanding and will continue to marginalize the most vulnerable, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Mostafa's story

One man’s inspiring but disturbing journey to become a rickshaw rider in Bangladesh. Photos by Ana Norman Bermudez.

Filed in: Bangladesh Disability Photography Work

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