New Internationalist

South Asia

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The good, bad and ugly on Indian Independence Day

Stories of altruism and protest are reasons for hope, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Kashmir’s wave of ‘quality militancy’

Are new generations of armed youth challenging India’s dominance? Uzma Falak reports from the region.

Filed in: India Kashmir Youth

Pakistan’s floods come in waves

The overflowing Indus River is making people’s lives dangerous, difficult and uncertain, writes Neill Garvie.

Filed in: Disasters Environment Pakistan Rivers Water

The battle against porn

Apologists for pornography abuse the ‘fight for freedom’, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Women

Global protests oppose Vedanta mining company

Protestors used the company’s annual meeting to highlight human and environmental abuses, write Samarendra Das and Miriam Rose.

Filed in: Africa Environment India Mining Pollution Waste

India’s forgotten cotton-picking children

Mari Marcel Thekaekara shines a spotlight on the underreported problem of child labour.

Filed in: Children India Work

Catholic nun barred, a step backward for women’s freedom

It’s an almost funny story, if it didn’t have a twist in the tale, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Medicine Religion Women

The ‘world’s pharmacy’ is failing its own

Why is India undermining its reputation by providing shoddy drugs to Indians? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Aids Health India Pharmaceuticals

Citizen-led initiatives support earthquake survivors

Though no longer in the headlines, Nepal still needs help, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Nepal

Bollywood dreams, brutal reality

An angry Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports on yet more police incompetence and one very brave 17-year-old girl.

Filed in: India Sexual Politics Women

Kashmir: unsettling questions

Uzma Falak reports on state violence within the India-controlled region.

Filed in: India Kashmir

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