New Internationalist

South Asia

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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

Defiance and fear in Pakistan – the shooting of Sabeen Mahmud

Henry Wilkins looks into the lasting impact of the activist’s murder on Karachi’s liberal arts scene.

Filed in: Pakistan

Namaste from Nepal

Among cordoned-off temples and traumatized shopkeepers, Iris Gonzales finds Nepal’s spirit intact.

Filed in: Nepal

Why The Maggi Affair has angered and enthralled India

Nestlé’s noodles are under scrutiny. About time, thinks Mari Marcel Thekaekara

Filed in: Corporations Food India

Politicians – serving us or themselves?

In the latest podcast from Tax Justice Network: why we should learn from Pakistan and make our MPs’ tax returns public.

Filed in: Economics Pakistan Politics

Blinded in ‘paradise’

With India touting Kashmir as a dream tourist destination, Uzma Falak reports on the reality – and the ongoing police brutality.

Filed in: Human Rights India Kashmir Politics Violence

Captive to their own myths

The upsurge of Hindu nationalism in India, by Urvashi Butalia.

Filed in: India Politics Religion

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