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Some Indian men are threatening a marriage strike for a most dubious reason. Nilanjana Bhowmick tells them to bring it on.

Some Indian men are threatening a marriage strike for a most dubious reason. Nilanjana Bhowmick tells them...

Two men sort betel leaves

Villagers in the Indian state of Odisha are fighting a major steel plant development, in the face of...

Laughter has become a risky business, observes Nilajana Bhowmick.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Cropped by User:Andrew Dalby

Two themes loom over the announcement that the UK is launching trade talks with India – farmers and Big Pharma, says...

Jason Hickel shines a different light on a catastrophe that killed three million Indians.

Moushumi Basu reports from Assam, India, on the people turning to traditional ‘home grown’ strategies to...

Disciplinary action for 'anti-national' speech is becoming increasingly used against oppressed caste backgrounds or minority religious communities, often employees at less-privileged, rural universities. WikiCommons/Biswarup Ganguly

Highly networked rightwing students, acting with political patronage, are stifling academic freedom, writes Sruti Bala...

Women stand in a row holding hands in the air

A growing number of women are going against the stream in India, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick.

Catching up with the Trolley Times, Ghaziabad, India, April 2021. The fourpage weekly newspaper, printed in Gurmukhi and Hindi, was founded in December 2020 to give voice to the farmers’ protest. SOPA IMAGES LIMITED/ALAMY

Narendra Modi has announced his intention to repeal the contentious agriculture laws unwaveringly resisted by India's...

Image is everything: Indian Prime Minister  Narendra Modi on the campaign trail prior to  the West Bengal elections, March 2021, which  his party lost. The huge rallies by all parties were  criticized for their irresponsibility during India’s  coronavirus crisis.  SIPA USA/ALAMY

The image-obsessed Indian government is intent on shutting down dissent. Rishika Pardikar examines ploys in...

Photo by Prashanth Pinha on Unsplash

Nilanjana Bhowmick on why women won’t linger awhile.

Nilanjana Bhowmick on oxygen inequity and the price paid by her country’s citizens.

Nilanjana Bhowmick on the colossal failure of governance that has led to needless deaths on a massive scale...

Women experiencing abuse from their partners need more than a helpline, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick

KM Bhai conducting an RTI Workshop at his tea stall. Credit: KM Bhai

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From his tea stall in rural Uttar Pradesh, Krishna Murari Yadav is supporting people to ask difficult questions...

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Nilanjana Bhowmick on the double whammy of natural disaster and Covid-19 that has brought a vulnerable...

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