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Rahila Gupta reports on this week’s pro and anti-Modi protests in London.

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From school dropout, to welder, to sanitary towel entrepreneur: Arunachalam Muruganantham has led a unique...

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The Bangladeshi state is intimidating indigenous human rights defenders. Amy Hall reports.

Mari Marcel Thekaekara

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Our regular contributor from India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara, looks back.

Antonythasan Jesuthasan

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Cindy Sasha interviews former Tamil Tiger-turned-actor, Antonythasan Jesuthasan.

‘People are intolerant towards Dalits speaking up,’ says Ravali Medari, a student activist at the University of Hyderabad.

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Ravali Medari was moved to take up political activism alongside her academic work. Meena Kandasamy...

Sign pointing to the village of Hope, Derbyshire UK. Photo by: Flickr user pol sifter

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As we bid farewell to 2017, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks back at the year that was.

The Supreme Court of India

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India witnesses more attacks to minorities and the public seems not to care. By Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Air pollution India: Smog near Delhi. Photo: Saurabh Kumar, Creative Commons

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When smog stops play, you know it’s real bad. Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes.

Arvind Gupta in his lab. Ashok Rupner

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Making learning fun for young minds. Priti Salian reports from a classroom in Bangalore...

A profile photo of Nithin Sawhney, by Suki Dhanda

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The British-Indian musician on colonialism, music and being ‘someone who gives a shit’. By Subi Shah.

Lives behind the label

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Bangladesh’s garment workers make the clothes we wear every day. A collection of their intimate stories.

Indian women prohibition

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Indian women have had enough of alcohol’s impacts, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

A Jain Temple in the old part of Fort Cochin. Since they are feeding doves regularly here, tons of birds are flying around the temple, usually.

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A millennia-old blot on Hinduism was overturned in Kerala, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

#MeToo India

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On the streets, on buses, public transport, almost any woman is taking part, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara....

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Will Brown reports on the women, and children, brutally trapped in Kolkata’s sex trade.

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