View from India

View from India

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

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NI 532 - Courage and terror in Myanmar - July, 2021
View from India

View from India

Women experiencing violence from their partners need more than a helpline, says Nilanjana Bhowmick.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
Information soldier

Information soldier

India’s RTI – Right to Information – and tea-stall culture.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
View from India

View from India

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

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NI 530 - Democracy on the edge - March, 2021
No farmers, no food: tractors rally on the outskirts of New Delhi in January.Photo: Annan Abidi/Reuters/Alamy

Impossible to ignore

Indian farmers protest produce legislation.

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NI 530 - Democracy on the edge - March, 2021
Hadiya, in the red dress, appears at the Supreme Court in New Delhi to defend her marriage to her Muslim husband Shafin in one of India’s alleged ‘love jihad’ cases.Photo: Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times Via Getty

Love and other conspiracies

India is not short of divisive and harmful conspiracy theories. Now one, called ‘love jihad’, has been given legal teeth. Laxmi Murthy reports.

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NI 530 - Democracy on the edge - March, 2021
Hatebook

Hatebook

Facebook contravening its own hate-speech policies.

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NI 528 - A caring economy - November, 2020
The Interview: Sarojini Nadimpally

The Interview: Sarojini Nadimpally

Indian public-health researcher and scientist Sarojini Nadimpally speaks to Amy Hall about the inequalities exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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NI 526 - The Kurds - betrayed again - July, 2020
Long live Shaheen Bagh

Long live Shaheen Bagh

Report from India by Husna Rizvi.

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NI 525 - The fight for clean air - May, 2020
Room with a view: Residents of Mahul’s resettlement colony are forced to live in a polluted industrial area.Photo: Ishan Tankha

Unfit for habitation

India’s air pollution crisis affects millions, and not just in Delhi. Aruna Chandrasekhar meets people forced to live, and resist, at Mumbai’s toxic perimeter.

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NI 525 - The fight for clean air - May, 2020
View from India

View from India

Adding pain to the pandemic. Nilanjana Bhowmick on the recent legislation steamrolled through parliament that has disadvantaged working people and gripped India’s farmers in protest.

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NI 529 - The biodiversity emergency - January, 2021
View from India

View from India

The invisible green warriors by Nilanjana Bhowmick.

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NI 523 - Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone - January, 2020
Looking the very picture of a traditional way of life, mathematics teacher Phunchok Angmo, photographed at Thiksey monastery, near Leh, Ladakh, is observing startling changes among her pupils. ‘The children here no longer care about the culture and they spend less time talking to each other,’ she says. ‘They spend their free time on laptops.’Photo: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Globalization and extremism – join the dots

Insecure people can be highly susceptible to false narratives purporting to explain their precarious situation​, argues Helena Norberg-Hodge.

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NI 522 - China in charge - November, 2019
Benny Zable, an Australian performance artist, takes a stand at an anti-Adani rally earlier this year. Ships will head from Australia to Goa, India, where coal dust settles in homes and washes up on beaches.Photo: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty

Coal is in the air

Report from Goa, India by Mahima Jain.

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NI 521 - Who owns the sea? - September, 2019
View from India

View from India

India’s billion-dollar joke. Who’s laughing?

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NI 520 - The right to the city - July, 2019
Night falls on Ranchi’s dreamers.Photo: Arun Dahiya/EyeEm/Getty

Small city, big dreams

India’s rapidly expanding cities attract young dreamers like magnets. Snigdha Poonam observes how the horizon of promise keeps receding in Ranchi.

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NI 520 - The right to the city - July, 2019
View from India

View from India

India’s record on children is puzzling for a country that is the world’s largest importer of arms and has a billion-dollar space programme. Nilanjana Bhowmick writes.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019
View from India: Will cows and temples still deliver a mandate for Modi?

View from India: Will cows and temples still deliver a mandate for Modi?

Nilanjana Bhowmick weighs up Modi's chances in the coming elections in India.

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019
Coalminers in treacherous ‘rat-hole’ mines work without safety equipment or rescue protocols in northeast India.Photo: Tashi Tobgyal / Indian Express Archive

India: into the darkness

Coalminers in treacherous ‘rat-hole’ mines work without safety equipment or rescue protocols in northeast India.

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019

The Interview: Soni Sori

For her work to get justice for survivors of rape by security forces and the police, Soni Sori received the 2018 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk. She talks to Dilnaz Boga about why the state wants to erase Adivasi identity.

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Democracy on the edge March, 2021
Democracy on the edge March, 2021
Democracy on the edge March, 2021
A caring economy November, 2020
The Kurds - betrayed again July, 2020
The fight for clean air May, 2020
The fight for clean air May, 2020
The biodiversity emergency January, 2020
Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone January, 2020
China in charge November, 2019
Who owns the sea? September, 2019
The right to the city July, 2019
The right to the city July, 2019
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
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