Should India still receive foreign aid?

Should India still receive foreign aid?

NGO director Jamal Kidwai and activist and writer Praful Bidwai go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
Festival of Respect

Festival of Respect

Claire Colley visits Rajasthan’s International Folk Festival.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012
Chicken à la injection

Chicken à la injection

Wild stories fly around about chicken farming but the reality remains less than wholesome, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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NI 447 - Banking on Hunger - November, 2011
Interview with Arundhati Roy     Stuart Freedman/Panos

Interview with Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy speaks out: on the moral police of India's anti-corruption campaign, on the silence surrounding civil wars, and on despotism and democracy.

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NI 445 - Pakistan - daring to hope - September, 2011
India Tariq Thekaekara

India

South Asia's giant, from the Country Profile series in our New Internationalist magazine.

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NI 442 - Climate change denial - May, 2011
Ratnamala Tekam, a widow with her two children in Mangi village, in the cotton producing belt of Vidarbha. Her husband killed himself in March 2009 amid mounting debts, hunger and crop losses.Jaideep Hardikar

Bomb drops on Indian countryside

India may be one of the world’s current economic ‘winners’ but inequality is its fastest-growing sector, reveals Jaideep Hardikar.

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NI 440 - Up in arms - March, 2011
Fairer than fair

Fairer than fair

Just Change India is a tea trade initiative that rights economic wrongs.

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NI 438 - Zero carbon world - December, 2010
Kondh tribal women listen to a speech by Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi on the day the government said no to Vedanta.Biswaranjan Rout/AP/Press Association Images

Vedanta undermined!

Victory for the hill tribes of India in a David and Goliath battle.

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NI 437 - Humans vs. Nature - November, 2010
A Maoist woman in the jungle of Chhattisgarh. Shailendra Pandey

Arundhati Roy – princess to pariah

Arundhati Roy's fierce critiques of Indian democracy have made her public enemy number one. But, argues Shoma Chaudhury, her story is that of contemporary India itself.

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NI 436 - A wake-up call for democracy - October, 2010
Crops of truth

Crops of truth

Jaideep Hardikar travels to the bottom of the social scale, and the women of rural south India, to discover where knowledge and wisdom about seeds are still to be found.

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NI 435 - Seed savers - September, 2010
PV Rajagopal: India's mass mobilizer Skye Hohmann

PV Rajagopal: India's mass mobilizer

PV Rajagopal seeks a return to Ghandian values and wonders what happened to his country.

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NI 435 - Seed savers - September, 2010
Toxic legacy

Toxic legacy

Victims of ‘India’s Hiroshima’ still seek justice

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009
And justice for all?

And justice for all?

Ajit Sahi’s account of the scandalous record of the Indian State.

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NI 427 - Terror takeover - November, 2009
The climb begins. When they reach the top of the ladder, it is pulled up behind them and then hooked on to next higher branch. The ladder is also placed sideways and like a trapeze artist with no net they walk across it 60-80 ft up in the air to cross from one branch to another. After this we have not been able to photograph. By now it is dark. Even if we could climb we are not sure how the bees would react to a flash!

Honey is life

Gathering wild honey is an age-old tradition in South India. Mari Marcel Thekaekara and her husband Stan see how it’s done.

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009
Peace train: Muslim clerics make a symbolic journey to promote communal harmony.Photo: SHAILENDRA PANDEY / TEHELKA

Ripping up the rainbow

Shoma Chaudhury on the hate mongers intent on tearing up the very idea of India.

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NI 422 - Multiculturalism - May, 2009
A Savage Environmentalism

A Savage Environmentalism

Jeremy Seabrook on how bogus environmentalism is threatening some of India’s best friends of the environment.

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NI 421 - Put people first - April, 2009
The drugs don't work

The drugs don't work

Why young rural Indians end up addicted to pills

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008
Helping themselves and each other: Orissan women meet in an open forum.Photo: Marianne Lemvig, DanChurchAid

Cyclone survival

Women in Orissa, India, have ways of dealing with calamity

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NI 413 - Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil - July, 2008

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Mental health May, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Haiti two years on January, 2012
Banking on Hunger November, 2011
Pakistan - daring to hope September, 2011
Climate change denial May, 2011
Up in arms March, 2011
Zero carbon world December, 2010
Humans vs. Nature November, 2010
A wake-up call for democracy October, 2010
Seed savers September, 2010
Seed savers September, 2010
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Terror takeover November, 2009
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
Multiculturalism May, 2009
Put people first April, 2009
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil July, 2008
World food crisis March, 1973
World food crisis March, 1973
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