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How the Indian Government Polices Journalists To Curb 'Fake News'
April 07, 2018
How the Indian Government Polices Journalists To Curb 'Fake News'
India's push to regulate "fake news" lays bare the poor state of press freedom in the country.
How the Indian Government Polices Journalists To Curb 'Fake News'
A New Religion in India? Karnataka's Lingayats Seek Recognition
March 22, 2018
A New Religion in India? Karnataka's Lingayats Seek Recognition
The state government of Karnataka has granted a separate religion tag to the Lingayats.
A New Religion in India? Karnataka's Lingayats Seek Recognition
Two Deaths in India and the Death of Serious News
March 04, 2018
Two Deaths in India and the Death of Serious News
Madhu and Sridevi—the coverage of their deaths reveals the grotesque truth about the state of broadcast news in India.
Two Deaths in India and the Death of Serious News
The Unequal Fates of Big and Small Loan Defaulters in India
February 20, 2018
The Unequal Fates of Big and Small Loan Defaulters in India
Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi are the latest Indian bigwigs to default and abscond.
The Unequal Fates of Big and Small Loan Defaulters in India
Love in the Time of Patriarchy: 'Love Jihad' in India
February 09, 2018
Love in the Time of Patriarchy: 'Love Jihad' in India
The murder of 23-year-old photographer Ankit Saxena reveals India’s dirty underbelly of religious and caste intolerance.
Love in the Time of Patriarchy: 'Love Jihad' in India
Kashmir: The Politics of Interlocutors
January 27, 2018
Kashmir: The Politics of Interlocutors
India's approach to managing Kashmir won't work in the long term. Is there an alternative?
Kashmir: The Politics of Interlocutors
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
January 12, 2018
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
What happens when Indian movie stars enter politics?
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
Could 3 Young Men Upstage Modi’s 'Development' in Gujarat?
December 12, 2017
Could 3 Young Men Upstage Modi’s 'Development' in Gujarat?
The upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat may be a moment of truth for Narendra Modi and the BJP.
Could 3 Young Men Upstage Modi’s 'Development' in Gujarat?
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
October 30, 2017
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
An ordinance and bill in Rajasthan threatens India's free press and highlights worrying trends.
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
Indian Regulators Wary About Bitcoin
October 14, 2017
Indian Regulators Wary About Bitcoin
India, like many other Asian states, is struggling to manage cryptocurrencies.
Indian Regulators Wary About Bitcoin
Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'
October 13, 2017
Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'
Even in India's courts, blaming the victim continues to take precedence over a woman’s consent.
Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
October 05, 2017
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
Can the Indian media take on those who'd see dissenters -- like Gauri Lankesh -- silenced?
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
Half a Century of India’s Maoist Insurgency
September 21, 2017
Half a Century of India’s Maoist Insurgency
A political analysis of the long-running conflict.
Half a Century of India’s Maoist Insurgency
BJP and Congress Distance Themselves from Politically Powerful 'Godman' Ram Rahim Singh
August 29, 2017
BJP and Congress Distance Themselves from Politically Powerful 'Godman' Ram Rahim Singh
India's major parties are attempting to distance themselves from a controversial figure.
BJP and Congress Distance Themselves from Politically Powerful 'Godman' Ram Rahim Singh
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
August 17, 2017
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
The legacy of empire was born of profit-seeking.
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
Who Protects Indians From the Taxman’s Algorithms?
August 16, 2017
Who Protects Indians From the Taxman’s Algorithms?
As the Indian government scrutinizes the digital lives of its citizens to root out economic crime, fundamental rights could be in jeopardy.
Who Protects Indians From the Taxman’s Algorithms?
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