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Setting Usual Mudslinging Aside, India Twitter Rallies Behind an Old Man and His Small Roadside Eatery
October 09, 2020

Setting Usual Mudslinging Aside, India Twitter Rallies Behind an Old Man and His Small Roadside Eatery

By Sumaira Rizvi
Indian social media is full of partisan vitriol. But its support for Kanta Prasad shows all is not lost yet.

Black Lives Matter Should Be a Wake-Up Call for India
June 17, 2020

Black Lives Matter Should Be a Wake-Up Call for India

By StoriesAsia
The Black Lives Matter movement in the United States should remind India that it has much soul-seeking to do on issues of race and identity.
How Bollywood Discriminates Against Playback Singers
June 17, 2020

How Bollywood Discriminates Against Playback Singers

By StoriesAsia
Bollywood’s playback singing industry is brutal for upstarts and newcomers.

Addressing Race in India and Abroad: Colorism, Surveillance, and Reckoning With Police Impunity
June 16, 2020

Addressing Race in India and Abroad: Colorism, Surveillance, and Reckoning With Police Impunity

By Bansari Kamdar
Indians abroad are weighing in whether to attend the Black Lives Matter protests in the U.S.

New Delhi Nurses Protest as Cracks Show in Indian Healthcare
June 06, 2020

New Delhi Nurses Protest as Cracks Show in Indian Healthcare

By Associated Press
Nurses at one of the Indian capital’s leading hospitals began protests this week over long shifts and shortfalls in personal protective equipment.

Amid Virus, Those in India’s Largest Slum Help One Another
June 05, 2020

Amid Virus, Those in India’s Largest Slum Help One Another

By Associated Press
Dharavi, India’s largest slum, has been hard-hit by the pandemic.

Some Traffic Returns to Roads as India Eases Virus Lockdown
May 19, 2020

Some Traffic Returns to Roads as India Eases Virus Lockdown

By Associated Press
A gradual easing in parts of the country has allowed some activity to pick up.
India’s COVID–19 Gender Blind Spot
April 27, 2020

India’s COVID–19 Gender Blind Spot

By Bansari Kamdar
India’s women stand to lose from the country‘s COVID–19 policies in many ways.

The Idea of India—And a Transition Toward Violent, Exclusionary Nationalism
April 02, 2020

The Idea of India—And a Transition Toward Violent, Exclusionary Nationalism

By Nazir Ahmad and Muneeb Yousuf
What the nation meant for Tagore, Gandhi, and Nehru differs from what it means for the BJP and RSS.

India Marshals More Resources to Stop Virus, But Gaps Remain
March 31, 2020

India Marshals More Resources to Stop Virus, But Gaps Remain

By Associated Press
India is preparing for a long haul against COVID–19.

Rape, Caste, Double Standards, and India’s Middle Class
February 20, 2020

Rape, Caste, Double Standards, and India’s Middle Class

By StoriesAsia
Does India's middle class only empathize with victims who are ‘like’ them?
Indian Police Detain Man for Firing During Student Protest
January 31, 2020

Indian Police Detain Man for Firing During Student Protest

By Associated Press
The shooting took place near a university in New Delhi amid protests against a new citizenship law.

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