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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
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
Having a Cow Over Beef: India's Cattle Slaughter Ban Debate
June 08, 2017
Having a Cow Over Beef: India's Cattle Slaughter Ban Debate
In India, a national debate rages about who has the right to slaughter cattle.
Having a Cow Over Beef: India's Cattle Slaughter Ban Debate
Nearly 5 Years on: Lessons From India's Infamous 'Nirbhaya' Gang Rape Case
May 16, 2017
Nearly 5 Years on: Lessons From India's Infamous 'Nirbhaya' Gang Rape Case
Nearly five years after a brutal gang rape shook India, how has the Indian justice system dealt with rape?
Nearly 5 Years on: Lessons From India's Infamous 'Nirbhaya' Gang Rape Case
India's Supreme Court Has a Nationalist Moment
December 06, 2016
India's Supreme Court Has a Nationalist Moment
What was the Indian Supreme Court thinking?
India's Supreme Court Has a Nationalist Moment
If India's Demonetization Was All About Going Digital, Then Why the Rush?
December 01, 2016
If India's Demonetization Was All About Going Digital, Then Why the Rush?
If it was about going digital, what was the hurry to demonetize?
If India's Demonetization Was All About Going Digital, Then Why the Rush?
A Curious Change to India's Domestic Violence Law
November 26, 2016
A Curious Change to India's Domestic Violence Law
An October 2016 ruling by the Indian Supreme Court considerably changes a 2006 law on preventing domestic violence.
A Curious Change to India's Domestic Violence Law
Meet India's New Patriots and Nationalists, From Bollywood and Business
October 24, 2016
Meet India's New Patriots and Nationalists, From Bollywood and Business
"Nation comes first." A new euphemistic refrain emerges in India.
Meet India's New Patriots and Nationalists, From Bollywood and Business
India's 2016 Transgender Rights Bill: Progress or Just More Ignorance?
August 12, 2016
India's 2016 Transgender Rights Bill: Progress or Just More Ignorance?
A new bill seeking to address the rights and protections of India's transgender community falls flat.
India's 2016 Transgender Rights Bill: Progress or Just More Ignorance?
Speaking Out: Modi Condemns Cow Vigilantism in India
August 08, 2016
Speaking Out: Modi Condemns Cow Vigilantism in India
The Indian prime minister offered his most explicit condemnation of extremist cow protection brigades in India.
Speaking Out: Modi Condemns Cow Vigilantism in India
Beyond Section 377: Where Does India's LGBT Movement Stand?
July 07, 2016
Beyond Section 377: Where Does India's LGBT Movement Stand?
Section 377 continues to loom large over India's LGBT community.
Beyond Section 377: Where Does India's LGBT Movement Stand?
How Well Has Narendra Modi's Government Protected India's Scheduled Castes?
June 13, 2016
How Well Has Narendra Modi's Government Protected India's Scheduled Castes?
2 years on, how has Modi fared on his commitment to India’s downtrodden castes?
How Well Has Narendra Modi's Government Protected India's Scheduled Castes?
Cafe Sheroes: A Place for Acid Attack Victims in India
March 16, 2016
Cafe Sheroes: A Place for Acid Attack Victims in India
One Indian cafe has made it self a place of refuge and recovery for India's acid attack victims.
Cafe Sheroes: A Place for Acid Attack Victims in India
An Uprising Against Intolerance in India
October 22, 2015
An Uprising Against Intolerance in India
The killing of a popular writer is the latest of Hindu extremist attacks. Why isn’t the government doing something about it?
An Uprising Against Intolerance in India
2015 Gujarat Protests: Caste, Reform, and Governance in India
August 28, 2015
2015 Gujarat Protests: Caste, Reform, and Governance in India
As recent riots in Gujarat show, India's reservation system continues to pose political challenges.
2015 Gujarat Protests: Caste, Reform, and Governance in India
India Tops Report on Global Slavery
November 19, 2014
India Tops Report on Global Slavery
According to the Walk Free Foundation's 2014 Global Slavery Report, India is home to 14 million "modern slaves."
India Tops Report on Global Slavery
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