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14 May 2016
According to a recent report, many rural households in India continue to engage in manual scavenging, finding that it has less to do with poverty than with enduring caste-based discrimination.
11 May 2016
"This could help investigators, if they are serious, to at least begin a meaningful investigation."
A new bill in India has been proposed to ban anyone to call the Pakistan and China borders as "disputed areas" along with several other restrictions.
29 April 2016
27 April 2016
While native-language Wikipedias are becoming game-changers in other parts of the world, India, in spite of having numerous languages, lags way behind. Here are a few of the reasons why.
20 April 2016
10 April 2016
5 April 2016
"500 Indian names in #panamapapers leak. Celebs, Industrialists but no Politician. Our Politicians hide their money with leak-less 'Jugaard'."
4 April 2016
The urge to travel is as strong today as it has ever been, and bloggers coupled with advancements in technology are making it easier to explore the enormous country.
3 April 2016
India's infrastructural woes took another hit this past week, when tragedy struck West Bengal, where nearly 26 people were killed and more than 200 were injured in an overpass collapse.
30 March 2016
The government chosen by the vote will govern a large community of Tibetans spread across several countries from its headquarters in McLeod Ganj in Himachal Pradesh in northern India.
22 March 2016
"People stuck...in a country where they are treated worse than dogs, for years in very bad conditions, that's the reality 'necessary' for us to fuel our tanks. Infuriating and depressing."
11 March 2016
5 March 2016
With compounding problems in the agriculture sector, one recommendation suggests that increasing productivity and focusing on small disadvantaged farmers are key to improving farmers’ standard of living in India.
3 March 2016
26 February 2016
With over 196 Indian languages on the verge of extinction, Wikipedia in Indian languages could potentially preserve and revive many languages.
"As goons in black robes rampaged through the Delhi court house where Kanhaiya Kumar is being tried, they assaulted journalists not just on day one, but then once again..."
23 February 2016
"Attack on Soni Sori is another attempt to muzzle the voice of dissent. One might disagree with one's views but this is no way to deal with."
20 February 2016
The arrest of student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on sedition charges has posed a rare legitimacy test for Prime Minister Nahendra Modi and his "intolerant" ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.
11 February 2016
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.