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· October, 2013

Stories about India from October, 2013

27 October 2013

Legendary Indian Playback Singer Manna Dey Dies

Dey recorded more than 4,000 songs between 1942 and 2013, and was famous for his playback work recording songs for hundreds of movies for actors to lip sync to.

Mapping Recent Reports Of Dengue Fever In India

26 October 2013

VIDEO: The Human Cost of Development in India

A proposed steel plant is threatening the homes and livelihoods of residents in Jagatsinghapur, India. Activists are fighting an uphill battle against the governments and company behind the project.

17 October 2013

‘Can We Call Ourselves Free?': Indians Talk #HumanRights On Blog Action Day

The fight for human rights in India, where child labor, indigenous exploitation, entrenched stereotypes and other violations remain a problem, is far from over, bloggers wrote...

11 October 2013

India's Women Take on Fear and Sexual Violence in “Action Hero”

The game is meant to tackle the fear that many Indian women have toward their cities because of rampant sexual harassment.

10 October 2013

Media Ignores Farmers and Disabled Advocates Occupying Mumbai Train Station

The group brought traffic to a standstill at the station, but news outlets and social media largely turned a blind eye to the incident.