Stories about India from 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.
"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.
"We judge her everything merely on the basis of her size and colour of her skin," wrote Tiyash Mukhopadhyay about a popular meme featuring Oscar-nominated Hollywood actress Gabourey Sidibe.
"#JusticeForJisha Find the culprits. End victim blaming mindset. Stop feeding the rape culture."
"I constantly had to explain myself to others. There were whispers, giggles and derogatory comments: 'She’s gone butch.'"