Stories about India
3 September 2016
The brutal use of pellet guns in the unrest over a decades-long dispute over India and Pakistan's claims to Indian-administrated Kashmir sparks an awareness campaign that is just as controversial.
28 August 2016
Tulu is spoken by 3-5 million people in the Indian states of Karnataka and Kerala, plus a sizeable diaspora living in the US and the Gulf countries.
27 August 2016
"This program is trying help push us to make sure we’re not just coming out and often looking at things very simplistically or paternally..."
23 August 2016
"I know how important are a few hundred rupees in an impoverished person’s life. It means food, medicine and security."
22 August 2016
In India, a Nationalistic ‘Witch Hunt’ Targets Journalists Who Exposed #BabyLift Trafficking Operation
According to its constitution, India is a secular republic with freedom of expression, but it also prohibits anything that hurts religious or ethnic sensitivities.
18 August 2016
"Praise be to HT's mobile editor Yusuf Omar for turning a pointless innovation into a powerful upliftment tool."
17 August 2016
16 August 2016
With a focus on India, Video Volunteers trains disadvantaged citizens in video journalism and data gathering so they have a voice in media and can demand their rights.
14 August 2016
12 August 2016
"For partisan commenters on both sides, compromise seems impossible. Kashmir is like Solomon’s Baby, except both of its prospective mothers are happy to cut it in half."
6 August 2016
5 August 2016
Some of the noted guests addressing the gathering include Wikimedia Foundation's newly promoted Executive Director Katherine Maher and Punjabi-language poet Surjit Patar.
1 August 2016
"That Nike Ad shows how little we know about female sportsperson or athletes in this country."
31 July 2016
"The national media [...] used to show her fast, year after year. They made the story about the fast, never why she was fasting."
27 July 2016
In recent weeks, there have been protests in Delhi and Calcutta, where demonstrators called for the revocation of two controversial laws, and the immediate demilitarisation of the Kashmir region.
26 July 2016
Thanks to YouTube, almost half a century after it was first created, the Ukrainian cartoon series "How the Cossacks.." is making a global comeback.