Stories about India
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.
9 February 2016
Indian Telecom Regulatory Authority bans differential data pricing and Facebook's large plans for Free Basics come to an end.
7 February 2016
"We really need to grow up! Flights tend to be boring - so what if Sonu Nigam sang a song? How is that a 'security threat'?"
4 February 2016
In Bangladesh, India and Nepal, efforts are underway to provide women with a sanitary napkin they can afford in order to improve health and remove social stigmas attached to menstruation.
3 February 2016
"Sudanese guy causes accident. Tanzanian girl caught. Stripped, beaten. Because, if you're a misogynist & racist, who has time for geography?"
31 January 2016
"Beyonce's video is a problem because it's reductive, and uses India as a prop for capitalist gain. A land and culture she has no right to."
25 January 2016
The New York Public Library has released more than 180,000 digitized items in the public domain. Readers can now access and download these archived materials from the library for free.
24 January 2016
"I wasn’t abused, I wasn’t beaten, I wasn’t molested, I wasn’t raped.” Actor Sunny Leone has moved beyond her porn star past -- why can't the journalist who interviewed her?
22 January 2016
20 January 2016
"What happened with #RohitVemula should not happen with anyone. We can't progress until every citizen of India has equal rights!"
15 January 2016
The female film student accused her professor of forcing her to have sex with him, but when she spoke up she said the student body turned on her.
13 January 2016
8 January 2016
Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
4 January 2016
"The earthquake was like alarm...woke everyone up, here in Bangladesh. Waiting for the aftershocks of this quake now. Be safe, everyone."
29 December 2015
With two weeks of public advertisements, Facebook would have got the maximum opposition in India so far in rolling a free access to its products called Free Basics.
27 December 2015
26 December 2015
Many thanks to the Global Voices members who shared photos from their celebrations and Christmas dinner tables.