Indian Women Are Being Sexually Assaulted Even While in COVID-19 Isolation
There have been at least four different cases, either of sexual assault or stalking, in July.
The Pandemic Made This Sports Commentator Turn to Narrating Live Porn For the Blind
Play-by-play action just got a whole new meaning.
How India’s Trolls Are Turning Hate Into Content
Last week, two YouTubers were arrested for threatening to rape an Indian comedian over a year-old joke.
Police Nab A Hospital Owner Selling Fake COVID-19 Negative Results
The scam casts doubt on not just official figures of coronavirus patients in the region, but also people’s confidence in the testing process.
India Wants to Let Polluters Self-Report Pollution. Now, Groups Against This Stupid Plan Have Had Their Sites Blocked
Environmental groups have until August to oppose the plan. Frustratingly, three online campaigns were blocked this month without explanation.
The Face of India’s Virus Awareness Campaign Has COVID-19. His VIP Treatment Highlights The Inequality in Healthcare Access
Indian film legend Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek were admitted to an isolation facility with mild symptoms, even as patients needing critical care are unable to access medical treatment.
The Indian Government Is Pushing to Include Transgender People in its Paramilitary Forces
But trans rights activists are worried this move may further exclude them from society.
Custodial Killing of a Father and Son in Tamil Nadu Exposes India’s Police Brutality Problem
The incident has opened a can of worms on the frequency of police excesses in the country.
Budget Hotel Owners in Delhi Say They Are Banning Chinese Nationals
The Delhi Hotel and Restaurant Owners’ Association, which claims to represent more than 3,000 hotels, guesthouses and restaurants in Delhi will also boycott all Chinese products.
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How The Black Lives Matter Movement is Impacting India’s Obsession With Light Skin
Not only are India’s top skin-whitening brands removing the word ‘fair’ from products or discontinuing them, even matrimonial websites are doing away with skin colour filters.
A Psychologist Explains Why We’re All So Obsessed With Board Games Again
No, we’re not just playing games like Ludo King, Scrabble and Monopoly because we’re bored.
Drugs Keep Washing up on Indian Shores
Over the weekend, 183 packets of hash and 78 kilos of crystal meth were found floating about in Indian seas.