INDIA

10.14.19

This Islamic School in India Is Giving ‘Nationalism Classes' as a Form of Self Preservation

The founders of Madrasah Rahimiya Global Academy in Jalalabad, Uttar Pradesh, say that the one-hour lectures were made mandatory after recent reports of mob lynchings and lockdown in Kashmir.

10.14.19

Tourists Will Soon Be Able to Live Like Prisoners in Asia’s Biggest Jail

India’s Tihar Jail plans to offer visitors the real prison experience such as living in a locked-up cell, eating jail food, wearing the uniform and possibly chilling with some real inmates.

10.11.19

An Indian Family Drowned After Trying to Take a Selfie by a Dam

A 14-year-old boy slipped, dragging three others down with him.

10.9.19

India’s #MeToo Moment Was Groundbreaking, but What Has Changed a Year After?

Prominent actors, journalists, and artists accused of sexual harassment are back in the mainstream after intimidation tactics were thrown at survivors. Is this how it ends?

10.7.19

An Indian Man Found Out All His Organs are On the Wrong Side of His Body

Jamaluddin went to the doctor complaining of stomach pain, only to find out that his heart was placed on the right side of his body, while his gall bladder and liver were on the left.

10.5.19

The Indian Government Is Trying to Erase the Citizenship of Millions. Climate Change Might Get There First

An entire community of Bengali Muslims faces an uncertain future amidst rising anti-Muslim sentiment in India, which has only been made worse by the threat of their land being washed away.

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10.1.19

Secret Cameras Hidden in Lipsticks Were Used in India’s Biggest Sex Scandal

The extortion racket run by five women, which involved blackmailing politicians, businessmen and bureaucrats, used high-tech gear to secretly record victims.

9.24.19

In India, Giving a Woman the Middle Finger Can Land You in Jail

In the most recent case, a man is facing jail time of up to three years and a fine after being charged by his sister-in-law. But this is not the first time.

9.22.19

The Himalayas Are Simultaneously Burning and Flooding: What Are We Even Doing?

The melting of the world’s highest mountains will alter water supplies for a quarter of the planet’s people, with catastrophic consequences.

9.20.19

A Look at the Lives of People Separating Waste at One of Asia's Biggest Garbage Dumps

Between battling authorities who have closed off access to their only source of livelihood, harassment by the local mafia and a drug problem, this is the harsh reality of being a ragpicker at India’s Deonar dump.

9.18.19

Expert Says Indians Will Soon Become Water Refugees Heading for Water-Rich Europe

Rajendra Singh, also known as the “Waterman of India”, says over 70 percent of the country has dried up, and this may lead to climatic migration to other countries.

9.17.19

We Visited the Mumbai Neighbourhood so Polluted It's Been Declared Unfit for Human Habitation

Mahul poses a dystopian and disturbing picture of what happens when you’re forced to live amidst extreme pollution. It’s a story that can only end in death, unless residents somehow scrape together the resources to leave.

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