Pallavi Pundir

kashmir

The Photo of a 3-Year-Old Sitting On His Dead Grandfather Has Kashmir on the Edge

In the region already numbed by decades of violence, a viral photo shared by Indian security forces has intensified tensions.
Pallavi Pundir
3 days ago

A Wedding in Rural India Became a COVID-19 ‘Super Spreader’ in the State

Despite the pandemic, weddings can still be a lavish affair in the country.
Pallavi Pundir
4 days ago
Ινδία

India’s Coronavirus-Linked Suicides Prove Misinformation Can Be Fatal

COVID-19 patients are dying by suicide, but so are those who have not gotten tested or those whose results were negative. Here's one of the reasons why.
Pallavi Pundir
5 days ago
News

Attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange Leaves Gunmen, Police Dead

Banned militant group that demands autonomy for Balochistan claimed responsibility for the attack in the country's biggest city.
Pallavi Pundir
6.29.20
News

An Indian Yoga Guru’s ‘COVID-19 Cure’ Invited Controversy, a Criminal Complaint and State Bans

Patanjali Ayurved, founded by the influential Baba Ramdev, launched a “100 percent” treatment for the novel coronavirus. Its scientific efficacy is being questioned.
Pallavi Pundir
6.26.20
News

International Fashion Houses Are Leaving Millions of Asians Jobless. The Workers Are Now Protesting

Despite the pandemic, garment workers in India, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Sri Lanka are protesting against brands who already have a history of exploitation.​
Pallavi Pundir
6.25.20
News

Why Experts Are Worried About the Hype Around India’s Latest COVID-19 Drug

FabiFlu is being offered as India’s first and “promising” oral treatment for coronavirus. However, government officials warn it’s just experimental.
Pallavi Pundir
6.23.20
Press Freedom

Indian Journalists Are Being Targeted for Questioning Governments’ Handling of the Pandemic

The country’s media persons are facing criminal charges and intimidation for exposing lack of transparency around the crisis.
Pallavi Pundir
6.19.20
Ινδία

Why Did Soldiers Use Clubs and Stones, Rather Than Guns, to Fight at the Himalayan Border?

Military officials and experts explain why the use of primitive weapons, in the killings between Chinese and Indian soldiers, are intentional.
Pallavi Pundir
6.18.20
SURVEILLANCE

Indian Employers Are Using the Pandemic as an Excuse to Surveil Their Workers Even More

"It feels like bonded labour more than ever."
Pallavi Pundir
6.17.20
Ινδία

Chinese Soldiers Kill Three Indian Troops in a 'Violent Face-Off' at a Disputed Border

Troops have been in a standoff along the countries’ de facto border for weeks after India accused China of trespassing.
Pallavi Pundir
6.16.20
Coronavirus

'Missing’ COVID Deaths Raise Questions About India’s Tracking of the Outbreak

Government officials say the discrepancy in COVID-19 deaths can be easily resolved. But activists and experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg.
Pallavi Pundir
6.12.20
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