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.
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.
4 days ago
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Indian Employers Are Using the Pandemic as an Excuse to Surveil Their Workers Even More
"It feels like bonded labour more than ever."
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.
'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.