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Abortion rights India India’s Supreme Court advances abortion rights in major ruling 

The apex court declared that all women are entitled to safe and legal abortion up to 24 weeks. It also other made critical interventions including the recognition of marital rape and the centrality of dignity and autonomy when it comes to abortion access

Visakhapatnam steel plant India How Visakhapatnam’s steel was tempered

The dossier, The People’s Steel Plant and the Fight Against Privatisation in Visakhapatnam, published by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, details the inspiring struggle of a people for a steel plant, livelihood, and dignity

“Particulate matter can contribute to increase in anemia among women of reproductive age in India”

A study has found that the prevalence of anemia among women of reproductive age may increase with long-term exposure to Particulate Matter (PM) 2.5, a type of air pollutant

India-China border The big picture of India-China disengagement in Ladakh

Broadly, a consensus reached at the 16th round of India-China Corps Commander Level Meeting on July 17 has since been fleshed out by the two sides, and the actual disengagement commenced on last Thursday

When market fundamentalism overcomes common sense: Myth of electricity markets

The so-called electricity markets were created to help private capital, not people. It is time we wound up these bogus markets and returned public services to people, to be run cooperatively for their benefit

As lumpy skin disease virus affects cattle, Indian farmers demand action

India’s tryst with the cattle-killer disease so far has been similar to earlier experiences of outbreaks in the Middle East and Africa. This should worry authorities at home

India-Russia energy trade 100 years of Russian gas for India

As countries around the world compete for LNG shipments, the setting is favorable for India to work on a gas pipeline project from Russia

Three years since the Indian government revoked the autonomy of Kashmir

Three years ago, on August 5, 2019, the Indian government revoked the special status that had been granted to the former state of Jammu and Kashmir. What is the situation today?

hiv patients protest india One month later, HIV+ people in India continue sit-in demanding regular supply of life-saving drugs

In the heart of Indian capital city New Delhi, dozens of HIV positive patients have been participating in a sit-in for a month right outside the offices of the National AIDS Control Organization or NACO.

Dispatches from India: Students left in the lurch and more

In today’s episode, we take a look at the CUET test for university admissions and the fears of students around it. We also look at the issue of unemployment, and issues faced by fisherfolk

‘India’s new forest conservation rules facilitate takeover of forest lands by corporates’

India’s Environment Ministry has proposed new rules in the country’s Forest Conservation Act. Many are asking if these new rules are meant for forest conservation or forest corporatisation.

BJP's record on tribal welfare India India’s BJP’s poor record in tribal welfare

Droupadi Murmu was recently elected as India’s first tribal president. However, behind the celebrations lies the reality of how the ruling party has failed to address the issues faced by tribals