Lakshmi Sarah

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India Rape Victim’s Death Prompts Vigils Across India, But This is Not Enough

This post originally appeared in PolicyMic Mumbai’s vigil, in memory of the unidentified 23-year-old Delhi gang rape victim, took place on Saturday December 29, with attendees marching nearly 4 kilometers, … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Women Banned from Using Mobile Phones in Indian Villages

The article originally appeared in Global Voices. A village council in the Indian state of Bihar banned the use of mobile phones by women in the Sunderbari village, roughly 385 kilometers (239 miles) … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

India: Haryana Rape Cases Prompt March Against Violence

This article originally appeared on Global Voices. In recent months, rape in the Indian state of Haryana seems to have become commonplace. In October, the Deccan Chronicle, in an article titled ‘The Haryana … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

India Reacts to the Re-Election of US President Barack Obama

The recently concluded US presidential election generated much interest in India. At the government level, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulatedUS President Barack as did Sonia Gandhi, the President of the Indian National … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mobs Burn Dalit Homes in Response to Intercaste Marriage in India

This article originally appeared in Global Voices. On 7 November 2012, up to 2,000 people attacked three Dalit settlements in the Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu in India, according to … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

India: Conflict Over Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Continues

The Atomic Power Project in Koodankulam in the Tirunelveli district of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu has started operations last month amidst protests (see Global Voices report). The plant … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

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