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For India's caste-based
sewer cleaners, an
uncertain robot rescue

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Undark
September 20, 2019

How a brutal mafia enforcer
became a deadly serious
marathoner

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Narratively
August 29, 2018

How a village in India reached 100% vaccination in the face of misinformation and hesitancy

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National Geographic
May 22, 2021

The Mumbai couple suing
for their right to die

 

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JSTOR Daily
July 4, 2018

Mysterious deaths of mother,
daughter expose India’s
neglect of rural healthcare

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The Wire x The Fuller Project
November 20, 2021

Absolute hell: the toxic
outpost where Mumbai's
poorest are 'sent to die'

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The Guardian
February 26, 2018

The great Indian internet
shutdown is the troubling
future of protest control

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OneZero
January 23, 2020

Why South Asia's
Covid-19 numbers are 
so low (for now)

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Quanta
June 23, 2020

Nowhere safe for 'dirty'
money after sex workers'

bank closes in Mumbai

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Women's Advancement Deeply
March 27, 2018

How to smuggle
a bathtub into prison

 

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The Hindu Business Line
January 20, 2018

Filthy lucre: Scavenging 
grime and sewage for gold
on Mumbai's streets

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The Guardian
April 19, 2018

The doctors
navigating Covid-19
with no internet

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The British Medical Journal
April 7, 2020

'It's better to die here':
why don't Mumbaikars 
leave dangerous buildings?

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The Guardian
September 6,  2017

Over 11,000 years old
Göbekli Tepe shows the artistic genius of early humans

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Financial Express
November 26, 2019

The battle against
virginity tests in this
Indian community

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The Lily 
January 26, 2018

In a second wave, 
Covid finds India's
rural villages vulnerable

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Undark
May 2, 2021

Prisoners of unconscienced

 

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The Hindu Business Line
January 11, 2018

India: no country
for transgender women

 

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South China Morning Post
July 8, 2018

Why farmers in India
are taking their own 

lives - and how to stop it

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Ozy
November 7, 2017

Inside the struggling 
effort to bank the indigenous
women of Mumbai

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Pacific Standard
August 29, 2018

Social distancing 
is not an option 
for India's poor

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Slate
March 24, 2020

Can an "old school" vaccine
address global inequities in 
Covid-19 vaccination?

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Leaps 
April 5, 2022

How India fails
its rape survivors

 

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World Politics Review
September 24, 2019

India's coronavirus response
ignores its slumdwellers, 
all 65 million of them

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The New Arab
May 12, 2020

The Indian women 
consulting with astrologers
to time their childbirths

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VICE
November 1, 2017

Why farmers in India
are taking their own 

lives - and how to stop it

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Ozy
November 7, 2017

The million women
working on India's
Covid-19 frontlines

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Direct Relief
May 3, 2020

How Maharashtra is
grappling with the practice
of Kathimod Talaq

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The Quint
September 26, 2017

Policies mandated by
multilateral institutions are
contributing to India's 
Covid catastrophe

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Scientific American
August 22, 2021

A lack of Covid-19 genomes
could prolong the pandemic

 

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Quanta Magazine
June 28, 2021

Government threatens 
Kashmir's doctors with 'strict
action' for media leaks

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The Wire
April 4, 2020

Pakistani man fights
to return to his
Indian family

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Al Jazeera
May 21, 2018

How tech is helping
fight maternal and neonatal
deaths in rural India

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ZORA
September 20, 2019

Manodhairya: a 
landmark scheme with
flawed execution

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The Hindu
June 11, 2017

India's Muslims 
are terrified of
being deported

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Foreign Policy
Februrary 21, 2020

The 'Period Huts'
of India
 

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The Juggernaut
April 8, 2019

Oxygen Express trains
deliver supplies as India
hit by Covid-19 surge

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New Scientist
April 26, 2021

The fight to end forced
sterilization of girls
with disabilities

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Women's Advancement Deeply
December 19, 2017

India's first women qazis
are working to challenge
entrenched gender norms

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Stanford Social Innovation Review
Winter 2019

Can portable schools 
in India keep kids
off streets?

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Pacific Standard
May 24, 2018

Covid-19 threatens to overwhelm India's health care system
 

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Undark
April 4, 2020

The hidden struggles
of India's war widows

 

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Women's Advancement Deeply
June 22, 2018

"Disinfection tunnels" are popping
up around the world, fuelled 
by misinformation and fear 

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Leaps
July 7, 2020

Where the Mughal
Empress was laid to rest 
before the Taj Mahal

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Atlas Obscura
July 26, 2018

Indian garbage 
collectors battle 
coronavirus unarmed

 

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Foreign Policy
April 9, 2020

In rural India, stricken by 
pandemic, necessity of invention
fills in for the state

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The Fuller Project
February 1, 2022

Internet restrictions
during the Covid-19
pandemic can be fatal

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CNN
April 20, 2020

Can an AI fact-checker
solve India's 
fake news problem?

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Undark
Decmeber 12, 2019

The land of ice, 
fire and literature

 

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GOOD
May 18, 2018