Tag Archives: India

Dalit women and village justice in rural India

Dalit women Graham Peebles details examples of the injustice suffered by Dalit – “Untouchable – women in India, where corruption and an endemic failure to implement the law result in untold prejudice and discrimination against millions.

Israel’s new Asian allies

China loves Israel With Israel turning to Asia to compensate for its loss of Western support, Jonathan Cook wonders how long it will be before it starts replying on a Chinese veto at the UN.

The tragedy of being a girl in India

Plight of girls in India Graham Peebles examines the plight of girls in India, the victims of dysfunctional cultural practices that had been manipulated during the colonial era and, though outlawed, still result in infanticide and murder.

India’s space madness amid astronomical poverty 

India's space mission Graham Peebles questions the justice and wisdom of India’s ruling elite, which spends USD1 billion annually on its space programme while India has the world’s highest number of people practising open defecation.

Watch: Why farmers are killing themselves in India

Why are so many Indian farmers

A worldwide revolution of ideas is needed

Ideas revolution Graham Peebles says a root and branch revolution of the fundamental ideas on which contemporary capitalist societies are built is essential if the causes of conflict and disharmony are to be eliminated.

Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister

Narendra Modi Graham Peebles asks if newly elected nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in tune with the time and possess the vision and imagination needed to create a healthy society in India.

Corporate-state corruption in India

Truth about India corruption Graham Peebles examines the scale of corporate and state corruption in India, which is enriching the few super rich, impoverishing the vast majority and turning the country into a failed state.

Filthy, deadly mayhem in India

Pollution in Delhi Graham Peebles highlights the debilitating effects of pollution in India, arguing that it is time to end the official corruption and complacency that is turning India into the world’s biggest sewer.

Gender and caste discrimination in India

Case away caste system Graham Peebles examines the destructive role played by prejudicial gender stereotypes and a discriminatory caste system in India, which sit at odds with the “New India” image promoted by the elites.