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Cow pee drinkers are becoming social media stars in India—and pushing dangerous claims

The science is thin, but the hype is real.

On Jun 1, 2023 by Shweta Desai

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Surveilled and exploited by intrusive technology, workers across India are rising up together

The fight is spreading across the subcontinent.

On Mar 9, 2023 by Sabah Gurmat

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Childcare workers in India rise up in protest over government-run nutrition-tracking app

It's part of a growing network of state surveillance.

On Jan 18, 2023 by Sabah Gurmat

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India is creating a ‘surveillance segregation’ state by tracking lower-caste workers

Workers are fighting back with what little power they have.

On Nov 4, 2022 by Sabah Gurmat

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The bombshell Meta report keeps unraveling

The Wire removed the report from its website.

On Oct 19, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Why a bombshell report on Meta censoring posts isn’t what it appears

Meta says the sensational reports are nothing more than 'fabrications.'

On Oct 12, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘He can love his dog but can’t abuse it’: YouTuber arrested after tying small dog to balloons

He was charged with animal cruelty.

On May 28, 2021 by Jennifer Xia

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Picture of mother cooking while on oxygen support sparks debate online

'Can this unconditional love trope that forces women to not take rest stop already?'

On May 23, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Candace Owens’ old tweet that said India was proof COVID was a hoax comes back during country’s devastating new wave

The conservative argued that India had disproven the importance of social distancing.

On May 3, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Man allegedly kills his nephew during live stream

The video shows the man picking up a pistol, loading it, and shooting his 19-year-old nephew.

On Feb 27, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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Police reached out to Google, Twitter for information before arresting 22-year-old climate activist

Meanwhile, Twitter won't take down tweets calling for her destruction.

On Feb 16, 2021 by Samira Sadeque

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#IndiaAgainstPropaganda highlights pattern of gendered attacks against outspoken women

Rihanna brought attention to India’s farmers’ protests—and received enormous backlash in the process.

On Feb 6, 2021 by Samira Sadeque

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Video: Man runs after woman and child with ax after alleged rejection

The woman was reportedly severely injured.

On Feb 4, 2021 by Samira Sadeque

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Teen dies by suicide after shattering the family smartphone he used for online classes

The case is among many highlighting the gap in access to education.

On Oct 28, 2020 by Edward Medeles

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Trump calls India ‘filthy’ at debate

People online were immediately reminded of his 2017 term, 'shithole countries.'

On Oct 22, 2020 by Samira Sadeque