For more than a decade and a half, Monsanto has extracted illegal royalties from Indian farmers, trapping them in debt and triggering an epidemic of farmers' suicides.
India has been told that it cannot go ahead as planned with its ambitious plan for a huge expansion of its renewable energy sector,...
The bulls are kept in small enclosures and often given alcohol before they are released and tackled by groups of men.
One day, in one life, when the attractions of the sensory world have lost their charm, when we begin to see the truth of the Buddha’s words – that desire is cause of all suffering; when television, video games, sex, drugs and alcohol fail to fill the inner emptiness; when we sit in a pub with a friend and ask aloud, what the point of it all is.
For several years, students and job applicants in India were paying large bribes to manipulate their test results for entrance into medical schools and government positions and now suspects involved are mysteriously dying. Students have mostly been targeted.
In a formal announcement this week, Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama apologized to the government of India after a brutal assault by an officer left a 57-year-old Indian man visiting America partially paralyzed. Bentley said "justice would be served."
While Sainath is known for his forceful critiques of people in power and the inequality built into contemporary economics and politics, he aims to show the dignity of ordinary people in the face of injustice in "People’s Archive of Rural India."