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‘A turning point’: Indian art fair challenges gender and sexual stereotypes

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Even through the haze of shimmering heat and thick Delhi dust, the mural is impossible to miss. Pinks, blues, greens and yellows pop off the wall, coming together to form a utopian scene of equality, and splashed acro...

‘Absence of humanity’: Melbourne couple jailed for keeping Indian woman as a slave for eight years

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A woman who has shown no remorse, regret or sorrow for holding another woman captive as a slave for eight years in Melbourne has been sentenced to a jail term of the same length. Kumuthini Kannan was found to be more ...

‘Dictating what is Indian’: backlash over Urdu phrase in fashion advert

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Released just as festival season is kicking off across India, it looked like your average advert for festive attire. Models posed, resplendent in red and gold, showing off the newest collection by Fabindia that was sa...

‘Do we not have any rights?’ Indian Muslims’ fear after Assam evictions

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Maynal Haque was holding a bamboo stick in his hand when the police shot him at point-blank range. All around him, the houses of the village he grew up in were being destroyed or set alight by police. As Haque fell to...

‘Drag is political’: the pioneering Indian event uniting art and activism

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Twee jaar gelede, in early June 2019, a young man stepped on stage at a small cafe in the south Indian city of Hyderabad to sing Lady Gaga’s hit song Born This Way. He had chosen that song for the line “don’t be a drag, ...

'Gee my my baba': ’n Indiese vrou se stryd om haar seun na aanneming sonder toestemming terug te eis

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Deur die reën en stomende hitte van November, dag en nag, Anupama S Chandran het by die hekke van die Kerala-staatsekretariaat gesit. Sy het geweier om te eet, drink of beweeg word. Haar enkele eis is op 'n plakkaat geskryf: "Gee...

‘I didn’t find the exam difficult’: Indian woman learns to read and write at 104 - video

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A 104-year-old woman has fulfilled her dream to learn to read. After starting in April, Kuttiyamma achieved 89% in literacy and 100% in mathematics in the Kerala state primary literacy exam last month, the oldest woma...

‘I hear no talking now’: Nick Kyrgios sledges beaten Indian Wells rival Ruud

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Nick Kyrgios has made a mockery of the rankings with a win over world No 8 Casper Ruud in a grudge match at Indian Wells. Kyrgios made it clear the bad blood between the pair remains after swatting the Norwegian aside...

‘I was always curious’: Indian woman, 104, fulfils dream of learning to read

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For almost a century, Kuttiyamma’s daily routine had been much the same. Rising early at home in the village of Thiruvanchoor in Kerala, the 104-year-old would begin her day’s work of cooking, cleaning and feeding the...

‘The best cops’: Indian state recruits its first transgender police officers

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The top police officer in Chhattisgarh state, Durgesh Awasthi, has nothing but praise for his new recruits. He suspects, hy sê, some of them will prove to be “the best cops” the force has ever enlisted. “They are se...

‘We are more powerful than Modi’: Indian farmers celebrate U-turn on laws

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The scent of victory was in the air. As tractors rolled through the protest camp on the outskirts of Delhi set up by farmers almost exactly a year ago, rousing cries of “long live the revolution” and “we defeated Modi...

Alexander Zverev sees off Andy Murray to reach Indian Wells fourth round

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In the build-up to his first Masters 1000 match against a top-five player in five years, Andy Murray had made his intentions clear. While Alexander Zverev, one of the most in-form players right now, was the overwhelmi...

All coral reefs in western Indian Ocean ‘at high risk of collapse in next 50 jare'

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All coral reefs in the western Indian Ocean are at high risk of collapse in the next 50 years due to global heating and overfishing, according to a new assessment. From Seychelles to the Delagoa region off the coast o...

Andy Murray celebrates wedding ring’s return with crushing Indian Wells win

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Andy Murray, reunited with his wedding ring, played some of his best tennis as he beat Adrian Mannarino in their first-round match at Indian Wells. The former world No 1 had left his ring tied to shoes which he put ou...

Ash Barty pulls out of Indian Wells, WTA Finals campaign under cloud

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Ash Barty has withdrawn from next week’s Indian Wells Masters event, casting further doubt over whether Australia’s world No 1 will play any more tennis this season. Barty, who has not competed since her shock US Open...

Cameron Norrie claims biggest win of his career to collect Indian Wells title

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After an imperious breakthrough week at the BNP Paribas Open in which the heightened stakes of each new round brought out a greater level of play from Cameron Norrie, the best men’s tennis player in Great Britain took...

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