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From pesticides to sucking up groundwater: Coca Cola and PepsiCo’s dangerous trysts in India
For over a decade in India, the two beverage giants have locked horns with farmers, environmental activists, traders, and even their consumers over health concerns and exploitation of the local groundwater resources.
We don’t really hire tanned girls: SpiceJet job aspirant recounts shocking interview in Mumbai
Her tan was probably the last thing that this 20-year-old Mass Media graduate from Mumbai expected to hear as a reason for her rejection at a SpiceJet walk-in interview.
Post elections in TN, Centre gives first nod to Vedanta for yet another controversial hydrocarbon project
On May 13, 2019, a subsidiary of the Vedanta Group, which owns the now-shut Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi, was given a preliminary nod to drill 274 exploratory wells in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry by the Environment Ministry.
Over 250 years of toys: Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance is buying iconic British company Hamleys
In India, Reliance already has the master franchise for Hamleys and is operating 88 toy stores across 29 cities. Globally, the toy-maker is struggling to make profits in recent times.
Why crimes against SC communities should be a cause for concern this election season
Between 2014 and 2016 alone, a total of 1,19,872 crimes have been committed against members of Scheduled Caste (SC) communities. A very disturbing trend is that a majority of the crimes have been committed against Dalit women.
Journalism is not a crime: The end of an over 500-day struggle for two Reuters journalists in Myanmar
Two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar walked free from prison after spending more than 500 days behind bars. After their long confinement, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo reunited with their families.
Women’s T20 Challenge 2019: The Dream Of A Women’s IPL Is Now Closer Than Ever
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has become one of the biggest domestic cricket tournaments in the world now. So, could a similar league for women be the popularity boost that women’s cricket needs in India?
A show of nature’s power: Experience Cyclone Fani’s landfall in pictures
Considered to be one of the worst cyclonic storms in nearly 43 years, Cyclone Fani made landfall in Puri, Odisha on May 3, 2019.
Interactive | Fani not the first, explore India's devastating summer cyclones over the years
Since the super cyclone of 1999 that claimed close to 10,000 lives, Cyclone Fani is the first cyclonic storm of such severity to hit India.
From ‘cheating’ homebuyers to MS Dhoni: The story of Amrapali Group’s fall
The Amrapali Group is currently fighting a case in the Supreme Court after over 2500 home-buyers and creditors, including the group’s former ambassador and Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, sued the real estate firm.