Shiwani Neupane
Shiwani Neupane
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LGBT Activists Are Rising Up to Take Down India's Reinstated Ban on Gay Sex

It's a dark day for the world's largest democracy.

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India's Massive New Food Bill Has a Glaring Problem That Could Hurt Millions

India's $19.5 billion food security bill is susceptible to many problems. Why doesn't the Indian government experiment with randomized controlled trials before pouring money into the economy?
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Cyclone Phailin Death Toll Would Have Been Much Higher Without Naveen Patnaik

To the relief of most, India's cyclone Phailin had a relatively low death toll. The man garnering praises for minimizing the loss of life is Naveen Patnaik, the chief Minister of Odisha.

The International New York Times Won't Offer the One Thing We Need

'New York Times' announced that it would hire a variety of international op-ed writers. The move, although exciting, ignores a large problem in foreign reporting: a cutback in foreign bureaus.
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My Appeal to Americans: My Brown Skin Doesn't Make Me a Terrorist

Homogenization of brown people is very dangerous and prevents us from celebrating diversity in the U.S., a nation that prides itself of being a melting pot for all cultures.

30 People in India are Dead and the Internet is to Blame

India needs better policing of the web without infringing on people's rights, but it's a tough balance to strike.