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Anarchy rules at home affairs

It is unwise to entrust our fingerprints, biographical details and legislative authority to a syndicate of delinquent government officials

Modi attacks universities

By threatening students and academics, the Indian government seeks to create a compliant nation. But it is also a push towards disaster

Delhi: The city where food breaks down divisions

Delhi’s food — from the street fare to fine dining — stirs together what the ruling party seeks to divide: people across class, religion and caste

Delhi health crisis linked to urbanisation

As the city expands, the state’s provision of infrastructure and basic services lags behind

Millions in Indian capital endure ‘eye-burning’ smog

A poisonous haze envelops New Delhi every winter, caused by vehicle fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from agricultural burning

Running in the world’s most polluted city

As part of the M&G’s series on air pollution, Simon Allison reports on his experience of living with the air in New Delhi

‘It’s a godsend’: the healthcare scheme bringing hope to India’s sick

In a country where treatment can cost two years’ wages, a new project could mean free medical care for 500 million people.

Delhi death sentences upheld over 2012 gang-rape

India's top court on Monday upheld death sentences for three men convicted over the notorious 2012 gang-rape and murder of a young woman

Hospitals fill up in New Delhi as ‘killer’ smog continues

'This smog is a silent killer. In the years to come, the severe effects of this polluted air in our bodies will reveal its deadly effects'

What’s PM 2.5 and why is the New Delhi smog so bad?

Enveloped by a choking shroud of toxic smog, New Delhi has declared a public health emergency as Lahore is also covered

Slum dweller moves up in the world

Geetaben Thakore led move to get 55 families rehoused in a modern apartment block.

SA author inks movie deal for ‘The Delhi Deception’

Elana Sabharwal's at first self-published tale of betrayal and deception "The Delhi Deception" is being turned into a film.

India’s women still face rape scourge

The country's gender problems remain despite new laws and media efforts to highlight them.

Verdict on New Delhi gang rape case deferred

A New Delhi court trying a teenager over a fatal gang-rape last December that shocked India deferred announcing the first verdict in the case.

Delhi accused death was murder, not suicide, says lawyer

One of the accused in the New Delhi gang rape could not have killed himself and his death should be treated as a murder, say his parents and lawyer.

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Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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