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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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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

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All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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