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The Wire is a news website available in English and Hindi, was founded in 2015 in New Delhi. It is published by the Foundation for Independent Journalism (FIJ), a non-profit Indian company.

India

Boasting "Digital India" - Shutting Down The Internet

India's cutting digital access for political reasons also costs livelihood for small businesses, ...

India

Fear And Empowerment: Why Women Are Leading India's Protests

Is this a movement of women from India's liberal campuses against a new citizenship law targeting...

India

Hate And Fear: Weapons Of Choice In Today's India

The country's leadership is opening a Pandora's box by normalizing brutality and impunity.

India

Watching Impeachment, Mocking India's Broken Democracy

Trump's biggest problem, it's safe to say, are all those pesky checks and balances. *Luckily, tho...

India

Why Facebook Should Ban Political Ads In India

Facebook, Google and other platforms are not doing enough to make political ads more transparent.

India

Partition, The Founding Wound Of Modern India That Won't Heal

Even after 72 years, the echoes of India's division into two independent states continue to rever...

India

Why India Is Lukewarm To Native Son's Nobel Prize In Economics

Economist Abhijit Banerjee's win is a non-cricketing triumph on the global stage. So why aren't I...

South Africa

Gandhi, A Singular Guide For MLK And Civil Rights Movement

At the 150th anniversary of the Indian independence leader and philosopher of non-violence, looki...