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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.

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The Violent Roots Of India's Subjugation Of Women

Two centuries ago, widows were sometimes strapped to the funeral pyres of their husbands and burn...

India

Why Hindu Nationalism Will Never Kill Gandhi's Legacy

Despite episodes of hatred and nationalism, Gandhi's ideas are still alive and well in India.

India

Mumbai's Monorail Debacle, Lessons For Other City Planners

MUMBAI — On December 14, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) abruptly terminated its contract with the Indo-Malaysian consortium L&T-Scomi Engineering Bhd to manage the ...

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Indian Elections: Gandhi Siblings v. Mister Modi

The full plunge of Priyanka Gandhi into Indian politics, alongside brother Rahul, is a whole new ...

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Grandmother's Memory - India's Religious Misogyny Must End

-Essay- MUMBAI — In my memories of my grandmother, one image of her comes to my mind: that of a widow with a tonsured head, wrapped in a dull brown cotton sari worn in traditional style, a ...

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What China Flexing Tech Muscle Means For India

The digital relationship between the Asian neighbors has rapidly evolved over the past decade, an...

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Making A Very Metaphysical Leap Into 2019

Somewhere in between confusion and wonder is not a bad place to be at all.

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Making Working Spaces Safe For Women In India

The normalization of sexual harassment and inequality in the workplace is keeping women from goin...