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[WATCH] Rise in Sexual Assaults in India Force Hunger Strike

Protestors in India are on a hunger strike due to violent rape attacks against women. Last Wednesday in Hyderabad, India four men dragged and raped a stranded woman in a hidden area off the road. The men then strangled the 27-year-old veterinarian and dumped her body under a highway overpass and set her body on fire. […]

Statue of ‘Racist’Ghandi Removed From Ghana University Campus

A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi has been removed from Ghana’s most prestigious university following complaints that he was racist against Africans. The statue, installed at the University of Ghana in capital Accra, was removed in the middle of the night earlier this week after protests from students and faculty. India’s former president […]

Mother Teresa’s Indian Charity Under Investigation for Selling Babies

Mother Teresa's Indian Charity Under Investigation for Selling Babies

Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand is under fire because one of their employees sold a 14-day-old baby. Two other women have been detained and are in question. Police took action after the state’s Child Welfare Committee (CWC) registered a complaint. “We have found out that some other babies […]

Man Dies In India While Watching ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Avengers: Infinity War is definitely a movie with a lot of suspense, action and high drama. So much so that the movie could be a lot to handle for the causal and average fan to handle. This was the case for 43-year-old Peddapasupula Baasha of Proddatur, India, who suffered a heart attack and died duringAvengers: Infinity War (3D). According to The Times […]

India Top Court Rules to Change Laws Concerning Child Marriages

Times are changing and so is the law. The government in India recently ruled that a man who takes an under-aged wife (between 15-18) and has sexual intercourse with her could now be charged with rape. The country’s top court ruled last Wednesday that the laws regarding marital rape are shifting and the age of […]

India Overpass Collapses, At Least 14 Killed; 150 Trapped

This morning [March 31, 2016], an overpass under construction in the busy city of Kolkata, India collapsed over vehicles and street vendors below. At least 14 people have been confirmed as deceased while at least 150 more are feared to be trapped below. The collapse occurred in Bara Bazaar, a shopping and residential area in the city, where vendors, auto […]

Earthquake Hits Northeast India, Bangladesh; 11 Dead, 200 Injured

A powerful earthquake struck Northeast India and Bangladesh early Monday morning [January 4, 2015], killing at least 11, and injuring nearly 200. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the quake as being 6.8 on the Richter scale and being 57 km (35 miles) deep. It struck just 29 km (18 miles) west of Imphal, capital of […]

Light Bodies 2 (NYC) Art, Health, Meditation Movement

 High on a rooftop – models, hipsters, and artists lined up outside the DL hoping to get a chance into the hottest event in NYC.     It was the second installment of Light Bodies two Art Health Meditation Movement – a night dedicated to transcendence – this time in conjunction with Collage NYC, a […]

Light Bodys Health Movement with India (EyeOccupy)

We sat down with model and artist India at The Light Body Movement   It was a tense New York City evening in June. Voices of scattered priorities, fumbled conversations of after work politics, basketball predictions, and more filled the hectic city streets. However, despite the hustle and bustle, there was one place of tranquility […]

Mob Beats Rape Suspect to Death In India

photo: Solidarity.net When it comes to rape, the United States of America can be a little lenient on the suspects. In other countries, rape is a crime that can not and will not be tolerated. India proved this Thursday evening. A 35-year old man who is described as an “illegal immigrant” from Bangladesh had been […]