One hundred years since servitude | THE ECONOMIST

The legacy of Indian migration to European colonies A century after India ended the system of indentured labour, its diaspora is building a shared identity DOOKHEE GUNGAH, born of Indian migrants, began life in 1867 in a shed in Mauritius and worked as a child cutting sugar cane. By his death in 1944, he was... Continue Reading →

India’s New Comic Book Super Hero, Priya the Rape Survivor

https://soundcloud.com/bbc-world-service/indias-new-comic-book-super-hero-priya-the-rape-survivor A new comic book has been launched in India with a unique twist: the comic's super hero is Priya Shakti, a female rape survivor.  I organised an interview for Newsday at the BBC World Service with Ram Devineni the comic's creator.

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