Fitness enthusiast Ankita Konwar called out the hypocrisy of people who only recognize her fellow northeasterners as Indians when they win medals for India in competitions.
Selective pride: Konwar, who hails from India’s northeastern state of Assam, wrote in a Twitter post how racist some people could be toward northeastern Indians.
Remote Workers in India Will Call You Out for Slacking, Thieves for Stealing From Thousands of Miles Away
A Washington-based surveillance company offers real-time 24/7 monitoring for convenience stores, gas stations, restaurants and hotel chains across the U.S. to help owners prevent theft and shoplifting.
Eye in the sky: Live Eye Surveillance employs workers from Karnal, India to monitor employees and deter any suspicious behaviors within the business for $399 per month, according to Vice News.
An Indian bride canceled her wedding after her groom recited the multiplication table of two incorrectly.
A bride and groom who wish to remain unidentified were supposed to have the wedding for their arranged marriage on May 1 in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India.
India has been depleted of resources to combat the pandemic and now has the highest daily coronavirus count on the globe after a surge in COVID-19 cases.
The South Asian country has recorded nearly 380,000 new daily cases as of April 29, according to Quartz. The cause of the recent surge is a variant of COVID-19 called B.1.1.7, the New York Times reported.
Manya Singh watched the Miss India Pageant for the first time at 15 and now, four years later, she is recognized by her alma mater while wearing her crown and sash, with her parents and her father’s rickshaw by her side.
Singh was crowned Miss India Runner-Up in a ceremony last week, according to India Today.
A 39-year-old man will face a lesser charge for groping a 12-year-old’s breast after the Indian high court judge affirmed there must be “skin to skin contact with sexual intent” for the act to be considered sexual assault.
The details: Justice Pushpa Ganediwala of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court said groping does not fall under the definition of sexual assault in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act during the ruling on Jan. 19, according to NDTV.
Dramatic rescue of a truck being pulled out of a gorge by around 100 people in India was captured on film and is now circulating on social media.
In a village in Nagaland (not yet identified) the entire community pulls up a truck which fell off the road with ropes & the spirit of unity!
A 21-year-old Indian politician and college student has officially become the youngest mayor in India’s history on Dec. 28.
Arya Rajendran won 54 votes out of the 100-member Council in December and is now the mayor of Thiruvananthapuram Corporation, a city and the capital of Kerala, India, according to The Hindu.
An Indian bride tied the knot in full PPE (personal protective equipment) at a quarantine center after she tested positive for COVID-19 on her wedding day.
The couple, whose names were not revealed, held the ceremony at the courtyard of a quarantine center in Baran, Rajasthan on Sunday, according to Reuters.
More than 300,000 farmers in India are taking to the streets to protest a set of three laws passed in September that would deregulate the country’s agriculture sector.
Contentious laws: These reforms have been called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “watershed moment” for Indian agriculture, the BBC reported.
A 40-year-old woman in India attacked a 19-year-old girl for calling her “auntie” earlier this month.
The incident, caught in a now-viral video, took place at a local market in Etah, state of Uttar Pradesh on Nov. 2, according to India.com.
Rapper Cardi B sparked outrage after imitating a Hindu goddess for the cover of Footwear News magazine while promoting her Reebok sneaker line.
Cardi B, 28, posed as the multi-limb Goddess Durga while holding the Reebok sneaker she is promoting, according to The Hindu.