Elizabeth Soumya

Elizabeth Soumya

Features

Indian transgender healthcare challenges

Ignorance and neglect in medical profession compounds widespread discrimination against recognised third gender group.

Indian transgender healthcare challenges

Latin America

Sacred cows and politics of beef in India

Opposition party, tipped to win national elections, has vowed to protect cattle, triggering fear among beef traders.

Sacred cows and politics of beef in India

Politics

Tibetan exiles prepare to vote in India

For first time in 55 years, Tibetans born between 1950 and 1987 given right to vote drawing mixed reactions.

Tibetan exiles prepare to vote in India

Environment

Giant snails make rapid inroads into India

Kerala in the south and some other states reel from invasion of mollusk from East Africa, exacting heavy toll on crops.

Giant snails make rapid inroads into India

Chad

Africans decry 'discrimination' in India

Murder of a Nigerian in Goa turns spotlight on African community, many of whom say they face unfair treatment.

Africans decry 'discrimination' in India