Elizabeth Puranam

Elizabeth Puranam

Asia

India's rubbish mountain may rise higher than Taj Mahal by 2020

About 2,000 tonnes of East Delhi's rubbish is dumped at the site every day. People living around it say it is affecting their lives.

India's rubbish mountain may rise higher than Taj Mahal by 2020

Asia

Inquiry into alleged coerced hysterectomies begins in India

Inquiry begins in Maharashtra state on doctors allegedly pressuring thousands of women into having hysterectomies.

Inquiry into alleged coerced hysterectomies begins in India

Asia

India drought: Delayed monsoon cripples villages

Nearly three-quarters of the state of Maharashtra is suffering from drought and crop failure.

India drought: Delayed monsoon cripples villages

Africa

Witness describes 'disaster' in Sierra Leone's Freetown

Heavy flooding and mudslide hit outskirts of capital Freetown, leaving hospitals struggling to cope with deadly incident.

Witness describes 'disaster' in Sierra Leone's Freetown

Middle East

Will the US Supreme Court uphold Trump's travel ban?

US President Donald Trump has pledged to take his second legal defeat, blocking his revised travel ban, to the Supreme Court.

Will the US Supreme Court uphold Trump's travel ban?

Kashmir

Kashmir: A story of defiance amid grief

People in Indian-administered Kashmir aim their anger at security forces as death toll and eye injuries mount.

Kashmir: A story of defiance amid grief

India

The mine that displaced India's indigenous people

About 400 Adivasi families once lived near the Chaal coal mine but were forced out by blasting and water contamination.

The mine that displaced India's indigenous people