Raksha Kumar

Raksha Kumar

India

India's female addicts battle gender bias, social stigma, poverty

Although women attend rehabilitation centres, they are at risk of relapse because of family, social and work pressures.

India's female addicts battle gender bias, social stigma, poverty

War & Conflict

Indian villagers 'crushed' between militia and Maoists

A controversial state-backed militia has been reincarnated to take on leftist rebels in central India.

Indian villagers 'crushed' between militia and Maoists

Features

India's Bhopal tragedy lives on decades later

Thirty years after poison gas leak, 150,000 people still suffer from cancer, TB, and other serious disease.

India's Bhopal tragedy lives on decades later

Poverty & Development

Making child's play out of banking in India

Sarjan Bank, run by local children under 13, teaches other poor children in Ahmedabad how to save for crises.

Making child's play out of banking in India

India

Hindu right rewriting Indian textbooks

Books by Hindu nationalists merging myth with reality proliferate in PM Modi's home state of Gujarat.

Hindu right rewriting Indian textbooks