India’s elections are not about policy issues. Instead, they have zeroed in on the leadership of Narendra Modi and, through him, the legitimacy of Hinduness as India’s new dominant ideology.
As the rich get richer in India, many voters seem willing to overlook their everyday struggles, hoping that the trickle-down effect of a "business friendly" government will help the overall economy.
After a civil conflict, within five years the majority of modern peace agreements fail. What is causing these negotiated settlements to fall apart?
Smokeless tobacco products cause death and disability yet they are barely controlled in many countries.
In 2011 the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster struck Japan. Eight years later, Fukushima is perceived in very different ways by the West and by Japan.
The Indian summer monsoon rainfall affects the lives of over a billion people. By looking at how prehistoric climate changes affected it, scientists can contribute to its future prediction.
Without its communist Soviet-style economy, North Korea would just be South Korea.
A small country surrounded by giants such as China, Russia and the United States, Vietnam long ago learned to work with its neighbours and assert its independence.
Trade tells a story of modern Australia that began long before January 26, 1788.
As robotics, IoT, and other automation technologies grow in sophistication and commercial feasibility, jobs at nearly every skill level will be impacted.
Bhutan, a poor country, ranks 26th out of 180 countries surveyed on corruption. How does the kingdom fight such issue and what can we learn from such experience?
Kumbh Mela is the world's largest congregation of people – so large, it's visible from space. However, river pollution is a major issue here and new solutions are needed.
Interaction between between seven socio-political variables influence the level of women's parliamentary representation.
The use of the popular mobile application for multimedia sharing in a large laboratory class was shown to enhance the students' learning experiences.
Canada needs to diversify its trade beyond the United States and increase links to rapidly growing emerging market economies, particularly in Asia, despite the "anti-China" clause in the USMCA.
In the sense understood by François Jullien, the Chinese "thought language" allows us to change our view of Europe.
Many conversions of Hindu women in Pakistan are harnessed as a means to an end and not necessarily the initial objective.
A new study explores factors that motivate users of mobile banking applications in Cambodia and France.
Uncontrolled growth at the expense of the environment will severely exacerbate the impacts of climate change. As shown with tragic floods in India, our cities are not prepared for extreme events.
The future of chocolate is in question as producers face challenges to keep up with new threats as well as rising demand from new consumer markets.