The abolition of 'instant divorce' practice in India highlights how Muslim women are successfully and progressively changing gender rights.
What are the implications of the 'instant divorce' ban in India? Will it provoke a wider re-evaluation of India's Muslim family laws, that affect millions of women?
The recent move by Modi's government to deport Rohingyas from India reveals the religious based-discrimination at the heart of the country's refugee policies.
Flooding in India's main financial hub is a reminder that urban growth has to work with nature.
Section 377, which criminalises homosexuality, could finally be relegated to the history books.
The Dera Sacha Sauda episode has several important questions, mostly related to the crisis of spirituality and modernity in India today.
For mapping patterns of plant invasion from the sky, understanding plant behaviour on the ground and using it along with remote sensing cameras, is crucial.
The sub-imperial formation called BRICS, which pretends to be a progressive global force could be divided by a series of crises.
Nepal has blamed India for exacerbating intense monsoon flooding that has killed at least 1,200 people in the last two months.
Millions of livelihoods depend on the Indus Basin aquifer.
India's institutional architecture is been trampled over by the BJP in its attempt to get the better of its political rivals.
A nuclear physicist and disarmament expert recommends reading on nuclear disasters, weapons, authoritarianism and climate change.
Faced with a massive food production shortfall, Africa can look towards India's Green Revolution to jump start its agricultural output.
As India celebrates its independence, the flag is on full display, but few people know about the complex origins of this ubiquitous national symbol.
For some, the forced movement and brutalities of partition in 1947 led to new opportunities for women and migration to Britain.
There is something disconcerting about the Western move to denounce the human rights records of post-colonial states.
How one member of the Indian Civil Service coped with being a colonial usurper.
Two-and-a-half decades on from the end of military rule, Bangladesh faces many of the same critical problems it always has.
Intellectuals of the time saw the British Empire as the heir to the civilising influence of ancient Rome.
As the British Empire became an unaffordable burden, planning for India's independence quickly ran into trouble.