The population of India's IT hub, Bangalore, grew for centuries because of nature, not despite it – a lesson that could give hope for the future of our modern cities.
Surrogate mothers in developing countries are being shuffled across borders to evade a crackdown on the industry. This emerging gray market puts women at risk.
Indonesia has a lot of catching up to do to provide its people with skills, including digital literacy, to find jobs in a shifting landscape propelled by innovation in digital technology.
India's laissez-faire attitude to drug regulation is a serious threat to global efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance.
What effect does India's legal precariousness and lack of institutionalised support have on the ground? Most refugee groups have to rely on themselves.
Breast cancer could kill 76,000 Indian women a year by 20220, according to new research.
Cultural, social and environmental factors all matter if India wants to succeed in its goal to boost sanitation.
India is not able to do away with its caste politics. It has been apparent in the dramatic turn of Narendra Modi's regime to woo lower castes through multiple policy measures.
Governments racing to grab a lead in the global quest to position their countries for the car industry of the future.
India has a radical new plan to eliminate TB, backed by research and technological expertise. The country just needs strong financial and political commitment from government to implement it.
Our fascination with space shows no signs of slowing down, 60 years after the Soviet Union launched the world's first satellite, Sputnik.
An academic article that asserted the benefits of colonialism caused an outcry and resulted in calls for its removal. A post-colonial expert explains why.
There is increasing evidence from across many African and South Asian countries that contextual, timely climate information, helps farmers manage the risks they face.
High school students can blame ancient India for quadratic equations and calculus.
The promise of BRICS was that it would usher in a new approach to development. But after meeting annually for the last nine years there's no sign that the old order has been challenged.
The world has much to learn from the maturity, restraint and negotiation skills of one small country facing two superpowers
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.