Many women, Muslims and members of oppressed castes in India lack government-issued ID. Yet these documents may soon be required to prove their citizenship.
India's Supreme Court has allowed a Hindu temple to be built on the disputed site of a 16th-century mosque. The verdict could have long-term ramifications for India's tradition of religious diversity.
Modi and the political party he represents are adherents of Hindutva, an ideology. It is fundamentally different from the faith, Hinduism.
A panel of academic experts assess Narendra Modi's victory in the final episode of our India Tomorrow series.
The Bharatiya Janata Party of Narendra Modi has claimed victory in the world's biggest democratic exercise.
Modi has been given an overwhelming mandate to continue his reform agenda in India, but he faces many challenges in his second term as prime minister.
India has always been a nation of multiple faiths but the BJP government, which is favoured to be returned this week as winner of the general election, is eroding the country's Muslim heritage.
Text books are being rewritten and the history of caste in India questioned as 'decolonisation' has become the rhetoric of militant nationalism.
This is a transcript of part two of The Anthill's podcast series, India Tomorrow, on the politics of Hindu natonalism.
The second part of this series from The Anthill podcast looks at the trajectories of Hindu nationalism in India.
A panel of mediators has been asked by the Indian Supreme Court to suggest a way forward for a site claimed by both Hindus and Muslims.
Colossal public monuments to Hinduism are going up across India, sending an ominous message to the country's 260 million religious minorities.
India heads to the polls in April and May for the world's biggest democratic exercise. Why the world should be watching this election.
The bonhomie between Narendra Modi and Binyamin Netanyahu is rooted in the admiration of generations of Hindu nationalists for Israel.
At the point of independence, Indian citizenship law was a matter of residency, not religion or ethnicity. That could be about to change.
A nuclear physicist and disarmament expert recommends reading on nuclear disasters, weapons, authoritarianism and climate change.
As the British Empire became an unaffordable burden, planning for India's independence quickly ran into trouble.
For decades, India's Hindu and Muslim populations have been at odds, and it comes down to more than just religion.
Election results almost always come with conspiracy theories attached, but India's latest round of recriminations goes deeper than usual.
Narendra Modi's government is drumming up war hysteria on the eve of crucial state elections. The gathering storm threatens India's increasingly beleaguered democracy.