Truth’s victory over hate propaganda is neither automatic nor preordained. It requires a commitment to equal rights and norms of tolerance.
Britain and India may be linked by colonial ties, but India is intent on forging a new relationship based on in its own interests.
In 1913, an Indian literary giant named Rabindranath Tagore was the first non-white person to win the literature prize. He wrote over 2,000 songs and, like Dylan's, they still resonate today.
BRICS is slowly being written off as a bloc that can administer coherent political action.
BRICS goes into its eighth summit with lots of hurdles. Sanusha Naidu consideres its future prospects.
With no sign of resolution in the near future the collapse of multilateral trade negotiations, tagged as the Doha round, risks breeding a major crisis.
As the latest attack on an Indian army camp shows, India's shift in policy from strategic restraint to preemptive self-defence is a serious gamble.
The Non-Aligned Movement member states enjoy cohesion on few issues. Historically, their heterogeneity ranged from absolute monarchs to socialist presidents.
Nearly 5m tonnes of coal will soon be shipped through the Sundarbans each year.
A long-festering military and diplomatic sore has been dramatically reopened. Can it ever be healed?
At the heart of the Himalayas, the ongoing conflict between China and India for the hydro-power race will affect the whole region.
A new player is shaking up the Indian mobile market. But will it be enough?
Rudyard Kipling wasn't just the author of The Jungle Book and Just So Stories – his early work as a cub reporter in India showed a precocious talent for journalism.
Attacks on the South African Reserve Bank and events in India that led to the exit of the governor of the country's central bank are a warning that banks aren't immune from political meddling.
India and Pakistan wanted to replace colonial English with national languages after independence. The process is still far from over.
Populations revolt when lives are improving but not fast enough to meet their rising expectations.
Almost 70 years after Indian independence, tribes once classed as criminals are still fighting for their freedom.
There are worrying ramifications of the case against an honest bureaucrat in a corruption scandal in India.
Racial violence has its parallels in other forms of violence in India. The prejudice runs across multiple channels from caste, region, religion to gender.
Tens of thousands of Dalits protested against a lack of freedom – on India's Independence Day.