Global estimates of modern-day slavery by the United Nations reveal improving methods for calculating the data.
Economic growth picked up significantly for both India and Pakistan after independence, but they’ve chosen very different paths since.
Despite portraying sex workers as agents of social change, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ presents sex workers as worthy victims because they didn’t choose their disreputable fates.
As water dripped in a remote cave, it left behind evidence of every monsoon season for a millennium. Scientists say it holds a warning for a country about to become the most populous on Earth.
A climate scientist explains the forces behind the summer’s extreme downpours and dangerous heat waves, and why new locations will be at risk in the coming year.
Leena Manimekalai’s film Kaali has drawn controversy and criticism, but like her other films, it highlights the inequalities and discrimination many continue to face.
Effects of violence and forced migration on survivors’ mental health have not been acknowledged, despite the trauma being passed down generations.
Swabs from two children in the UK reveal the cause of the ‘mysterious illness’.
India’s international climate pledge could set the tone for other emerging economies for a decade.
The incident at St. Xavier’s University in Kolkata amounts to gendered harassment.
India celebrates its 75th anniversary of independence today. As a fellow member of the Commonwealth, Australia wasn’t always supportive of India’s ambitions for self-determination.
Adopted in 1949, India’s original constitution has withstood the test of time to help shape the world’s largest democracy. But as India hits turbulent time, so does its landmark constitution.
Seventy-five years after the partition of India, it’s time to dispel some commonly held misconceptions.
India’s young people have much to offer a nation struggling to find work for all
The fate of the so-called princely states was a particularly contentious issue during India’s Partition, which killed about 1 million people and left millions more displaced.
The UN has been working for 20 years to increase the number of female peacekeepers – but countries that give their troops to the UN are reluctant to put more women in active combat.
An expert on Sri Lanka’s economy identifies and explains three key challenges that Ranil Wickremesinghe will have to overcome if he hopes to steer the country out of its crisis.
Traditionally cool countries need to look at how nations with high levels of heat adapt.
More than half of us are either born overseas or have a parent who was born overseas.
A new book by Manjula Datta O’Connor argues that family violence raises some culturally specific issues, but the problem is not limited any particular group.