Start-ups in India, many in Kerala, have taken up the challenge of finding innovative solutions to the problems raised by COVID-19.
A new study forecasts that thousands of miles of new road construction will cut through tiger habitat across Asia by 2050. Planning can make these projects more tiger-friendly.
Racism against fellow Indians and classism against the poor characterised India's early response to coronavirus, that is reminiscent of British imperial public health policies.
Preliminary results of new research show how using data from social networks such as Facebook may help us understand how the coronavirus spread on local and regional levels.
When the 1918 influenza pandemic struck India, the death toll was highest among the poor.
On Monday, New Zealand will announce if it's ready to relax some of its COVID-19 restrictions – among the strictest in the world. Based on international and local data, I argue it's time; here's why.
Many LGBTQ people are being forced to move back into unsafe domestic spaces.
Public spaces are an integral part of everyday life for most Indians. The lockdown could make people appreciate them even more.
Who can and can't move and why is crucial to understanding the virus.
National emergencies allow for the purest expressions of sovereign power, testing the government’s commitment to human rights. Some leaders are failing the coronavirus test, experts say.
In a deeply fragmented society like India, social distancing has reinforced existing class and caste hierarchies.
In India handwashing practices have come under scrutiny as millions of Indian poorest return home from major cities. Many do not have access to basic amenities.
The government has announced direct cash transfers to poorer households, but major challenges remain in providing for the 500 million employed in the informal economy.
Rumours of the collapse of the cryptoworld have been much exaggerated.
With 1.3 billion people in India under lockdown, how will it affect women, particularly those in rural areas?
The COVID-19 pandemic must be managed in India in a tense economic context and with a largely privatised health system.
A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.
India's leader has appealed for 'peace and brotherhood' after last week's violence left 43 dead in Delhi. In Modi's India, however, brotherhood requires religious minorities to know their place.
India's current citizenship policies alter the constitutional notion of citizenship and use it as a proxy for national belonging in othering minorities.
A shared commitment to democracy was always key to the India-US relationship – until Trump. A foreign policy expert explains what's on the agenda for Trump's trip to India and what's missing.