Instead of making symbolic gestures, Indians need to pressure the government to establish effective environmental policies and programs.
Fourteen years after the Quad was first conceived, its leaders will meet for the first time face-to-face this week. China will dominate the conversations.
The vaccine-sharing initiative is still without its biggest donor – India – while rich countries are diverting spare doses towards youth and booster programmes.
To witness South Asian representation on a global platform is liberating, but what one is being represented for is of more importance, if not the most.
New laws making religious conversion more difficult aim to mobilise sentiment against Muslims, women and social mobility for lower castes.
Inequality within developing countries continues to rise.
Deobandi Islam, the religious school that the Taliban draw their ideology from, was set up in 19th century India to educate Muslim youth.
Kashmir has been in conflict since 1947, despite repeated UN and US interventions. An expert in security studies explains why international law has failed to keep the peace.
A public health scholar based in New Delhi explains how India has emerged from the massive spike in COVID-19 cases, even as the country braces for a new wave.
Lessons have been learned from the second wave, but vaccine supply and hesitancy are still big problems.
At the bottom of our carbon fears is a big black problem.
Nehru was a fervent believer in what became known as ‘non-alignment’ — perhaps his greatest contribution to the 20th century world.
An immense trove of the most important royal historical material for decades has just quietly been made public in the United Kingdom.
Dying in Varanasi is everyday. That’s not to say dying is ordinary. On the contrary, it is a sacred art form, a spiritual passage that is part of the daily practice of living.
India, Nigeria, Pakistan and South Africa lose thousands of trained doctors each year, lured away to work in richer countries – at great cost to their nation’s healthcare systems.
India is expected to overtake China this decade as the world’s most populous nation. That puts it at the heart of the global challenge to beat climate change.
More than two-thirds of requests to go to the UK were approved, compared to just 46% for trips to India and 59% to China.
Dams built in an earlier age are suddenly vulnerable as the climate shifts.
Prevention may be the best way to cope with the worldwide wave of treatment-resistant fungal pathogens.
India had the legal ability to classify migrant workers as internally displaced and offer them protection, but instead they were marooned and left to the mercy of fate.