Benjamin Netanyahu wasn’t ousted just for typical political reasons, such as other politicians’ ambitions or grievances. He was thrown out because he was seen as a threat to democracy.
For 6 months farmers in India have been protesting new laws which could destroy their livelihoods, but still the government is refusing to back down.
This is a transcript of episode 15 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, which includes a story on the discovery of microscopic fungi at the world’s largest seed bank.
The pandemic’s not over yet, but these world leaders have already cemented their place in history for failing to effectively combat the deadly coronavirus. Some of them didn’t even really try.
Accessing India’s digital consumers is seen as the key to future growth for big tech companies like Facebook.
The humanitarian disaster in India has been made worse by a lack of accountability at the highest level in government.
India is in the grips of a health and humanitarian catastrophe, in stark contrast to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s declaration of readiness to fight the pandemic.
Protesters are defying orders to disband and are helping distribute food to hospitals and other people in need.
What the deal involves and why it matters.
Both at home and internationally Modi is facing intense scrutiny and criticism as the COVID death toll mounts.
The catastrophic surge in infections is a result of government mismanagement, cronyism and hubris.
As India’s COVID crisis deepens, the government is taking a harder line with any social media content it finds objectionable.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi prioritised vaccine exports over the domestic roll-out and encouraged large crowds at political rallies. Now, India is paying the consequences.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to show decisive leadership in not only controlling the surge of the virus, but also providing financial assistance to millions of urban poor.
India’s farmers have been protesting for months. An expert on India’s agricultural sector explains why governments in the past have paid heed to their demands.
The Modi government is more sceptical about free trade deals than previous Indian administrations, as evidenced by its decision not to join the RCEP trading bloc.
As the protests escalate, Modi’s grip on India’s internet communications remains as tight as ever.
India’s most populous state has brought in a law to police interreligious marriages, known as the ‘love jihad’ law. Here is what that means.
New agriculture laws in India could adversely impact the lives of millions of small farmers who struggle with low wages. Farmers are right to protest against laws that jeopardize their livelihoods.
The active participation of women in India’s farmers’ protests shows that the demonstrations are not only spaces of resistance and power but also of gender equity and empowerment.