Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta has opened the floodgates.
For as little as $4 a day Indian workers process dangerous, toxic waste by hand. This unregulated, highly polluting industry is hidden away from police eyes.
The bonhomie between Narendra Modi and Binyamin Netanyahu is rooted in the admiration of generations of Hindu nationalists for Israel.
One of the great success stories in healthcare, a quarter of the UK hospice sector is said to be close to collapse.
Selfies document women's struggles and accomplishments, as they step out from their traditional roles in the home, into the male-dominated public realm of the city.
Antibiotic resistance is common in bacteria where there's a large human population and poor sanitation. For the first time however, it's been found in the remote Arctic.
As global warming intensifies violent weather events, the most vulnerable countries affected need help to respond more effectively.
Hexanal, a chemical produced naturally by fruits and vegetables, may help keep produce fresher for longer.
With Muslim minorities in Europe projected to increase, what lessons can be learnt from India?
Bhutan, a poor country, ranks 26th out of 180 countries surveyed on corruption. How does the kingdom fight such issue and what can we learn from such experience?
The recent controversy, sloganeering and protests about Sabarimala temple in the Indian state of Kerala obscure the way that the media have used stereotypes of women and caste again and again.
Kumbh Mela is the world's largest congregation of people – so large, it's visible from space. However, river pollution is a major issue here and new solutions are needed.
Around 80% of the world's maritime oil trade passes through the Indian Ocean. And the economic and political might of the region is growing.
When India goes to polls in 2019, the incumbent BJP government will have much to answer about its record on accountability.
Australia's international relationships were tested in 2018. And the coming year may prove to be even more challenging.
Indians were promised they would be included in planning 100 smart cities and that everyone would benefit. But many of the millions of slum residents have had no say in their homes being destroyed.
Climate change is a serious threat now for poor people in developing countries, but the COP24 conference in Poland offered them little hope of near-term emissions cuts or economic aid.
If India really wants to stop sex trafficking, legislators might consider asking sex workers in Kolkata how they keep the Sonagachi red light district safe and exploitation-free.
We need a more nuanced approach to the world's last isolated peoples.
In late November, the foundation stone was laid for a new visa-free corridor between two Sikh gurdwaras on either side of the India-Pakistan border.