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.
The COVID-19 pandemic must be managed in India in a tense economic context and with a largely privatised health system.
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.
During a recent visit to India, Trump spoke at the world's largest cricket stadium. Cricket came to India in the 18th century through British sailors and is a revered cultural institution in India.
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.
India has rejected recent offers on mediation over Jammu and Kashmir. But it should think again.
The Modi boom was built on sand – and now the tide has come in.
A history of Jawaharlal Nehru University, and why its students are fighting to protect the radical roots of its founding ethos.
Indian student protests suggest Indian universities have successfully educated youth to participate and lead in public life. For exercising this right, students have been beaten and detained.
India has been working to expel or repress Muslim minorities. Nearly two million residents of India’s eastern state of Assam are at risk of losing citizenship.
India's updated citizenship act violates its constitution by allowing discrimination on religious grounds.
As new citizenship law will further discriminate against people on religious basis in India's north-eastern Assam, local activists are uniting across the region to help distressed residents.
Today’s autocrats rarely use brute force to wrest control. A human rights and international law scholar details the modern authoritarian's latest methods to grab and hold power.
India's Supreme Court has allowed a Hindu temple to be built on the disputed site of a 16th-century mosque. The verdict could have long-term ramifications for India's tradition of religious diversity.
India's Modi government has used populist rhetoric to scare the public and turn Kashmiri Muslims into symbols of terrorist violence. The news media in India seems to be following along.
India's Prime Minister Narenda Modi shared a stage with President Donald Trump at an event for the Indian diaspora in Texas.
In India's far northeast, tensions are beginning to emerge in the 22-year peace process to end India's longest insurgency.
Roughly translating as 'Hindu-ness', Hindutva reframes the majority religion more as an identity, stoking tensions and intolerance of Muslims.
The situation in Kashmir shows that colonisation isn't just done by Europeans – India has a long history of it too.