India celebrates its 75th anniversary of independence today. As a fellow member of the Commonwealth, Australia wasn’t always supportive of India’s ambitions for self-determination.
India’s recent Tuberculosis survey showed worse results than expected.
The penal code of India still contains an exception for rape within marriage. A court case could be about to change that.
Bollywood is demonstrating a renewed purpose of creating new national myths, such as 83’s retelling of India’s first win at the cricket world cup.
Research on the experience of Indian international students shows the importance of strong social networks for a productive and fulfilling time in Australia.
After health systems collapsed due to COVID, India’s hospitals are once again buckling, but this time due to Dengue.
After a year of protests, farmers in India have succeeded in having new laws that threatened their livelihoods repealed.
The festive season in India did not lead to any surges and the prediction of a third wave during October–November did not turn out to be right.
New laws making religious conversion more difficult aim to mobilise sentiment against Muslims, women and social mobility for lower castes.
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.
Recovering from COVID and then getting vaccinated, known as hybrid immunity, is more potent than being infected or vaccinated alone.
India’s poor and vulnerable should be vaccinated first, but their needs have been ignored.
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.
Delta plus might reduce the efficacy of the vaccines currently in use. But we can’t be sure because we’re yet to see good data on this variant.
Years of underfunding and commercialisation have led India’s health system to its current state of collapse.
COVID treatment guidelines in India specify higher doses of steroids than other countries, which could be to blame for the rise in mucormycosis or “black fungus”.
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.
As the peak of India’s COVID crisis approaches, the country desperately needs more help from the international community.
The Indian government has been keeping an eye out for India’s vaccine producers by not approving any other vaccines, and by letting them charge what they want. It’s the people who are suffering.