Smartphones are a conduit for misinformation about the Indian election.
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India's parliamentary elections, now underway, will show how social media is affecting Indian society and government.
At 597 feet tall, India’s ‘Statue of Unity’ — celebrating independence hero Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel — is the world’s biggest statue.
Colossal public monuments to Hinduism are going up across India, sending an ominous message to the country's 260 million religious minorities.
Nigerians don’t trust the police and often resort to mob justice.
Nigeria is on the verge of passing a law to criminalise rampant mob lynching. Other countries have tried to do this and failed.
Activists protesting against the recently banned triple divorce.
AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Muslim women in India struggle with a host of challenges, such as widespread poverty and lack of access to education. Arbitrary divorce was only one of many injustices.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arriving to the Red Fort, New Delhi, India.
India's institutional architecture is been trampled over by the BJP in its attempt to get the better of its political rivals.
Assumptions, authoritarianism and errors are just a few of the ways in which the world could be confronted by a nuclear disaster, physicist and disarmament expert MV Ramana suggests in his book reviews.
A nuclear physicist and disarmament expert recommends reading on nuclear disasters, weapons, authoritarianism and climate change.
The Indian government risks a serious escalation of violence if the Pakistani government and militant groups in that country respond with even more attacks.
As the latest attack on an Indian army camp shows, India's shift in policy from strategic restraint to preemptive self-defence is a serious gamble.
Tens of thousands of Dalits protested against a lack of freedom – on India's Independence Day.
Aam Admi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal addresses supporters after a landslide win of historic proportions in the Delhi state election.
A taste of the unpredictable, raucous world of Indian politics came to the Adelaide Oval as India played Pakistan in their Cricket World Cup showdown. In front of me was an India supporter wearing a Modi…