Modi is running for his third consecutive term of office, but many believe he plans to remain in power indefinitely.
The Ram temple, built on the site of a destroyed mosque, could be used by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party to mobilise his Hindu nationalist supporters ahead of the elections.
This announcement by U.S. authorities could have potential ramifications for Indian politics, both at home and abroad, and could spur separatist activities in the Sikh diaspora.
The government’s use of the Hindi word for ‘India’ revives debates over whether Hindi should be the national language – and reopens some old wounds.
The move to rename India as ‘Bharat’ is part of a push by the Hindu nationalist right to create an ideologically pure state that in reality never existed.
A controversial low-budget Indian feature film about a discredited anti-Muslim conspiracy theory has been causing a political storm, going all the way to India’s Supreme Court.
The Biden administration is courting Indian leader Narendra Modi in part to deter China’s rise. But India’s decline in democracy could complicate relations.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and opposition politicians are courting the diaspora in the run-up to next year’s elections in India. What role does the diaspora play in Indian politics?
While the two incidents in Markham may not be directly linked to extremist groups, they have occurred within a global ecosystem of Islamophobia.
What are the two sides seeking from Albanese’s visit, and what does it mean for Australia-India relations?
This book succeeds well in describing and criticising, through many examples, how whiteness works.
A scholar on South Asian affairs traces the growth of Hindu nationalism, started by an atheist anti-colonial revolutionary, to the one adopted under Modi’s government.
While a lighthearted dating show, can Indian matchmaking get away with not exploring the turbulent politics of caste oppression and violence against Muslims in India?
Non-Kashmiris can now apply for domicile in the region, giving them access to jobs and property that were previoulsy reserved for Kashmiris.
National emergencies allow for the purest expressions of sovereign power, testing the government’s commitment to human rights. Some leaders are failing the coronavirus test, experts say.
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.
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.
A round-the-clock strike of Muslim women in a working-class neighborhood of Delhi is India’s most enduring pocket of resistance to religious discrimination, inequality and gender violence.
Violence against religious minorities around the world prompted the United Nations to mark a day for the victims in 2019. Here is a roundup of some key events around the world.
Many women, Muslims and members of oppressed castes in India lack government-issued ID. Yet these documents may soon be required to prove their citizenship.