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.
Rumours of the collapse of the cryptoworld have been much exaggerated.
With 1.3 billion people in India under lockdown, how will it affect women, particularly those in rural areas?
The COVID-19 pandemic must be managed in India in a tense economic context and with a largely privatised health system.
A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.
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.
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.
India has rejected recent offers on mediation over Jammu and Kashmir. But it should think again.
An estimated 2000 million women have undergone female genital mutilation and millions more are at risk. The practice is carried out mainly for cultural and economic reasons.
To be clear, I'm not advocating compulsory population control, here or anywhere. But we do need to consider a future with billions more people, many of them aspiring to live as Australians do now.
Surrounded by skyscrapers and high-end boutiques, 47th Street continues to operate like an Old World bazaar, with million-dollar deals sealed by handshakes and insured by a family's reputation.
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.
Rich Indian women are anxious about being recognised as members of an international elite.
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.