Latest stories about India
16 September 2013
Indian-American Nina Davuluri faced a barrage of racist comments in social media after winning the Miss America pageant. Indians fumed, but also wondered about her chances of winning in India.
10 September 2013
Photographs of her dead body tangled in the wire were widely published at the time. The court's decision touched off a wave of anger in Bangladesh.
9 September 2013
A series of photographs reminds us that every child has the right to a protective environment.
5 September 2013
The South Asia Economic Summit , an annual meeting of civil society think-tanks has recently been concluded in Sri Lanka. Participants discussed regional issues and sought for more regional cooperation.
30 August 2013
While gender-related violence continues to rock India, with rape frequently making the headlines, a new campaign by UNICEF India turns the lenses on increasing sexual violence against children.
24 August 2013
India, reeling from the news of another woman gang-raped in Mumbai, is searching for a way to stop these sexual crimes.
23 August 2013
Thirty-five tribal children in Attappady, India have died so far this year due to malnutrition.
21 August 2013
Skin-bleaching products are a multi-million dollar industry in India, where fair skin is believed to be a precursor to success and dark skin is viewed as ugly.
10 August 2013
The Indian state of Kerala’s much loved monsoon has gone awry this year, with flash floods and deadly landslides devastating the area.
8 August 2013
The young innovators of Protasahan aren't expecting governments alone to make gender equality a reality in India. This post belongs to a series exploring post-2015 ideas for development.