Sudha G Tilak


India awaits verdict on sensational murders

Court to rule on Monday whether 13-year-old Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj were killed by her doctor parents.


India faces stinking reality on Toilet Day

About half of households are without functioning toilets, leaving women and girls most vulnerable.


Opinion divided over Indian opinion polls

Recent move by electoral body to solicit views on banning pre-poll surveys triggers debate and divisions.


Arvind Kejriwal: India's game-changer?

New entrant to electoral politics is putting up a formidable challenge to established parties in New Delhi.

Latin America

All-women travel takes off in India

Women-only travel clubs are growing across the country to cater to those empowered by education and employment.


'Bruised goddesses' hurt Indian feminists

Campaign that used images of battered Hindu goddesses to highlight crime against women is denounced as cheap tokenism.


India-Pakistan spy games take deadly turn

Recent death of two prisoners highlight plight of poor men caught up in distrust between nuclear rivals.

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India's 50 shades of white

In the world's biggest democracy, male politicians love wearing white, a colour associated with austerity and purity.


Death reveals dark side of Indian detentions

Alleged prison suicide of key accused in gang-rape case reignites debate on the alarming number of deaths in custody.


Crimes against women increase in India

As anti-rape protests continue in Delhi, statistics paint a bleak and worsening picture of gender-based violence.


Indian hanging raises doubts over timing

Parliament attack plotter's execution triggers debate over whether convicts are being selectively sent to the gallows.


Rahul Gandhi: Another son rises on India

Scion of Nehru-Gandhi family emerges as presumptive PM candidate, reinforcing India's penchant for dynastic politics.