Business & Economy

How Indians dodged government's 'black money' clampdown

'[Black money] is gonna return to the same amount... There are loopholes. In India, there is a loophole for everything.'


India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

With a single rocket, India successfully put 104 satellites into orbit, breaking the previous record set by Russia.


Seven killed in separate Kashmir clashes

Pakistani soldiers, Indian troops and one suspected rebel killed in separate incidents in disputed region.


Incoming leader of India's Tamil Nadu state jailed

Chief Minister VK Sasikala sentenced to four-year jail term for corruption that prevents her from taking up her post.

Humanitarian crises

Kashmir: At a tipping point?

Inside the world's most militarised zone.


India's army kills four suspected rebels in Kashmir

Four suspected fighters and two Indian soldiers killed in gun battle in a village in Indian-administered Kashmir.


India: Modi faces biggest electoral test since 2014 win

Vote in India's most populous state widely seen as a referendum on prime minister's controversial banknote ban.

Women's Rights

Women in Uttar Pradesh are still waiting for justice

Rape survivors from the 2013 Uttar Pradesh riots have faced threats and harassment.

by Mariya Salim

Business & Economy

India asks UK to send back fugitive liquor tycoon

'Formal request' made for extradition of Vijay Mallya to face trial for financial fraud and defaulting on loan payments.


The Auction House: A tale of two brothers

Two brothers fight to save their family business, the oldest auction house in India, a piece of Kolkata's heritage.


India dithers on the Palestinian question

Arms deals and US influence is behind India's 25-year-old rapprochement with Israel.

by Vijay Prashad


Kashmir valley buried in snow

Road and airport closures isolate Srinagar as avalanche risk remains high


Can caste be banned from Indian politics?

Indian Supreme Court's ban on the use of caste in politics is admirable, but its practicality needs to be questioned.

by C S Dwarakanath

Women's Rights

India: Governor resigns after 'ladies club' allegations

Meghalaya state governor resigns after a petition signed by more than 80 employees accuses him of sexual misconduct.


Kashmir avalanche death toll climbs to 24

At least 24 people killed, including 20 soldiers, in a series of avalanches in Indian-administered Kashmir.