India

India's richest corner 73 percent of wealth: Oxfam

Bottom half of population saw just one percent increase in their wealth last year, says report by anti-poverty charity.

India's richest corner 73 percent of wealth: Oxfam

Opinion

Netanyahu in India: What was swept under the carpet

During Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's visit, the Indian media and the Modi government kept quiet on a few major issues.

Vijay Prashad

by Vijay Prashad

Vijay Prashad

Benjamin Netanyahu

Modi's open embrace of Israel

Indian Prime Minister Modi accords warm welcome to Netanyahu as the two countries move to strengthen relations.

India's Modi gives warm welcome to Israel's Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu

What's expected of Netanyahu's first visit to India?

Indian PM receives Netanyahu at the airport as the Israeli leader begins six-day trip to cement closer ties.

Defence, trade and Bollywood: Netanyahu visits India

India

India adopts law to criminalise instant divorce

Muslim men found guilty of divorcing a wife through triple talaq-style of divorce could end up in jail for three years.

India seeks to criminalise instant triple talaq divorce

Opinion

What India's BJP lost in the Gujarat elections

The ruling BJP's narrow win in Gujarat shows that all is not lost for the opposition.

Apoorvanand

by Apoorvanand

Apoorvanand

India

India: Gujarat vote test for Modi's popularity

A win in his home state will help to dismiss critics who say his party's support base is eroding in the wake of his unpopular economic policies.

Narendra Modi

What's behind Modi's 'huge popularity' in India?

Nearly nine out of 10 Indians say they have a favourable view of Modi while critics question the timing of Pew poll.

What's behind Narendra Modi's high popularity in India?

Inside Story

Has India's new currency policy worked?

In November 2016 India's government withdrew several high denomination banknotes as a way to combat corruption.

Business & Economy

'Demonetisation was illegal': Indians rally one year on

Opposition parties say PM Modi's decision to ban high denomination notes was anti-people and harmed the economy.

'Black Day' protests mark demonetisation anniversary

Narendra Modi

Modi's cash gamble that divided India

Government of PM Modi says demonetisation helped fight corruption but opposition says it caused pain to millions.

Demonetisation: Modi's cash gamble that divided India

The Listening Post

The chill effect: Is India's media running scared?

Much of India's media spurns a scoop about the son of PM Modi's right-hand man. Plus, NFL as platform for race politics.

Asia

India awaits sentencing of sect leader

PM warns against further clashes after deaths of at least 30 in the streets amid angry protests over guilty verdict.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to be sentenced for rape

Inside Story

Will right to privacy pose a threat in India?

India's Supreme Court judges say privacy is a fundamental right, but government leaders argued against the claim.

Asia

India's top court rules privacy is a fundamental right

Landmark verdict could have far reaching consequences for government's biometric identification programme.

India's top court rules privacy is a fundamental right