Opinion

BJP's Uttar Pradesh win: A turning point for Modi?

India is under the grasp of a majoritarian idea, and while constitutional rights remain, social isolation is worrying.

by Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Asia

Big win for Modi's party in India's most populous state

Boost for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the ruling BJP party declares landslide win in India's most populous state.

Asia

Indian Prime Minister Modi's party ahead in state polls

Victory for Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh would boost his chances of winning the 2019 general election.

Asia

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.

Politics

India court bans religion, caste in election campaigns

Supreme Court rules elections must be secular as it warns parties which select candidates based on their backgrounds.

Inside Story

Is the high value rupee ban in India a failure?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi defends his controversial decision to ban high value bank notes.

Business & Economy

India's Modi defends demonetisation decision

Move to withdraw high-value banknotes, which took toll on country's poor, called "historic purification ritual" by PM.

Bharatiya Janata Party

India's ruling BJP 'targeted' Aamir Khan for remarks

Party's ex-volunteer says IT Cell ran campaign to drop Aamir Khan as brand ambassador of e-commerce firm Snapdeal.

Politics

India to build world's tallest statue of medieval king

At 192 metres and costing $530m, the memorial off Mumbai's coast will be twice the size of the Statue of Liberty.

The Listening Post

India: Modi's radio show

We take a look at traditional radio broadcast in India and how it's being used by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Politics

India court jails 11 for life over Gujarat massacre

Conviction comes 14 years after religious violence that judge described as "one of the darkest days of civil society".

Opinion

Obama's pivot east fuels an Asian Cold War

Obama's pivot east has done little to contain China's strategic expansion.

by Tom Hussain

Head to Head

Transcript: Ram Madhav on Hindu nationalism

Read the full transcript of our discussion on Hindu nationalism in Modi-led India.

India

India convicts 24 for 2002 massacre of Muslims

Lack of evidence cited by judge for clearing 36 of involvement in religious violence in Ahmedabad in Gujarat state.

Opinion

The dragon comes to India's backyard

Beijing is trying to move into what New Delhi has traditionally seen as its own backyard.

by Rupakjyoti Borah