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.


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".


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 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.


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

War & Conflict

Choppy seas ahead as East Asian giants jostle

Beijing's cloak-and-dagger moves in the South China Sea and beyond has led to Tokyo and New Delhi become more amicable.

by Rupakjyoti Borah

Poverty & Development

The Hobson's choice of India in Afghanistan

New Delhi will have to stay the course in Afghanistan in the light of its long-term interests.

by Rupakjyoti Borah


Kanhaiya Kumar on sedition and 'freedom' in India

Indian student leader was arrested in New Delhi for allegedly shouting anti-India slogans.

Counting the Cost

India: The next global economic powerhouse?

We explore how India outpaced China as the world's fastest-growing economy but still struggles to reach its potential.

The Listening Post

Nationalists vs journalists: The sound of fury in India

We look at a sedition case that has sparked violent protests by ultra-nationalists and divided the media landscape.


India admits security gaps in deadly air base attack

PM Modi calls for "firm and immediate action" against those responsible for attack blamed on Pakistani assailants.

Head to Head

Is Modi's India flirting with fascism?

Ram Madhav, National General Secretary of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, on Hindu nationalism.


India PM Modi makes surprise Pakistan visit

Stopover in Lahore on way back from Kabul marks first visit by an Indian prime minister to Pakistan in over a decade.