Armed Bangladeshi gangs are kidnapping Indian fishermen for ransom, wreaking havoc, and threatening livelihoods.
A deep-seated cultural preference for boys is skewing India’s sex ratio and making slaves of women.
Nearly 2,500 children, including girls, have been taken by communist rebels with a new recruitment drive under way.
Baseball and football, together with dedicated individuals, are changing lives of many young girls in India.
Rural cancer patients cram train for city medical treatment of illnesses many link to the use of pesticides in farming.
Cafe run by acid attack survivors aims to remove stigma and also offers opportunity for financial independence.
More than 100 workers have died of starvation since West Bengal’s tea estates have begun shutting down.
Radioactive waste generated in three government owned mines spurs health fears in eastern Jharkhand state.
About 700,000 people in eastern Jharkhand state live amid fires triggered by mining of coal from the surface.
Poor and unable to find grooms for their daughters, many still seize men at gunpoint in what is known as pakadwa shaadi.