Construction demands and a lack of accountability help sustain illegal sand mining in India, as well as the notorious network of organized crime that has developed around it.
The poisoning of some 200 people earlier this week in Uttar Pradesh highlights a long-running problem within India, where unregulated moonshine is widely consumed.
India's social conservatism makes it difficult for most people to talk frankly about sex, whether in the case of birth control or in the prevention of sexually transmitted infections.
Last month, Indian voters handed a sweeping victory to a political party that has historic ties to a Hindu extremist group that believes that India—the polyglot, multi-faith subcontinent—is in fact a Hindu nation. Now that they're in power, what does...
The Congress Party, it turns out, lost badly amid wide dissatisfaction with the country’s infrastructural development.
The results of India's general election were announced today, making official what most polls predicted: an unprecedented defeat for India's historically dominant center-left party. But the cycle of political births and deaths in India has spun this...