India's Clampdown on Kashmir Threatens Afghanistan Peace Negotiations
Pakistani officials warn Indian military action on the border may derail Taliban–U.S. negotiations in Doha, Qatar.
The Largest Dam Ever Built in India Could Cause More Harm Than Good
The government-backed project is aimed at preventing flooding in downstream areas but the possible environmental impact on local communities could outweigh the dam's benefits.
Chennai, India, Is Running Out of Water. Other Cities Will Be Soon.
The coastal city is the first major metropolitan area in India to deal with such an extreme water shortage, but several large cities around the world may soon face a similar crisis.
'The Romance of Believing in Justice': On Arundhati Roy's New Book of Essays
Roy's essays about the environmental and human costs of late-capitalist development read as dispatches from a recent past that will also be our future.
Viewfinder: Creating Low-Cost Sanitary Pads for Menstrual Hygiene Day
Members of the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) make low-cost sanitary pads at their facility in Ahmedabad, India. May 28th marks the sixth annual Menstrual Hygiene Day, created to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management.
PepsiCo Tells Farmers: 'Join Us or Grow Other Potatoes'
How plant patents work in the U.S. and India.
In India, New Tactics Are Being Implemented to Prevent Human-Elephant Clashes
These conflicts are particularly apparent in the Hassan district of Karnataka, the state housing India's largest population of Asian elephants.
Could the Conflict Between Pakistan and India Lead to Nuclear War?
Experts say it's unlikely, but Pakistan's lack of a "No First Use" doctrine for nuclear weapons means it's not impossible.
Viewfinder: Protests Continue in India After Two Women Enter One of the Country's Holiest Temples
Clashes broke out in southern India for a second day on January 3rd as Hindu hardliners went on a rampage, seeking to enforce a general shutdown in protest over two women entering Sabarimala Ayyapa.
Should There Be a Global Blueprint for How Governments Handle Biometric Data?
A recent court decision in India could provide some guidelines, but every solution should be based on an individual country's needs, demographics, and history.
Viewfinder: Celebrating India's Landmark LGBT Victory
A member of the LGBT community celebrates the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex in Mumbai, India, on September 6th, 2018.
Inside the Struggling Effort to Bank the Indigenous Women of Mumbai
Despite a recent government initiative aimed at providing financial services to women in India, the populations most in need of assistance aren't seeing the benefits.
Viewfinder: Taking Shelter From Floodwaters in India
People rest at a relief camp in Aluva on August 22nd, 2018, in Kerala, India, where rescue efforts continue this week.
Can Portable Schools in India Keep Kids Off the Streets?
Operating out of a remodeled shipping container at a busy traffic junction, Signal School is making education more accessible for homeless children in India.