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2020/05/26 | Deutsche Welle
India Restarts Domestic Air Travel After Two Months, Amid Chaos
The resumption of domestic flights in India was marked by chaos as several flights were canceled without passengers being warned in advance. Regional rules also complicated the resumption of travel.
2020/04/10 | Nicole-Ann Lobo
Empty Gestures, Full Hospitals: India Under Covid-19 Lockdown
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invoked religious symbolism to distract from the health and economic catastrophe that awaits in India.
2020/04/07 | Deutsche Welle
Coronavirus: Trump Warns India of Retaliation Over 'Game-Changer' Drug
The U.S. president has touted hydroxychloroquine as a "gift from God" in its potential to cure COVID-19. But India, the world’s main supplier of generic drugs, has banned its export.
2020/02/25 | The Conversation
Indian Women Join a Global ‘Fourth Wave’ Feminist Movement
Thousands of women across India are protesting the country's anti-citizenship law and gender discrimination.
2020/02/20 | Deutsche Welle
Sexism in Indian Army: Top Court Ruling Shatters Glass Ceiling for Women Officers
India's top court this week ordered the government to grant permanent commission to female officers in the army, paving the way for female army officers to be treated on par with their male colleagues.
2020/02/05 | Shalmoli Halder
Women and Students Are Leading India's Citizenship Protests
In India, women are leading protests against the government's discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act by staging indefinite sit-ins.
2020/01/03 | Deutsche Welle
Asia's Richest Man, Mukesh Ambani, Takes on Amazon With New Online Marketplace
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's foray into Indian e-commerce with an online shopping platform called JioMart is expected to take on the likes of giants such as Amazon and Flipkart in the fast expanding sector.
2019/12/20 | Deutsche Welle
India: Curfew, Internet Closures as Citizenship Protests Continue
Indian police have imposed strict security measures amid protests over a citizenship law discriminating against Muslims. At least seven people have died so far in the ongoing unrest.
2019/12/12 | Deutsche Welle
Indian Parliament Approves Citizenship Bill, Sparking Protests
Protesters in India's ethnically diverse northern regions clashed with police, as the contentious bill passed the upper house of parliament. Muslims would be excluded from the fast-track citizenship laws.
2019/12/10 | Deutsche Welle
India Parliament Passes Citizenship Amendment Bill
For the first time, India would use religion as a legal basis for determining nationality, if the bill passes the upper house too. It's part of the Hindu nationalist strategy promoted by Narendra Modi.
2019/11/27 | Deutsche Welle
India Proposes Nationwide Citizen's List, Muslims Fear Discrimination
India has proposed creating a list of all people who legally fulfill Indian citizenship requirements. Opponents fear the list could be used to target minority groups.
2019/11/12 | Op-Ed
OPINION: Solution to Kashmir Conflict Lies in East Timor
The UN should look to resolve the Kashmir dispute b reviewing the example of East Timor's independence movement.
2019/11/04 | Deutsche Welle
Kashmir: Independence Activists Draw Inspiration From German Reunification
Calls for a free Kashmir are becoming louder on both sides of the divided region. Can the German reunification model be applied to the India- and Pakistan-ruled Kashmir? And what can Kashmiris learn from it?
2019/09/05 | The Conversation
India's New Law to Protect Muslim Women Divides Feminist Groups
India passed a law criminalizing "triple talaq" — the controversial Muslim practice of instant divorce — and making it punishable with up to three years in prison. But Muslim women in the country are divided over the court ruling.
2019/09/02 | The Interpreter
The Intractable Conflicts Over Kashmir, Explained
The Indian government has cut off telecommunications in Kashmir since August 4 with no resolution in sight. What's the story behind the lockdown?
2019/08/28 | Mehk Chakraborty
In the Silenced Kashmir, Dissidents Are Protesting With Artful Expressions
Artists, poets, visual journalists are expressing their dissent and preserving Kashmir through various forms of artistic expression.
2019/08/09 | TIME
India Has Seized Kashmir, but Not the Hearts and Minds of Kashmiris
Beyond the geopolitics, it’s hard to see how India will win the hearts and minds of ordinary Kashmiris, who woke up on August 5 to find their Internet cut off.
2019/07/16 | The Interpreter
India's Ongoing Water Crisis Impacts 600 Million People
Indian cities are forced to truck in drinking water, farms are failing, and the situation grows more desperate.