Narendra Modi is not the mild-mannered statesman he pretends to be.
New Delhi seethes as marchers demand U.S. 'restore the dignity' of defiled diplomat.
My ten-year-old was inspired by this film about how Muslim and Hindu children rise together out of poverty.
Wisdom from the Author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist.
Kamala Devi Harris deserves to be noticed for her achievements.
Millions of people have reason to rejoice.
For any woman in India or traveling to India, the concern is: “That could have been me.”
Shankar marked the fusion of the personal with the political.
Amitabh Pal reviews Behind the Beautiful Forevers, by Katherine Boo, and The Beautiful and the Damned, by Siddhartha Deb.
By yet again showing its disdain for free speech, the Indian government has done itself a big dishonor.
Here’s a trend to watch in the coming year: the rise of new economic powers.
The founder and director of Alternative Radio arrived at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi last Friday only to be sent back to the United States on the next plane.
Vandana Shiva is a burst of creative energy and intellectual power. Born in India in 1952, she is one of the Third Worlds most eloquent and passionate voices on the environment, womens rights, and sustainable development. She directs the Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Ecology in New Delhi. In 1993 she received the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the alternative Nobel Prize.
Amartya Sen of India won the Nobel Prize in economics in 1998 for his pioneering work on development issues. He has focused attention on the social sources of famine, poverty, and inequality, and he has highlighted the need for womens empowerment.
More than a decade after she burst onto the world literary scene with The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy is again working on a novel. She wouldnt say much about it, other than that Kashmir figures in it. She once told me, Fiction is the truest thing there ever was. But she is also drawn to write about politics.