As Chinese products flood India markets, New Delhi demands fairness
India is determined to bridge a ballooning trade deficit of about $50 billion.
Entrepreneurs got no respect from men in their community until their dairy business took off
Today, the seven businesswomen churn out milk products, such as cream and yogurt, worth about $7,000 monthly.
Street art transforms India slum into a picture-perfect neighborhood
Colorful outdoor paintings instill community pride in Mumbai.
Will India’s ‘Modicare’ be the world’s largest public health insurance plan?
Ambitious plan has the potential to be a game-changer for the 63 million people who are driven into poverty every year by health care expenses.
Mumbai’s famous lunchbox carriers add the poor and hungry to their delivery list
About 5,000 lunchbox carriers distribute more than 100,000 home-cooked meals to office workers and now these men are using their food distribution skills to deliver leftover food to the needy.
Bollywood tackles taboo subject with film about menstruation
A new movie pushes menstruation into the headlines in India, where shopkeepers discreetly pack sanitary napkins in black plastic bags under the counter so that they’re not visible.
These homeless kids go to school in a shipping container
Since India’s street children don’t attend regular classes, a special school comes to them under a busy overpass near Mumbai.
Why Mumbai’s largest slum is a popular stop for foreign tourists
Thriving entrepreneurship shatters slum stereotypes by producing goods worth $1 billion.
India Citizen Registry sparks fears of Muslim disenfranchisement
India’s nationalist government has made it easier for non-Muslim immigrants to gain citizenship while Muslims who’ve been left off the citizenship roster say the government is biased against them.
India reconsiders a British-era law that criminalizes homosexuality
Activists hope for a strong law protecting gay rights that could help change attitudes in a country where the subject of homosexuality is largely taboo.