As Hindu nationalism grows in India, and "beef lynchings" becoming more commonplace, Arundhati Roy's new novel "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness" explores what it means to live in a climate of fear.
By Elizabeth Flock
Nov. 8 will be remembered in India for a long time to come. In a televised speech to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that cash notes representing 86 percent of the country’s circulating currency would no longer be…
By Vikram Mansharamani
Millions of Indians crowded attempted to exchange 500- and 1000- rupee notes after the country's prime minister declared them defunct this week.
By Michael D. Regan
India, the world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, plans to ratify the Paris climate agreement on Sunday.
By Larisa Epatko
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a joint meeting of Congress today after years of being shunned in Washington over religious violence in his home state.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, a car bomb killed 11 and wounded 36 in Istanbul; Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed not to be intimidated by terrorism despite the city’s fourth such attack this year. Also, the leaders of the…
By Nancy Benac, Associated Press
LE BOURGET, France -- Call them the culprits of carbon. Leaders of the United States, China and India -- the world's top three carbon polluters -- engaged in some private diplomacy Monday on the sidelines of the international climate change…
By Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press
NEW DELHI -- President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.
NewsHour travels to Gujarat, India to explore Narendra Modi's policies. Modi has amassed supporters throughout the country who praise his economic vision by creating jobs and improving the country's infrastructure. But critics argue many states, whose residents live below the…
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