Pandemic worsened antimicrobial resistance in India
30 October 2022 | 5:37 pm
Resistance to antibiotic drugs was already a problem in India before the pandemic. Doctors say it's gotten a lot worse.
Kashmiri political parties are concerned that the inclusion of 2.5 million new voters in the Muslim-majority region will permanently disenfranchise Kashmiris.
India's lack of a national law on refugees has allowed the BJP government to pick and choose the asylum-seekers it wants to admit. Human rights activists suspect a political motive.
Known as one of the most prolific movie industries where larger than life actors have danced their way to the bank, Bollywood is facing one of its worst phases at a time when online streaming is also giving it tough competition.
India's Supreme Court recently ruled that same-sex couples are entitled to the same social benefits as traditional families. The breakthrough comes four years after the country decriminalised homosexuality. Yet members of the LGBT community often live in the shadows, rejected by their family or society at large.
Indian and Chinese soldiers are pulling out of one of three key border areas that have been a focus of bilateral tensions. Some border regions have seen deadly clashes in recent times.
A group of five women argues that the centuries-old Gyanvapi mosque in the holy Indian city of Varanasi was built after a Muslim emperor tore down a Hindu temple.
Russia’s military exercises and a new foreign policy doctrine are signaling further escalation with the West. Could this threaten to spark a global militarization? Our guests: Michael Thumann (Zeit), Sarah Pagung (DGAP), Alexey Yusupov (FES).
Business ties are high on the agenda at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Uzbekistan. The countries represented are huge potential markets for Russian energy, and Vladimir Putin has been pushing for closer ties. China and India in particular have increased their imports of Russian oil, natural gas and coal since the invasion of Ukraine.
There has been a shocking increase in sexual violence committed against Dalit women who languish at the bottom of India's caste system. But the issue is likely worse than it appears because so many crimes go unreported.
Apple said on Monday it will manufacture its latest iPhone 14 in India, as the tech giant moves some of its production away from China.
As India expands its road network, authorities are calling for an overhaul of safety systems and expanded availability of crash data. India's roads are among the most dangerous in the world.
Recent violence between Hindus and Muslims shocked the UK city of Leicester, which is home to a large South Asian community. Observers say the violence was spread by inflammatory coverage on Indian social media.
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