Flights diverted as toxic smog chokes Delhi
Passenger flights serving the Indian capital were diverted as smog made visibility too poor for airlines to operate. The dire conditions in Delhi prompted politicians to trade blame for not tackling the crisis.
India: Free Transport for Delhi women
Delhi plans to make all publicly funded transport means free for women as a safety measure. The argument is that affordable transport will encourage more women to join the work force and allow more women access to public spaces dominated by men.
The typewriter's last bid for survival
For decades, scribes in Delhi have earned a living in the market, with their typewriters. But the business is becoming more and more difficult.
Deaths of sewage cleaners in Delhi spark outcry
Reports of the deaths of more than 10 sanitation workers India's capital, New Delhi, in recent months have thrown the spotlight on "manual scavenging," the illegal but rampant practice of cleaning untreated human waste by low caste communities.
Delhi’s Rohingya refugees under threat
The humanitarian crisis over Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority is worsening as India threatens to deport Rohingya refugees. DW’s Sonia Phalnikar revisited one refugee in Delhi to see how he’s been coping with the situation.
Increasing literacy rates in India still a challenge
In a digital age, literacy takes on added importance. One country still working to raise literacy levels is India. DW's Ashish Malhotra went to a village just outside Delhi where one girl is aiming to change her family's fortunes.