Just a few hours before the world learned of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8, India was busy getting rid of traces of its British colonial past. At the instigation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an avenue built by the British and originally called the "Kingsway" has been renamed "Kartavya Path", which means "path of duty" in Hindi.
India is taking over the G20 presidency amid tough times, with the world confronting a raft of geopolitical and economic crises.
11 Mar 2022
The BJP is projected to win four of the five states that went to the polls over the past month. The results could set the course for India's general election in 2024.
21 Dec 2020
Prime Minister Modi has made an unexpected stop at a Sikh temple in New Delhi. His visit comes as angry farmers — many of them Sikh — are protesting laws they claim give more power to big companies.
11 Dec 2020
We take a look ongoing protests in India against PM Narendra Modi's controversial agricultural reform plans. For some editorialists, the now two-week-long protests should force the Indian government into rethinking future changes. We also look at the pornography company Pornhub's response to criticisms it profits from exploitation. Finally, we discuss a possible solution to online misunderstandings.
31 Oct 2020
Three workers, including a local youth wing leader, for India's Hindu-nationalist BJP were killed in Kashmir. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the attack on his party's members.
9 Aug 2020
The Ram temple is being built on the site of a mosque that was demolished in 1992. About 175 people are attending the event.
18 Jun 2020
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi salutes the 20 Indian soldiers who were killed in clashes with Chinese troops on the Asian giants' border.
17 Jun 2020
China says it does not want to see any more clashes on the border with India after fighting that killed at least 20 Indian soldiers. Meanwhile, India is awaiting the response of nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
1 Mar 2020
Days of deadly riots in New Delhi have pitted Hindus against their Muslim neighbours, in the worst sectarian violence to hit the Indian capital in decades. How did we get here? And how much blame can be attributed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist agenda? We sit down with Indian historian, novelist and filmmaker Vijay Singh.
28 Feb 2020
While the visiting US President was hailing Indian Prime Minister Modi as a "defender of religious freedom", lynch mobs were gearing up for a third night of rioting, the worst Delhi's seen in decades. What had started Sunday as clashes over the Hindu nationalist government's new citizenship law has since turned into a full-blown anti-Muslim rampage. With police accused of standing idle, opposition parties are calling for the resignation of Home Secretary Amit Shah. We'll measure the government's response
28 Dec 2019
Police officers detain protesters in buses and police vans as they demonstrate in New Delhi against a citizenship law considered anti-Muslim. Twenty-seven people have died in two weeks of at times violent demonstrations after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government made it easier for non-Muslims from three countries to be naturalised.