As a record drought hits India, its sixth biggest city Chennai has nearly run dry, villagers are abandoning their homes in search of water and farmers’ livelihoods are at risk.
The recent heatwave which has struck the Southern Indian city of Chennai has led to severe water shortages and left the city's residents with barely enough water to survive.
India's successes in technology should inspire other developing countries to embrace equally bold and inclusive digital ambitions, writes the founding Chairman of the Unique Identificatio...
Research into the social lives of women in rural India has revealed that local support groups can help provide a social network that is otherwise lacking for many.
India's solution to its widening gender inequality issue is to make public transport free for women. But the move is facing both support and criticism.
In reviving their inland waterways, India and Bangladesh are set to improve trading abilities and encourage investments, all leading to increased development in the South Asian region.
One school in India is trying to tackle the country’s plastic waste problem and improve education at the same time.
The town of Chandrapur experienced temperatures of 47.8°C on May 28th, making it the hottest place on earth that day.
India’s Prime Minister Modi stands on the cusp of history, argues the ORF's Manoj Joshi. He now has the chance to emerge as a transformational figure in the international arena
Public breastfeeding still carries a social stigma in India where mothers are expected to be covered head-to-toe.
India was one of the first countries to have a female leader, but more than five decades after Indira Gandhi became prime minister, women's participation in politics remains stubbornly low.
The world's second most populous country is now spending more on renewables than fossil fuels.
As the planet heats up, societies are looking for a way to cool the most vulnerable without adding to climate change. Nowhere is this double-headed problem more severe than India.
Two Indian creatives are using stickers and posters to make literature available to everyone – and they’re being pasted in public places around the world.
The cost of hysterectomies - often prescribed for treating minor ailments - is leaving families destitute and trapping them in debt bondage.