Stories By Zain Awan
121 Jul 2014 Mon
Smokers in India have been left fuming, after the government announced a hike in “sin taxes” for cigarettes in its latest budget. The government said the increased excise tax is an attempt to reduce tobacco-related deaths, but there are smokers who doubt the move will work.
211 Jul 2014 Fri
Despite a population of more than a billion, India does not feature as a football superpower. Fans of the game believe that too much red tape and too little infrastructure are the main culprits.
310 Jul 2014 Thu
While football is growing in popularity in India, it might take a little longer before the cricket loving country makes the swap to the beautiful game.
425 Jun 2014 Wed
India's most populous state Uttar Pradesh has seen a spate of violent crimes against women in the past month.
520 Jun 2014 Fri
Exiled Kashmiri Pandits have found new hope of returning to their homeland in the Indian-administered northern state of Jammu and Kashmir. But even as the new Indian government promises to expedite their safe return, some members of the community are sceptical about their future.
609 Jun 2014 Mon
India's heatwave has intensified, particularly in the north, with temperatures hitting above 40 degrees Celsius.
707 Jun 2014 Sat
In India where a rape is committed every 22 minutes, very often the country's rigid caste structure is a contributing factor.
829 May 2014 Thu
India's Congress Party is in introspection mode after it faced a disastrous defeat in the recently concluded general elections.
921 May 2014 Wed
With Indian prime minister-elect Narendra Modi's promise of building an investor-friendly environment, one of his likely priorities for foreign policy could be economic diplomacy.
1016 May 2014 Fri
Loved and loathed in almost equal measure, Narendra Modi is a vexingly polarising figure in India. He is the frontrunner in the race be the prime minister of India as the country suffers from a sluggish economy.