Stories By Smita Prakash
128 Jul 2015 Tue
India's opposition Congress Party is leading a charge against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his proposed Land Acquisition Bill, saying the government would be handing over agricultural land to capitalists close to the ruling BJP if the Bill becomes law.
222 Jul 2015 Wed
Baahubali: The Beginning has raked in US$55 million so far, breaking all box office records in India, even those for Bollywood movies.
316 Jul 2015 Thu
India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire along their disputed frontier on Thursday (Jul 16), barely a week after the prime ministers of both countries set an agenda for peace talks.
412 Jul 2015 Sun
Schools in India's rural areas are in a sorry state, with lack of toilet facilities causing students to drop out of school.
507 Jul 2015 Tue
India’s chronic rural poverty is a major obstacle to the country's ambition of becoming a dominant Asian power, according to a recent survey showing half of its rural population still lack regular income.
603 Jul 2015 Fri
The Aam Aadmi Party's decision on Tuesday to pass an amended bill allowing it to raise the value added tax on goods has got its supporters wondering if the party is veering off course.
730 Jun 2015 Tue
In a bid to get people to see daughters as an equal to sons, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people to post photos with their daughters on social media.
828 Jun 2015 Sun
Pressure is growing for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to come clean on the issues surrounding four female politicians.
925 Jun 2015 Thu
Sino-Indian relations took a downturn when China blocked an Indian move at the United Nations to seek an explanation from Pakistan for releasing from prison an alleged mastermind of the Mumbai terror attacks.
1023 Jun 2015 Tue
Criticism is mounting after the Delhi government released a television advertisement deemed by many to be sexist and anti-poor.