The leaders of five of the world's major emerging powers have called for UN Security Council reform to give developing nations more of a say on pressing global issues.
India’s population has reached 1.21 billion – 17.5 per cent of the world population and nearly equal to the combined population of the US, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Bangladesh and ...
A leading Indian scientist and advisor to the Delhi government has called for a moratorium on all nuclear projects in India, in the wake of the disaster in Japan.
Airline tickets were in short supply in Japan on Thursday as more foreign governments advised their citizens to get out of Tokyo in the wake of the devastating earthquake that hit the country.
Japan is struck by earth and sea quake; Pakistan's internal strife and confusing poverty alleviation, politics and justice in Bangladesh with the case of Grameen bank founder
This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear a “This I Believe” essay from listener Prithwiraj Purkayastha.
A hazy outlook for the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, allegations of corruption directed at an anti-corruption boss in India, heavy sentences in 2002 Gujarat train-fire case and killing religious ...
Thousands of HIV-positive protesters gathered in New Delhi on Wednesday to denounce EU trade demands they say would make life-saving drugs too expensive for millions of people with the virus.
The 31 Muslims found guilty last week on murder and conspiracy charges in connection with a fire on a train carrying Hindu pilgrims have been handed 11 death sentences and 20 life terms.
India on Monday announced a 17-per-cent increase in social spending in the annual budget. The spending plans include widespread subsidies for farmers and the poor.