by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 25, 2014
An area about the size of California and Texas combined is degraded and one quarter is facing desertification, according to India’s environment minister, Prakash Javadekar.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 16, 2014
The recent record-breaking heat wave that scorched much of India last week has claimed at least 169 lives in the state of Andhra Pradesh in the southeast of the country.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 10, 2014
Riots broke out across the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh over the weekend. Electricity substations were torched and power company officials taken hostage.
by Hayes Brown Posted on June 3, 2014 Updated: June 3, 2014
More than one billion people around the world lack access to proper sanitary facilities, and it's placing women in danger of rape.
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on June 2, 2014 Updated: June 3, 2014
Women protesting against the lax response to the rape and murder of two teenage girls faced police water cannons as a result.
by Hayes Brown Posted on May 30, 2014
Two days after a horrific rape, the head of India's most populous state doesn't seem very perturbed.
by Ari Phillips Posted on May 20, 2014 Updated: May 20, 2014
Four hundred million Indians, more than the population of the United States and Canada combined, lack electricity. India's newly elected Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is promising to bring power to those in need by 2019.
by Hayes Brown Posted on May 16, 2014 Updated: May 16, 2014
The largest election in history just concluded in the world's largest democracy. Here's what you need to know.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 15, 2014
New research uncovers a link between Asia's dirty air and the odd colder weather in North America.
by Carimah Townes Posted on April 8, 2014
Pop culture news you should know, including the latest Battlestar Galactica announcement and an amazing performance from hip hop greats.