Regions / India
China has its vanishing girls. North Korea has its disappeared prisoners. And America has a generation of missing, jailed, and dead black men.
Together and individually, Kailash Satyarthi and Senator Tom Harkin — from opposite ends of the earth — have helped immeasurably to combat the worst forms of child labor.
Gone are the days when the U.S. accounted for over 40 percent of the world's billionaires, with Western Europe and Japan making up most of the rest.
Coal is a bad investment - for the poorest, for those consuming the power, for the World Bank, and more broadly, for all of us.
Theoretically Pakistan is poised to respond to Indian military retaliation for a terrorist strike with tactical nukes.
Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one of many reminders that the modern economy has not transcended the realities of undercompensated manual toil.
The U.S. 'pivot' to the South and East China Seas has energised the American industrial-military complex, dimming the prospects for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing disputes in the region.
The coverage of the Damini case has sparked a lively debate about how the Western media portrays rape culture abroad.
Rape may have reached its tipping point in India with the brutality of a recent incident.
Pakistan's perceived need for nuclear weapons may be vastly overstated.