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The miners have been trapped since Dec. 13, casualties of Meghalaya state’s rampant illegal mining.

  • Jan 11, 2019

The recruitment effort is a potent sign of the country’s employment troubles.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh’s increasingly authoritarian leader, trounced the opposition in an election few consider fair.

  • Dec 31, 2018

The recent killing of seven protesters by India’s security forces is part of a grim pattern.

  • Dec 23, 2018

The power struggle between the president and prime minister threatened to derail the country’s democracy.

  • Dec 16, 2018

Tensions between the Reserve Bank of India and the Modi government have increased dramatically ahead of national elections next year.

  • Dec 12, 2018

As national elections loom, the BJP appears to be losing its grip on the northern heartland states crucial to its success. 

  • Dec 11, 2018

New research found that 1 in 8 deaths last year were attributable to air pollution.

  • Dec 7, 2018

As he prepares to seek reelection, the Indian leader has chosen his public comments carefully.

  • Nov 28, 2018

India has dropped out of the top spot in global poverty rankings and Nigeria has taken its place, part of a striking change in where the world's poorest live.

  • Jul 10, 2018
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