Despite three decades of anti-child labor laws, millions of children are still forced to work - many in dire conditions and at the expense of their schooling.
A decision to omit the Taj Mahal from a tourism booklet has ignited controversy in India, with the ruling BJP party being accused of excluding non-Hindu heritage sites. Murali Krishnan reports.
Indian human rights lawyer Colin Gonsalves has been awarded the 2017 Right Livelihood Award "for his tireless and innovative use of public interest litigation." DW looks at his struggle to uphold human rights in India.
Illegal construction along Delhi's Yamuna River is rampant, eliminating floodplains. This leaves the city vulnerable to floods, and is affecting its groundwater levels.
India's parliament has passed a revised labor bill that bans children less than 14 years of age from doing hazardous jobs but allows them to work in family businesses. Rights groups have slammed the new act.
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