India's currency, the rupee, has plunged in value. Many local people are feeling the effects of monetary policies from across the world.
As India celebrates the Hindu festival of Diwali, marked by bursting firecrackers and lighting lamps, the ban on fireworks in Delhi has cast a dark shadow on traders. Some say it will take out fun from the festival.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has told the US Congress that interest rates will not have to rise much further. Politicians are concerned that three rate rises have taken place amid an uneven economic recovery.
The world’s most powerful central bankers are gathering in the US to exchange views over the myriad of problems and uncertainties they confront. But they will do their utmost not to send any clear signal to the markets.
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.
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