India has a high rate of illiteracy, especially among older women in rural areas. The state of Maharashtra is aiming to change that. But these grannies get more out of their classes than the ability to read and write.
The opposition leader is being sued for his comments accusing RSS of assassinating Indian freedom icon Mahatma Gandhi. The Gandhi scion, who heads the opposition Congress party, has pleaded not guilty.
A transport startup backed by Richard Branson has inked a deal to build a Hyperloop system between the Indian cities Mumbai and Pune. It's unclear, though, if the technology addresses India's infrastructure bottlenecks.
A unique "grandmothers' school" in Maharashtra, western India, teaches older women to read and write for the first time. But the initiative also highlights the odds that women's education is up against in the country.
ATMs in multiple Indian states aren't dispensing cash anymore. While the government scrambles to pinpoint the cause for the crisis, PM Narendra Modi's demonetization move in November 2016 is back under the spotlight.
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