As the elections get underway in the world's biggest democracy, much of the rural population doubts that their lives will change too much.
November 19, 2017, marks the 100th birth anniversary of ex-Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, whose consequential tenure at the helm means her legacy continues to shadow many current political debates in the country.
India's creaky public healthcare system has spawned a network of private hospitals that is driven by profits. Over the years it has led to medical malpractices at the cost of gullible patients. Murali Krishnan reports.
PM Modi's move to abruptly withdraw all high-value currency notes from circulation remains highly contentious a year on, with former PM Manmohan Singh calling it "a black day" for India's economy and democracy.
At least eight Australian lawmakers have lost their seats in parliament after discovering they have dual citizenship. In a bid to stave off a "constitutional crisis," some lawmakers have urged constitutional amendments.
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