India is marking 70 years of independence. It's an anniversary that also brings with it painful memories of partition: the country was split into Muslim-majority Pakistan and Hindu-majority India. Its PM used the occasion to address to the nation.
Indian politics took a radical turn 25 years ago when Hindu extremists demolished the Babri mosque in Uttar Pradesh. DW examines why the watershed event continues to divide India. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Who's fighting whom in Pakistan? Why does the country's powerful army continue to support some militant groups? DW examines the protracted conflict in the nuclear-armed nation and its possible effects on the region.
Although diplomatic relations between Germany and independent India were established in 1951, links between their two peoples can be traced back centuries, says Joachim Oesterheld, a German Indologist.
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.
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