Until now, women rarely figured in G20 talks on economic growth. In India in particular, women have no access to investor and credit networks. Businesswoman Sucharita Eashwar is looking to change that. She helps women to set up their own businesses.
Respected journalist Gauri Lankesh, who edited a tabloid magazine in the southern state of Karnataka, was killed outside her home. She was an outspoken critic of right-wing Hindu nationalist politics.
Described as the "conscience of India" in Time's 2014 list of 100 most influential people, author Arundhati Roy has a voice that counts. Speaking in Berlin, she introduced her long-awaited second work of fiction.
An incident of "mass molestation" on New Year's Eve in Bangalore has put an ugly spotlight back on sexual assault against women in India. But some officials insist on blaming victims and western values.
Trash. It's a huge problem all over the world - especially in growing cities. From waste-pickers in Mumbai to board games in Bangalore, Sella Oneko explores how India, population 1.25 billion, deals with garbage.
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