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.
A Nigerian student pleaded with the foreign minister to intervene, saying it was a "life-threatening situation." Hundreds of people started attacking African students, alleging they were linked to the drug trade.
The recent attacks on Africans have raised concerns about the safety of foreigners in India and an alarming trend of hate crimes and racism in the country. What does it mean for India's pluralistic ethos?
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.
Despite India stiffening its laws on sexual crimes, nothing much has changed on the ground. A rash of sexual assaults recently once again sparked intense discussion about attitudes towards women. Murali Krishnan reports.
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