When India pulled all 500 and 1,000 rupee banknotes from circulation in 2016 it caused a catastrophic cash shortage. Eventually though enough new banknotes made it into circulation - among them the quirky 1-rupee bill.
When India’s central bank recently approved a $24.4 billion payout to the federal government, questions were raised whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi had pushed the bank into a more political role. So, has he?
The Indian government wants to reduce the country's high dependence on energy imports by shifting to biodiesel made from used cooking oil. But experts remain skeptical that its production can be boosted rapidly.
A study conducted by experts from India and Harvard University reveals that Indian women suffer gender bias while accessing health care. Gender stereotypes also prevent women from voicing their health problems.
A cow-related lynching in the state of Jharkhand was not prosecuted by police and went unnoticed by the public. The incident has become a symbol of the Indian government's inept handling of religious hate crimes
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