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.
Opposition-led protests have unfolded across India over surging fuel prices, a key issue ahead of next year's general election. Pockets of the country saw protesters block trains and vandalize cars.
Acute water shortage in Bengaluru, nicknamed the Silicon Valley of India, has prompted warnings it would be the next major global city to potentially run out of water. Conservationist Vishwanath Srikantaiah disagrees.
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.
Three journalists have allegedly been killed for reporting on corruption in the Indian states of Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. Their deaths underline dangers faced by journalists in the country. Murali Krishnan reports.
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