Stray dogs in Mumbai used to be caught and killed - if no one claimed them. Abodh Aras, the CEO of a local NGO called The Welfare of Stray Dogs, is fighting hard to make sure that this practice remains banished to the past.
Tensions have escalated between India and Pakistan after New Delhi launched airstrikes in Pakistani territory. DW takes a look at the turbulent history between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
"Period. End of sentence," the film which won an Oscar earlier this week, highlights prejudices against menstruating women in India. The film's producer Guneet Monga spoke to DW about raising awareness on women's health.
Millions of people in the northeastern Indian state of Assam fear losing citizenship and a life of limbo after they were left off a draft national register for citizens.
The cow is a holy animal for Hindus, with religious zealots ready to take on anyone harming the divine creature. But the growing number of stray cows is proving to be a bane for both Indians and their bovine gods.
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