/ Mar 7, 2017

'Hormonal' women need protecting, Indian minister says

Female students need curfews to protect them from their own “hormonal outbursts,” India’s women’s minister has said, sparking ridicule on social media. Many Indian universities inflict curfews on women while allowing male students freedom to stay out at night, a policy that critics say ...

Deaths from India air pollution rivaling China

Feb 25, 2017

Deaths from India air pollution rivaling China

India’s air now rivals China’s as the world’s deadliest, according to a new study amid warnings that efforts to curb pollution from coal will not yield results anytime soon. India’s notoriously poor air quality causes nearly 1.1 million premature deaths every year, almost on ...

Japanese power utilities join investors in India's energy sector

Feb 21, 2017

Japanese power utilities join investors in India's energy sector

A joint venture between two major Japanese electric power companies is looking to explore more business opportunities in India’s energy market with a particular focus on renewable energy, joining a growing list of investors betting big on the country’s clean energy sector. “We have ...