Many years of work by Amartya Sen and an international team of academics has culminated in the reopening, after eight centuries, of Nalanda University — funded mainly by the governments of India, Japan and China — to its first batch of graduate students in ...
South Asian well-wishers of Indian Prime Minister Nerendra Modi may not be amused to hear that books will be sent to the schoolchildren of Gujarat, describing an "undivided India" that encompasses the nation-states of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
It's been almost forgotten that more than 1 million subjects of undivided colonial India fought in World War I for the Allies — about 75,000 lost their lives — following a massive recruitment drive by their British masters. The new age of nationalism ...
Millions of adult Indians enthusiastically propagate a fairy tale that says once a strong government brings billions of dollars of "black money" home, India will cease being poor and take its rightful place among the superpowers of the world.
Might the history of Indian soccer have taken a different turn if India's football federation had decided to send the golden generation of the '40s to the World Cup in 1950?
Even those Indians who are assumed will automatically vote their caste in the current election have choices and will make a number of fairly sophisticated mental trade-offs.
A male Indian novelist chips away at the simplistic picture of the gender wars in India, whose men, according to a OECD survey, spend just 19 minutes a day on "routine housework."