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 A  child walks on the partially dried Yamuna river bed in New Delhi, where groundwater is decreasing at an alarming rate. Photograph: EPA/Harish Tyagi

The enduring water scarcity in India’s crowded capital, New Delhi, is not only causing widespread hardship to millions, but also demonstrating the wid(...)

A man uses a hand pump to fill up a container with drinking water as others wait in a queue on a street in Chennai, India. Photograph: P Ravikumar/Reuters

More than 600 million people dependent on agriculture have been adversely affected by drought conditions across swathes of India. Soaring temperatur(...)

Indian voters stand in queue to cast their votes at a polling station as security personnel stand guard during India’s general election in Amoni village, in northeastern state of Assam on April 11th. Photograph: Biju Boro/AFP/Getty

Millions of Indians voted on Thursday in the first of seven rounds of polling in the country’s general elections, in which prime minister Narendra Mod(...)

In the slums of Bangalore, people gather raw material for a multibillion-euro industry. Here, human hair is a valuable commodity that fetches a hig(...)

Shaw develops accredited online courses such as photography, nutrition, marketing and technology. Photograph: iStock

A Dublin-based low-cost higher education provider will successfully exit examinership today having secured more than €7 million in new investment. Sh(...)

 Potential unicorns such as Checkr and Earnin are building businesses off the last generation of unicorns by offering services to them. Photograph: Getty Images

Technology startups worth $1 billion, once as rare as unicorns, are now plentiful enough and old enough that there is a new generation behind them – o(...)

A night bazaar in Hyderabad.

There’s barely time to take in the size of the mirror-panelled headquarters of ICICI Bank in Hitech City housing 22,000 employees – it’s so humongous (...)

Mr Justice Denis McDonald said he was satisfied to appoint insolvency practitioner Stephen Tennant of Grant Thornton as interim examiner to the group. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The High Court has appointed an interim examiner to a group of companies that provides 70 online education courses to more than 4.5 million students g(...)

New to the Parish: Swathi Sasidharan with her husband, Sajeevan Achuthan, and children, seven-year-old Aadvika and four-year-old Anwita. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

Swathi Sasidharan fell in love with writing when she was three years old. She knew her parents planned for their only daughter to pursue a career in m(...)

Actor-turned-politician Divya Spandana: has been accused of “appreciating the people of Pakistan, India’s nuclear rival”. Photograph: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty

A court in India’s southern Karnataka province has adjourned a sedition case against a politician for praising the people of neighbouring Pakistan and(...)

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