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Indian women wait outside to cast their votes at a polling station in Supana village in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India. Photograph: Rajat Gupta/EPA

Women make up about half of India’s population of more than 1.3 billion, but they continue to be poorly represented in parliament and state legislatur(...)

 Congress Party workers celebrate the party’s lead in votes counting and potential victory in assembly elections, with a cutout of party president Rahul Gandhi at party headquarter in New Delhi, India. Photograph: Rajat Gupta/EPA

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faces a damaging defeat by the opposition Congress Party in elect(...)

Since 2017, 65 million children in more than 60 countries have been immunised with Gavi-supported vaccines.

What do drones, smart fridges and wearable tech have in common? Apart from perhaps making your Christmas list this year, they are part of a global st(...)

Election material with pictures of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and Congress party president Rahul Gandhi in a shop in Bhopal. Photograph: Sanjeev Gupta/EPA

Rival political parties in India are vying to outdo each other in distributing assorted freebies to voters in elections in five states across the coun(...)

Aine Costigan lives in Halba, Lebanon, where she works as a programme director with Concern Worldwide.

This week Irish Times Abroad meets Aine Costigan, originally from Thomastown, Co Kilkenny, who works as a programme director with Concern Wo(...)

A damaged electric pole is pictured in a market after strong winds and dust storm in Alwar, in Rajasthan. Photograph: Reuters

Workers were rushing to restore electricity to scores of towns and villages in northern and western India on Friday after a powerful dust storm and th(...)

People walking under heavy rainfall and dust in the northern  town of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh state, India on Wednesday. Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images.

Dozens of people have been killed after a powerful dust storm and rain swept across parts of north and western India. At least 77 people have been re(...)

 Indian activists hold placards stating ‘Indian Government take stern action against the rapists’ as they protest Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) lawmakers  allegedly defending the accused in a high profile rape case. Photograph: Rajat Gupta/EPA.

When police in northern India went to court this week to file charges implicating eight men in the rape and murder of a Muslim child, they were confro(...)

The signs do not augur well for Steve Smith and in terms of Cricket Australia’s  ultimate response to the crisis.

Steve Smith looks set to be permanently stripped of the Australian captaincy and could face a ban of up to a year from representing the country follow(...)

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi (centre) with other workers cleaning a road, in New Delhi, India in 2014. Photograph: Indian Press Information Bureau/EPA

An Indian state health minister has been pictured urinating on a wall amid a nationwide drive to end public defecation and promote cleanliness and hyg(...)

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