Delhi chief minister and leader of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal (centre right) with member of parliament Sanjay Singh (left) at party headquarters in New Delhi. Photograph: Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has suffered a humiliating rout in polls to elect a new legislativ(...)

Indian children wear masks as they take part in a protest against air pollution: the city’s air quality index is  15 times over the permissible limit prescribed by the World Health Organisation. Photograph: EPA/Rajat Gupta

The party governing New Delhi, India’s federal capital, has disbursed no financial resources from the €102.5 million “Environment Cess” it has harvest(...)

Arvind Kejriwal, leader of the newly formed Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party (AAP), speaks with the media after his meeting with  Delhi’s lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung in New Delhi yesterday.  Photograph: Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters

India’s new Common Man Party – Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) – with a strong anti-corruption agenda, is to form the government in the capital New Delhi follow(...)