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India's caste system has a legacy of persecution and discrimination. One of the few hopes for the country's 240 million Untouchables is a grass-roots movement that is changing Dalit's lives across the country.
B. K. S. Iyengar, the Indian yoga guru who founded the eponymous yoga style, died last month at the age of 95. In this interview recorded shortly before his death, Iyengar tells his fascinating story.
India has one of the world's highest illiteracy rates. Now, one of the country's biggest successes, the Bollywood film industry, is being used as an unconventional tool to tackle one of its biggest failings.
In the coal mines of India, tens of thousands of children are forced to work in "rat holes", tiny pits too small for adults to reach. Why are the authorities turning a blind eye to this lethal and illegal practice?
Assisted reproductive technology has become a booming industry in India. Around 1500 surrogacy centres give hope to desperate couples, helping lift surrogate mothers out of poverty; but at what cost?
The recent spate of violent rapes and sex attacks in India has shocked the world. The reaction of authorities has proved just as shocking. Has the balance of justice turned far enough in favour of the victims, or could it have even gone too far?
Making babies is big business in India. The Akanksha clinic is the largest outfit producing infants for clients, often foreigners, who can't conceive themselves. For the women who get pregnant on demand it's a way of escaping poverty but it's still deeply traumatic. Intimate narratives chart the aspirations and fears of client and surrogate. A sensitive but powerful obdoc exposing the emotional h…
Once nicknamed India's Silicon Valley, Bangalore is becoming better known as the suicide capital. Intolerance towards failure and ambition to increase their financial status is proving deadly for the city's youth.