Country: India

Arundhati Roy at the World Book Fair in Neu Delhi (photo: Dominik Muller)

Interview with Indian novelist Arundhati Roy

"India is much more dangerous than it was ten years ago"

Indian writer Rahman Abbas (photo: rahmanabbas.in)

Interview with writer Rahman Abbas

Overcoming Indiaʹs social divide

Rally to 'save democracy' in Calcutta, May 2019 (photo: DW/Payel Samanta)

Modi, the BJP and social media

Indiaʹs WhatsApp elections

Fatima Farheen Mirza, Indian-American author of "A Place for Us" (photo: Juergen Frank)

Interview with Indian-American author Fatima Farheen Mirza

"What kind of system are we trying to pass on?"

Islamic scholar and writer Stefan Weidner (photo: private)

Interview with Islamic scholar Stefan Weidner

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Thinking outside the Western box

Budgam in Indian Kashmir: Soldiers stand around the wreckage of an Indian Air Force helicopter (photo: Reuters/D. Ismail)

Photo essay

India-Pakistan rivalry: Kashmiris pay a high price

A crater marks the site of the first Indian underground nuclear test conducted 18 May 1974 at Pokhran in the desert state of Rajasthan (photo: AP)

India and Pakistan

Nuclear war – a remote, but real threat

Kids in Rurka Kalan, India decide on fair play rules as part of the "Kick for Tolerance" initiative (photo: YFC Rurka Kalan)

Pakistan and India

Punjabi kids kick for tolerance

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures a traditional greeting prior to his speech as part of India's 72nd Independence Day celebrations, which marks the 71st anniversary of the end of British colonial rule, at the Red Fort in New Delhi on 15 August 2018 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/P. Singh)

India and Pakistan

Modiʹs foreign policy – by whim, not design

Novelist and activist Arundhati Roy (photo: picture-alliance/ANSA/G. Onorati)

Interview with novelist and activist Arundhati Roy

"We're up against a fascist regime in India"

Mask-wearing Modi supporters celebrate four years in power (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Kiran)

The BJP’s grand plan

Is ethnic cleansing coming to India?

Protests against the IMF and the World Bank in Jakarta in 2004 (photo: Wikimedia)

Interview with Indonesian economist Iwan J. Azis

"Inequality will grow if all you do is unleash market forces"

A man stands beside portraits of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and members of his family (photo: EPA/Shahzaib Akber)

Parliamentary elections in Pakistan

Who will prevail?

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Mikhail Metzel/TASS/dpa)| Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Comparison: India and Turkey

The Modi-Erdogan parallel

Remembering the murdered journalist Gauri Lankesh in Calcutta (photo: Imago/Hindustan Times)

Freedom of speech under threat in India

An army of Hindutva trolls

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan stands next to Mahatma Gandhi (source: Creative Commons)

Pashtun freedom fighter Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Islam's forgotten "Gandhi"

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