Country: India

Archive image: India's Gujarat State Chief Minister Narendra Modi looks on at the Gujarat University Convention Centre in Ahmedabad on 17 September 2011 (source: Getty Images/AFP/S. Panthaky)

Cultural politics in India

India's celebrities confront Hindu nationalism

Anti-India graffiti in Kashmir (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Modi and the revocation of Article 370

Kashmirʹs tormented quest for freedom

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: Reuters/A. Abidi)

Kashmir, Xinjiang and Arab land in the Middle East

Victims of the civilizational agenda

Women belonging to the All India Muslim Personal Law Board protest against the triple talaq or instant divorce bill in 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/Pacific Press/S. Saha)

Instant Islamic divorce in India

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Triple talaq ban divides Muslims

Members of Afghan delegations gather during the second day of the intra-Afghan dialogue, Doha (photo: AFP/K. Jaafar)

After the peace conference in Doha

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A test match with the Taliban

BJP supporters in New Delhi celebrate Modi's victory (photo: DW)

Right-wing populism

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Modi won – but did India?

Indiaʹs prime minister Narendra Modi (photo: IANS/Twitter/@narendramodi)

Hindu nationalist election victory in India

Modiʹs credo of divide and rule

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

Interview with Indian novelist Arundhati Roy

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"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

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