Country: India

Pakistani and Indian soldiers lower the flags of their countries during a daily ceremony at the Wagha border between the two countries (photo: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Politics and religion

The instrumentalisation of religion

Pankaj Mishra at the book fair in Leipzig, 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with author and essayist Pankaj Mishra

"Secularisation has really created a void of understanding"

Mahatma Gandhi (photo: dpa)

Islamic approaches to non-violence

In Gandhi's footsteps

The Hindu nationalist Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, during a BJP event in Ahmedabad (photo: Reuters)

Conversion of Christians and Muslims in India

Homecoming or forced conversion?

Indian women during a protest outside police headquarters in New Delhi, India, 13 January 2015, shout slogans against what they see as police negligence in the investigation of the rape and murder of a woman (photo: EPA/MONEY SHARMA)

Leslee Udwin's controversial documentary "India's daughter"

Indian government ban causes uproar

Supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) watch as leader Arvind Kejriwal is sworn in as Delhi chief minister, 14 February 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/Zuma Press/A. Shivaani)

India's anti-corruption champion Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi's new broom very nearly makes a clean sweep

Malala Yousafzai (left) and Kailash Satyarthi after receiving their Nobel Peace Prizes (photo: Reuters/NTB Scanpix/C. Poppe)

Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Serving stereotypes about the subcontinent?

Activists attend a silent protest march against a recent rape case in Calcutta, India, 15 June 2013. Photo: EPA/Piyal Adhikary

India's rape problem

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New rape laws must be implemented

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes his oath at the presidential palace in New Delhi on 26 May 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Indian Muslims' attitudes to the election of Narendra Modi

Apprehension and hope

Rajeev Bhargava (photo: imago/Xinhua)

Interview with the political theorist Rajeev Bhargava

"The BJP has to give up its obsession with Muslims"

A Muslim and a Jew stand side by side (photo: Getty Images)

Interview with Benjamin Stora

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The history of relations between Jews and Muslims

A Muslim man, who was displaced by deadly religious strife last year, casts his vote in the general election inside a polling station in Parla village in the Muzaffarnagar district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, 10 April 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Elections in India

Muslims to play key role

Narendra Modi (photo: Reuters)

Narendra Modi and the Indian Muslims

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Divisive figure could become India's next PM

Ziauddin Sardar (photo: courtesy Ziauddin Sardar)

Interview with Muslim Scholar Ziauddin Sardar

''Muslims Yearn for Real Debate''

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