Topic: Narendra Modi

A boy searches for recyclable materials next to greater adjutant storks at a garbage dumpsite in Guwahati, 2022 (image: BIJU BORO/AFP/Getty Images)

India's fake growth story

The economy according to Modi

Indian cricket fans wait for the start of the Cricket World Cup match between India and New Zealand at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, UK, 2019 (image: AP Photo/Rui Viera/File)

Is it India? Is it Bharat?

Modi government pushes for Sanskrit name

Der indische Oppositionspolitiker Rahul Gandhi; Drew Angers/Getty Images


The Gandhi clan returns

Women sit on the banks of the Zayanderud near the Allahverdi Khan bridge, in Isfahan, Iran (image: AFP)

International disputes about water

On a knife-edge between peace and conflict

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses attendees during a community event at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia May 23, 2023 (image: AAP Image/Dean Lewins via REUTERS)

India and the BJP

The Modi decade

A selection of Indian history textbooks, with colourful covers (image: Adil Bhat/DW)

Historical revisionism in India

Modi rewrites the history books

Protests in Delhi against the persecution of Muslims (photo: Manish Swarup/AP/picture-alliance)

Narendra Modi and Hindutva

Why violence towards India's minorities is increasing

Krishna Biswas, 35, who has not been able to prove his Indian citizenship, shows his Aadhaar card, as his wife Dipali Biswas, 30, stands by outside their house in Murkata village, north eastern Assam state, India, 15 April 2023 (image: AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

Identity politics in Modi's India

The need to prove you're Indian

India opposition and the Bharat Jodo Yatra

Rahul Gandhi marches for unity

Many marriages in India are still arranged by families based on religion or caste (image: Saurabh Das/AP/picture alliance)

Anti-Muslim agitation

India – Fighting the alleged 'love jihad'

Protests against the persecution of Muslims in New Delhi, June 2022 (image: Maneesh Swarup/AP/picture-alliance)

India and Pakistan

The legacy of colonial rule

A Hindu bride and a Muslim groom during a mass wedding in Calcutta (image: Pacific Press/picture-alliance)

Hindu nationalism

Interfaith marriage in India – a dangerous undertaking

Victims of the partition riots in Delhi in August 1947 (source:

Identity politics

The pain of India's partition

Kuljeet Kaur, left, helps arrange a potluck lunch of Indian dishes in the kitchen of Meena Natarajan in Minneapolis on 09.10.2022. Kaur, who’s Sikh, and Natarajan, who comes from a Hindu family, gather monthly with other Indians in Minnesota in an interfaith group aimed to prevent religious tensions in India from spilling over into U.S. diaspora communities (photo: AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)

Hindu nationalism abroad

Fighting religious polarisation among India's diaspora