India

India’s construction boom goes bust

NOIDA (India) — After a decade labouring on building sites around New Delhi, Mr Akhilesh Kumar lost his scaffolding job last month when his employer halted work on an array of...

New Delhi’s soft-power push

New Delhi’s soft-power push

During his travels, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes it a point to promote India’s soft power — including Bollywood, Sufi music and yoga as well as shared heritage in...

Gallery: Thousands bathe at riverside festival in India

Thousands bathe at riverside festival in India

NASIK (India) — Thousands of devout Hindus began splashing into a west Indian river for the first official day today (Aug 26) of bathing at one of the country’s largest festivals.

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