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FEATURES

Weak Poll Campaign Hurts India’s Main Opposition Party

IN January, India's main opposition Congress party seemed poised for a strong fight back against prime minister Narendra Modi after victories in three heartland...

Indigenous Party Aims To Win Big In India Election

A SMALL indigenous party is hoping to break India's political mould by taking on bigger parties in the current general election, pledging to protect...

Modi’s War Chest Leaves India Election Rivals In The Dust

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is flush with cash, giving his bloc a massive advantage over the main opposition Congress...

Artist Faiza Butt Speaks About Challenges Of Gender Prejudice In Art World

by LAUREN CODLING AN ASIAN artist has spoken of the challenges of gender prejudice in the art world, as she admitted to initially feeling “invisible”...

Technology Eases Farming ‘Drudgery’ And Risk As Climate Threats Grow

In India, farmers growing crops for seed company Mahyco get a text message after they deliver their harvest, noting its weight and how much...

Fishermen Turn To Maps As India’s Coasts Cleared For Industry

After generations of trawling the same waters, the fishermen on the coast of Tamil Nadu in southeastern India know where to cast a net...

Cheap Labour Fuelling India’s Election Campaign

For up to 14 hours a day, Nagaraj Nataraj and his wife and daughter hunch over sewing machines, churning out flags for the parties...

Top 10 most-awaited Bollywood films of 2018

2018 is going to be a very promising year for Bollywood as a broad variety of films is set to grace the silver screen....

New Dishoom Kensington is owner’s ‘plushest, most luxurious’ space yet

By Lauren Codling ONE of Britain’s leading restaurant owners has said India is “slightly misrepresented” in the UK as he prepares to open the sixth...

A Shining Star – the enlightening story of the UK’s first female Hindu priest

By Mita Mistry Leicester based Chanda Vyas was the first Hindu female priest in the UK and works tirelessly to uplift those she meets. The...