Stories about India from January, 2017
"People finally have become bulls to reaffirm their self-respect, determination and identity."
Thousands of women across India rally, carrying signs reading, “I will go out,” in a campaign to reclaim their right to public spaces without fear of being attacked.
"When will this nonsense end? Or will it end at all? Each claim appears more ludicrous than the previous one."
The Sundarbans is a World Heritage site due to its outstanding biodiversity.
"This case illustrates the perils of playing to the social media gallery in diplomacy."
"The most critical impact of this simple intervention blew me away..."
One activist suggests that local officials sell the fallen trees -- many of them centuries-old -- to the timber industry for a profit.
"The Bangalore NYE event is shocking. Such disrespect and insecurity is being created for women"
Around the world, plant breeders are resisting what they see as corporate control of the food supply by making seeds available for other breeders to use.