February 10, 2012
Pulitzer Center grantee Sonia Shah discusses the intersection of science, politics and economics around the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections endowed with the superbug "NDM-1" gene.
February 10, 2012
Stephanie Sinclair wins first prize in the contemporary issues category from World Press Photo for her images of the hidden but widespread practice of child marriage.
January 17, 2012
Overuse of antibiotics and poor sanitation in India have created a powerful new antibiotic-resistant superbug, which has spread to a dozen countries, thanks in part to medical tourism.
January 17, 2012 /
Antibiotic resistant bacteria is spreading from India throughout the world, affecting those living in New Delhi slums as well as "medical tourists" who come to India for inexpensive treatment.
January 13, 2012
Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights reporting on polio eradication in India and our new call for proposals on borderlands.
December 29, 2011 /
World Policy Journal
Kerala is one of India's most impoverished states, yet it also excels in adult literacy and life expectancy. What is most exceptional, however, is its multiculturalism and religious coexistence.
December 15, 2011 /
Although the region has a long tradition of tolerant Sufism, Kashmir is now seeing a rapid increase in the number of adherents to a puritanical interpretation of Islam imported from Saudi Arabia.
December 13, 2011
A gentle, mystical form of Islam commonly practiced by millions in Kashmir is now being challenged by a much more puritanical and doctrinaire version imported from Saudi Arabia.
December 13, 2011 /
The Washington Post
Forty percent of girls in India do not attend school. Rusda Shaikh, 10, is determined to continue her education.
December 7, 2011 /
The legacy of Mohandas Gandhi lives on in Anna Hazare's growing movement, but is he the new Gandhi that many want him to be?