Sufi shrines – long accessible to all – are being viewed with suspicion both by Hindutva supporters and conservative Muslims.
Mass abuse of the opioid tramadol spans continents, creating international havoc some experts blame on a loophole in narcotics regulation and a miscalculation of the drug’s danger.
Thirty five years ago, a toxic gas leak at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh led to the death of 3,787 people.
Western media organizations need to describe the full context and complexities of religion and politics in India.
Rohit Jain’s visit to the site of the world’s deadliest industrial disaster—also known as India's very own Chernobyl—brings out terrifying snapshots of a tragedy that continues to affect the current generation.
India has the potential to nearly quadruple the world’s tiger population. But some experts say that that could — ironically — require killing some of them.
A photo series by Rohit Jain showcases the aftermath of the Bhopal gas tragedy of December 1984.
Their manifesto is to provide “solid support to the Hindu society and culture by ending all types of insecurity, unrighteousness, immorality and inequality among Hindus.”
In India as in the United States, millennials are charting their own spiritual paths.
The Naikpods have lived in a wildlife reserve in South India for centuries. Now, their home is being taken away in the name of tiger conservation.
In South India, a quiet battle is taking place between rising tiger numbers and dwindling tribal rights.
Dargahs serve as a uniquely accessible public space in South Asia, particularly for women. In some dargahs, however, there are limits to this openness—but women are fighting for equal access.
Women in India are blamed for economic, agricultural and public health failures, accused of sorcery and subjected to witch hunts resulting in their torture and death.
This project follows transgender activist Sintu Bagui to explore how legal debates around LGBTQKH rights India extend into the daily lives of many queer populations living in poverty.
At an altitude of 11,000 feet, a unique school has been developed in a mountain desert of India—its mission is to help educate children through sustainable community living.
Indian health education practices get a face-lift from Gujarat-based non-governmental and activist organizations tapping into the power of personalized education efforts in slum communities.
Praveena Somasundaram from Guilford College traveled to southern India to report on gender inequality in education and the difficulties and opportunities women face in the workplace in both urban and rural areas.
If you are scared of terrorists, they relish that. If you express hatred towards them, they feed off of that. But if you laugh at them, they don't know how to react.
More than 30 years after the world's worst industrial accident, the people of Bhopal are still dealing with its long-term and health and environmental fallout. Whose responsibility is it to help them?
Each winter hundreds of thousands of Indians migrate north to man the world's second largest brick industry. They're promised opportunity, but many are bonded into debt.
A country that was once the prized gem of the Green Revolution, feeding the subcontinent and exporting massive quantities of food, is now undergoing a new organic revolution.
This global reporting project on urbanization in the developing world examines how three major countries—China, India, and Mexico—are dealing with a similar challenge in their own unique ways.
Mental illnesses take a huge toll on people in low and middle income countries, yet they're virtually ignored by most governments and aid agencies. That's starting to change.
How India is emerging as a proving ground for clean power as the country pledges to electrify rural areas.
Journalists Fred de Sam Lazaro and Simone Ahuja discuss their reporting from India.
Journalist Tariq Mir reports from Kashmir on the rise of a Saudi-backed Salafi movement and its growing conflict with the region's traditional Sufism.
Many believe that cancer is a rich nations' disease, but Pulitzer Center grantee Joanne Silberner discusses what she's learned reporting from Haiti, Uganda and India.
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.
Anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare burst on the scene in early 2011, a mystery to most Indians and much of the world. He is no mystery in the village where he has put Gandhian principles to the test.
Kem Sawyer, author of "Mohandas Gandhi: Champion of Freedom," discusses the influence of Gandhi's thinking on the work of Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare.
Regulators may soon close America's last coastal sand mine. Can the Indian activists covered by grantee Vince Beiser do the same?
Pulitzer Center grantees receive award for helping audiences understand the global significance of groundwater depletion on land rights, livelihoods and the environment.
Pulitzer Center grantee Vince Beiser documents sand-related conflict and environmental degradation.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Can India's textile industry right its wrongs?
Pulitzer Center grantee places third in NPPA Best of Photojournalism Contest, Contemporary Issues Single Category, for her photography documenting healthcare for women in India 45 years after the publication of "The Population Bomb".
Comprehensive, interactive reporting project by Ian James and Steve Elfers for The Desert Sun and USA Today is honored by the Overseas Press Club for environmental reporting.
Documentaries screened focus on critical water, health and environmental issues around the globe. Future of environmental journalism also among topics raised during panel discussion.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
The Society of Professional Journalists honors nine 2015 Pulitzer Center student fellows at regional awards ceremonies throughout the country.
Competition focuses on visual stories exploring global themes. SDN creates online exhibition of finalists' work.
A look at school lunches around the world compared to those in the U.S.
This lesson looks at climate change and how some countries are trying to combat it.
This lesson asks students to compare their own school lunch programs to programs in Brazil and India using digital resources and reporting by journalist-grantees Rhitu Chatterjee and Mathilde Dratwa.
Students will discuss how they use water, predict the impacts of a reduced groundwater supply, investigate articles and video, and create advocacy campaigns in support of groundwater regulations.
This lesson plan examines the effects of rapidly depleting groundwater reserves around the world using photos, video, interactive maps, startling statistics and rich interviews.
In this lesson, using Pulitzer Center journalism resources, we'll examine air pollution around the world.
In this lesson, students will explore controversy about India's midday meal program and consider how school lunches around the world compare to their own experiences.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
How do content and form work together in telling a story in the news? This unit/lesson builds on thinking routines developed by Project Zero at Harvard University.
This lesson uses reporting by Sarah Weiser and others to examine how population pressures have been dealt with in various regions.
In this lesson, students explore the causes and consequences of the fragile water and sanitation infrastructure in Nepal.
Students outline a typical lunchroom at their school - drawings preferably - and predict what a lunchroom in another country might look like.
Students will analyze how important school lunches have become in India.