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India's Ministry of Happiness promised to improve the lives of its citizens. But did it work, or was it merely a marketing campaign gone awry?

India's Augean Stables

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes on the Herculean task of cleaning up his country’s most sacred river, the Ganges. Can he succeed where all his predecessors have failed?

Turning a Blind Eye on India's HIV Epidemic

More than half of all HIV-positive individuals will experience an eye complication during their lifetime. One such complication is CMV retinitis, which can lead to permanent blindness.

The Best Place to Die in India

With an aging population and an ever-increasing burden of chronic disease, a grassroots social movement has revolutionized end-of-life care in the Indian state of Kerala.

The Corporate Balkanization of Nation States

Control over its territory has always been considered the fundamental characteristic of the state itself. What happens when historic levels of territory are given over to corporate interests?

India's Entrepreneurial Answer to Healthcare

A weak public health system has given rise to market-based approaches in India. A new breed of young tech-savvy entrepreneurs are building businesses to help more Indians have access to healthcare.

Healthcare for the Underserved in Andhra Pradesh

How is India's healthcare system changing to provide care for the underserved? What can be done to alleviate the financial burden of those who need expensive life-saving procedures?

Hot, Hungry Planet

What does it take to reconcile the threat of global environmental change with the need to feed a growing population?

Open Defecation in India

Six hundred million Indians defecate outside every day. What does this mean for Indian society and what will it take to change this practice?

India: Poverty in the Age of Climate Change

For slum communities in Visakhapatnam, a city on India's southeast coast, Cyclone Hudhud brought not only thrashing winds and torrential rain, but also lingering debt to private moneylenders.

A Free Meal: India's School Lunch Program

India's midday meal program is the largest free lunch school program in the world. Through animation, radio reports and articles, students discover the successes and failures of the program.