Delhi

: In 2007, thousands of India’s poorest marched on Delhi to petition for land rights.

The scandalous swamp of Indian politics

8 December 2018 9:00 am

Picture India in 1991. You need to make several trips to Delhi and wait three years to import a computer.…

Arundhati Roy’s new big cause: the conflict in Kashmir

3 June 2017 9:00 am

Arundhati Roy has published only one previous novel, but that one, The God of Small Things, won the Booker Prize.…

Portrait of the week

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, having continued talks through the night in Brussels, announced that he had achieved a ‘special status’ for…

The history of India in 50 personalities

23 May 2015 9:00 am

The idea of using objects — salt, cod, nutmeg, silk — to turn history lessons into something popular and accessible…

British colonialism is once again under attack in Aatish Taseer’s sprawling Indian epic

21 March 2015 9:00 am

Early in the second section of Aatish Taseer’s The Way Things Were we are presented with a striking description of…

A dreadful warning: a fisherman paddles through a tide of toxic waste on the Yamuna river, against a backdrop of smog and high-rise construction

Lawlessness, corruption, poverty and pollution: the city where we're all headed

15 March 2014 9:00 am

India’s vast polluted capital, where brutality, corruption and ruthless self-seeking are endemic, could be the blueprint of the future, says Peter Parker