In terms of destination, the pilgrimage to Kailash is probably the greatest that one can make. Kailash is a tremendous spiritual library, and it has been for at least the last few thousand years.
India's case is proof that the intellectual property regime, when properly applied, can work for the poor as well as the rich. The decision by the country's Supreme Court has created a giant legal footprint for others to follow.
By now, you have probably read about or even finished Sheryl Sandberg's book Lean In. In it, she talks about the barriers that women face in the workp...
Conflict over Iran's nuclear program is driven by two different approaches to interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). These approaches, in turn, are rooted in different conceptions of world order.
Prince Manvendra talks about what it was like to come out in India -- and about everything that has followed: the wrath of the people, their eventual acceptance, Oprah's invitation and his organization Lakshya Trust, which has been changing lives and attitudes in India since then.
The most rewarding aspect of my trip was the feeling of gratitude: Gratitude for my in-laws, that I was able to experience such a beautiful and diverse country in a new way, for the moments that teach you not to take anything for granted, and for my "home" away from home.
ICRW's Turning Point Campaign aims to draw attention to adolescence, when girls in particular are at a heightened risk of dropping out of school and child marriage.
The shared sacrifice view was good economics twenty years ago in Rio; it was good economics at Kyoto; but it was no longer good economics by the time climate negotiations crashed and burned in Copenhagen. It's terrible economics today.
Though a bit literal for a film that traffics in magical realism, Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children is both dreamy and dramatic, a fascinating view of Indian history seen through the prism of a personal -- and occasionally twinned -- story.
If the Boston bombing was terrorism, as Tsarnaev claims, it looks like an especially boneheaded form of terrorism. Let's call it idiocratic terrorism. That's an adaptation of the title of the cult 2006 film Idiocracy, a satire about a dystopic future in which pretty much everyone is an idiot.
Where do I search for my identity in such contrasting realities? How can I dare to dream when I feel insecure every time I have to step out of my house?
Manju Kumari is an "Anganwadi Worker" or frontline health worker in Bihar, one of India's poorest states. Chosen by her village as their health repres...
Despite the good intentions of those who wish to create a common identity, the recognition of a person's race is paramount in overcoming the growing racism.
Ironically, jaldi is actually a Hindi word that means fast and according to company founders the name started almost as a joke. (As you can imagine Wi-Fi connections in rural India are mostly anything but.)
Sokha, a skinny orphan girl in Cambodia used to pick through garbage to survive. But thanks to series of events, she was able to enroll in school and ...
While the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the G20 meets in Washington DC this weekend to discuss economic growth, a completely differe...