When Deepak Singh was growing up in India, he always bathed in cold water. Quickly. Now that he lives in the US, he's come to appreciate a hot shower. And luxuriate. When he went home for a visit to India recently, he realized that he'd gone soft.
Filmmaker Jayisha Patel met the girls of India's Red Brigade and knew she had to make a film about them. 'Power Girls' is a powerful documentary short exploring India's rape culture and a group of young girls determined to fight it.
India has been in the news recently for the way it treats its women and girls — and mostly not in a good way. But some women and girls are taking matter into their own hands, making sure they get the education to which they are entitled. Even when it means challenging the country's traditional way of doing things.
The City Montessori School would seem to be bursting at the seams. 42,000 students attend this private secondary school in theIndian city of Lucknow. Students at the school participated in a BBC World Service program to consider "What matters to me?"
Islam's holy month of Ramadan has begun this week. It is a time to strengthen the bonds in the community and throughout the world. But reporter Deepak Singh is finding it difficult to call his friend in Pakistan to send him greetings from India.
Virginia-based reporter Deepak Singh is visiting family in Lucknow, India this summer. A trip to a McDonald's restaurant with his 4-year-old daughter got him thinking about hunger in his home country and in his adopted one. He sent this personal essay.
Returning home after an long absence can often be disarming. Things that were once familiar are often no longer. That's what Deepak Singh encountered when he returned to Lucknow, India after a 10 year absence.
The cricket world woke up to shocking news Thursday. One of cricket's biggest stars, Sachin Tendulkar of India, announced he's retiring from the sport. For cricket, it's like LeBron James calling it quits.
Reporter Deepak Singh says his first experience of Black Friday in the US, as a retail worker, left him with visions of India. There was something about the hordes of shoppers that rushed the mall where he worked.