Protests against a new Indian Citizenship Amendment Act based on religion are spreading and becoming more violent. Even the Bollywood film industry, not known for taking political stances, is out in the streets.
The enormous "Statue of Unity" has been condemned for its lack of environmental oversight and its displacement of local Adivasi people, whose land was forcibly taken to build it. The Gujarat government says it will promote tourism and sustainable development.
For the first time since independence, an opposition party in India has won an absolute majority in a parliamentary election. It was a decisive defeat for the Gandhi-Nehru Congress party. And India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, is a controversial figure.
Deepak Singh grew up in Lucknow, India, thinking Indians were the good guys and Pakistanis the bad guys. Now that he's moved to the United States and finally met people from Pakistan, he sees things differently.
UNESCO lists nearly 200 of India's 900 languages as endangered. Others are dying fast as the county continues its rapid development. A team of researchers are working to catalog what's left of them before they disappear completely.
Reporter Anu Anand is based in Delhi. She tells host Lisa Mullins that Narenda Modi has cultivated a pro-business image in the western Indian state of Gujaret, and has helped make it one of the richest states in India.
For the Geo Quiz we are looking for a city in India where kite flying is a cherished tradition. It is the largest city in the state of Gujarat, on the banks of the Sabarmati river. It is also one of the world's fastest growing cities.
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