Indian farmers beat water scarcity with innovation
After losing crops to severe drought for years, farmers in Maharashtra are seeing high yields through imaginative cultivation methods. They told DW that taking control is better than protesting government policy.
Indias living dead struggle to reclaim their rights
Thousands of Indians who were fraudulently declared dead in official records have lost their rights and property. They have been trying to prove that they are still alive, but it is surprisingly difficult to do so.
UK lawyer quits Hong Kong team prosecuting activists
The British lawyer, David Perry, stepped down as lead prosecutor in the upcoming trial of nine activists, including media mogul Jimmy Lai. Perry's involvement sparked a widespread outcry over legal ethics in the UK.
India Muslim comedian detained over anti-Hindu jokes he might crack
Munawar Faruqui was detained following a complaint by members of a right-wing vigilante group in India. He was denied bail twice despite officials saying they had no video evidence of him "insulting" Hindu deities.