#Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • Article: Child Rapists in India to Face the Death Penalty
    Girls & Women

    Child Rapists in India to Face the Death Penalty

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 23, 2018

    Decision follows weeks of outrage over two high-profile assault cases. Read more

  • Article: India's New Roads Are Made With Recycled Plastic
    Finance & Innovation

    India's New Roads Are Made With Recycled Plastic

    By Phineas Rueckert|July 19, 2017

    Plastic roads are more durable than asphalt ones, cheaper to build, and better for the environment. Read more

  • Article: India’s Next President Could Be a Member of the ‘Untouchable’ Caste
    Citizenship

    India’s Next President Could Be a Member of the ‘Untouchable’ Caste

    By Colleen Curry|July 18, 2017

    The poorest group in India could have a very visible representative in government. Read more

  • Article: India Pulled 86% of Its Money From Circulation Last Year; Now 9.1 Million More People Are Paying Taxes
    Finance & Innovation

    India Pulled 86% of Its Money From Circulation Last Year; Now 9.1 Million More People Are Paying Taxes

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 18, 2017

    Six months after the Modi government crackdown on unaccounted wealth, India says it has created 9.1 Read more

  • Article: To Achieve Promise of 'My Clean India' Managing Poop Matters
    Water & Sanitation

    To Achieve Promise of 'My Clean India' Managing Poop Matters

    By Zachory Nowosadzki|Feb. 20, 2017

    "Toilet waste is often disposed of by unsafe means, including dumping in fresh water sources." Read more

  • Article: Inside India's Massive Plan to End Open Defecation for 564M People by 2019
    Water & Sanitation

    Inside India's Massive Plan to End Open Defecation for 564M People by 2019

    By Meghan Werft|Nov. 16, 2016

    India is halfway through a cleaning mission. Read more

  • Article: Indian Woman, 105, Sold 7 Goats to Build a Toilet, Sparks Massive Change
    Water & Sanitation

    Indian Woman, 105, Sold 7 Goats to Build a Toilet, Sparks Massive Change

    By Meghan Werft|Nov. 1, 2016

    She inspired her village and the whole district became open-defecation free. Read more

  • Article: 15 Dignitaries and Activists From Past Global Citizen Festivals
    Citizenship

    15 Dignitaries and Activists From Past Global Citizen Festivals

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 22, 2016

    "I'm asking for a basic human right," Malala told the audience of 60,000. Read more