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India’s wheat farmers count cost of 40C heat that evokes ‘deserts of Rajasthan’
The ban on wheat exports highlights the effect a rapidly warming planet has on food security – and livelihoods

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Punjab

21, May, 2022 @12:00 AM

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The Father and the Assassin review – gripping tale of the man who killed Gandhi
Anupama Chandrasekhar artfully unpicks the forces of history with a tale of violence and colonialism that echoes into today

Claire Armitstead

20, May, 2022 @9:36 AM

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Climate crisis makes extreme Indian heatwaves 100 times more likely – study
Latest analysis adds to evidence that the impacts of global heating are already damaging many lives around the world

Damian Carrington Environment editor

18, May, 2022 @12:29 PM

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Shivkumar Sharma obituary
Virtuoso instrumentalist and composer who introduced the santoor to Indian classical music

Robin Denselow

15, May, 2022 @4:03 PM

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Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown
Exclusive: Oil and gas majors are planning scores of vast projects that threaten to shatter the 1.5C climate goal. If governments do not act, these firms will continue to cash in as the world burns

Damian Carrington Matthew Taylor

11, May, 2022 @11:57 AM

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Mother Teresa: For the Love of God? review – damning testimony from a killer witness
Did the nun really deserve her saintly reputation? She inspired a craze for self-flagellation among her ‘sisters’, says one woman in this shocking three-parter, while a street doctor is even more scathing

Jack Seale

09, May, 2022 @9:00 PM

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UK urged to act after UN panel rules detention of Briton in India ‘arbitrary’
Jagtar Singh Johal has been detained since 2017 and allegedly tortured, accused of helping to fund assassination plot

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

08, May, 2022 @4:45 PM

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From India’s highs to Thailand’s lows, Asia’s weather is hitting extremes
Analysis: As the heatwave in India and Pakistan starts to intensify again, Thailand and China are recording strangely cold May days

Matt Andrews (Metdesk)

07, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Thar review – Anil Kapoor’s violent cop thriller puts the punch in Rajasthan
There are hints of Sergio Leone and Cormac McCarthy in this Rajasthan-set mystery starring the actor and his son

Peter Bradshaw

06, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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My grandmother is challenging patriarchal land values in India. I’m so proud of her | Shreya Kalia
Daughters too often get cut out of their inheritance, but more women are standing up for their rights – and change is coming

Shreya Kalia in Delhi

06, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘We are living in hell’: Pakistan and India suffer extreme spring heatwaves
April temperatures at unprecedented levels have led to critical water and electricity shortages

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad

02, May, 2022 @3:07 PM

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‘A turning point’: Indian art fair challenges gender and sexual stereotypes
Participants including Aravani trans art collective are shifting perceptions in male-dominated society

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

01, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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