BANGALORE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bullied at school, gang raped as a prostitute and asked about his genitals in job interviews, Daniel Mendonca - like many intersex people in India - has been mistreated all his life.
BANGKOK/ NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With no phones and internet for 10 days, Indians are using their feet, cars and planes to move essential supplies into Kashmir as it deals with a communications blackout on a scale rarely seen in today's world.
JHANSI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ram Hetu was sure his 16th proposal would finally secure him a wife, but it didn't - just like all his other attempts to find a partner in central India's Bundelkhand region, where years of drought and water scarcity are keeping possible brides at bay.
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian schoolchildren are learning about same-sex couples in a new textbook, in the latest sign of shifting attitudes in the socially conservative country following the decriminalization of gay sex last year.
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian lawmakers called on Friday for one of their colleagues to be punished for making sexist remarks to the house speaker, the second time he has been in hot water over his treatment of a female colleague.
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hungry, but don't have cash? No problem, bring plastic waste and get a free meal, said the mayor of an Indian city where the country's first "garbage cafe" will open next month.
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's government on Friday presented a revised version of its transgender rights bill to parliament after criticism from the country's vibrant transgender community, who said sections of an earlier version would violate their rights.
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Colombo's mayor announced Sri Lanka's congested capital would go car-free this Sunday to promote a "healthier" lifestyle, she might have expected a few grumbles from petrolheads.
LONDON/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From renewable energy companies to social housing funds, investors around the world are increasingly drawn to organizations that offer social or environmental as well as financial returns.
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As India readies for the United Nations to give a green light to deep sea mining and boost its economy, the environmental group Greenpeace said on Wednesday that drilling the seabed could cause irreversible harm and worsen climate change.