How Hike, India's Fast Growing Mobile Messaging App, Is Banking On SMS & Local Diversity To Beat The Big Boys
It’s still practically a newborn but Indian mobile messaging app Hike is already channelling almost a billion messages a month between its 5m registered users. Those numbers sound insignificant when you stack them up against the big beasts of the messaging space – WhatsApp claims 200m+ monthly active users, and 600bn messages – but Hike’s growth is impressive when you consider it's 4 months old.
Wed Your Rapist? Indian Women on Trial
As India soul searches after a spate of horrifying sexual assaults, prominent lawyers, women's advocates and even judges say that sexist views among some judges thwart justice.
Australian jailed over Indian student murder
Man who raped and strangled his neighbour in Sydney boarding house, then threw body into a canal, sentenced to 45 years.
India Ink: Why Indian Elites Like to Call Themselves ‘Middle Class’
Policies for the so-called middle class end up benefiting the rich at the expense of the poor, the author argues.
India Ink: A Conversation With: Cricket Board Official Niranjan R. Shah
Mr. Shah on the recent spot-fixing scandal, the state of Indian cricket and more.