Soutik Biswas

  • With 800 million voters and nearly 2,000 political parties taking part, India’s elections are a staggeringly challenging exercise. And at the heart of the credibility of these complex elections is the robustness and integrity of the vote count. For decades voting was blighted by the capture ...

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  • "The sun rose very slowly for us every morning," a girl rescued from a shelter home in India's Bihar state told an investigator recently. She had cupped her hands together forming a small bowl shape and smiled wanly. Daylight bled easily into dusk outside, but inside the dank, windowless home, the ...

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