Through collaboration between the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the Stanley Foundation, reporter Jason Motlagh is exploring three major internal conflicts facing India: the quasi-religious conflict in Kashmir, ethnic conflict in Assam, and the economic conflict in the Maoist-affected regions of the heartland.

Motlagh found that India is doing better than many might expect on bridging its religious and ethnic divides but, despite its image as an economic tiger, is falling ever farther behind in lifting the poorest of its population into productive economic life.

Read some of his stories here:

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