A fresh era for India or a ‘ham-fisted’ ego trip? Welcome to Modi’s new seat of power | Rowan Moore

The prime minister says his £120m parliament building will set a new order – critics say the design doesn’t match that ambitionSome time soon the new parliament building of the world’s largest democracy, India, will open for business. No one quite know…


Nalini Malani: ‘Trump and Bolsonaro are totally phallic people – but there are men inclined to feminist thought’

The 76-year-old Indian artist reflects on the sectarian violence and misogyny that has inspired her work, including the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girlGet our weekend culture and lifestyle emailIndian artist Nalini Malani had been looking for…


Pakistan floods: ‘Everything we own has been washed away’ – in pictures

Photographer Gideon Mendel visited Sindh province in Pakistan after the worst floods in living memory this summer killed more than 1,500 people and left millions homeless.The portraits, part of his Drowning World project, are a powerful reminder of the…