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Commuters travel in an overcrowded train near a railway station in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi
Image: Anushree Fadnavis/REUTERSImage: Anushree Fadnavis/REUTERS


India is the seventh-largest country and, with more than 1.4 billion inhabitants, the most populous nation in the world after China. Following market-based reforms, it has become a "newly industrialized country."

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