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  1. Millions Displaced and Dozens Dead in Flooding in India and Bangladesh World, Today

    Heavy rains have washed away towns, villages and infrastructure, as extreme weather events become more common in South Asia.

  2. Las trabajadoras que luchan para mejorar la salud pública de la India en Español, May 20

    Más de un millón de trabajadoras de la salud tratan a las mujeres y los niños en mayor riesgo de la India, por poco dinero y, a veces, a costa de sus propias vidas.

  3. ‘Misoginia de la era colonial’: en los fallos sobre los derechos de las mujeres se cita a un juez del siglo XVII en Español, May 19

    Tanto en India como en el borrador del fallo Roe v. Wade en Estados Unidos, todavía ocupa un lugar preponderante un juez inglés que escribió que las mujeres estaban obligadas por contrato a los maridos.

  4. An Indian State Banned Alcohol. The Drinking Moved to Nearby Nepal. World, May 19

    The ban in Bihar State, championed by local women, was aimed at tackling alcoholism and domestic violence. But a drinking scene has sprung up across the border in Nepal.

  5. Elephants in Mourning Spotted on YouTube by Scientists Science, May 17

    It is difficult to catch Asian elephants responding to deaths of herd members in the wild, but online videos helped researchers observe the behavior.

  6. Your Wednesday Briefing: Sri Lanka, Out of Fuel Briefing, May 17

    Plus lockdowns continue in Shanghai, and India’s community health workers press for a raise.

  7. Can You Even Call Deadly Heat ‘Extreme’ Anymore? Opinion, May 17

    In India, weeks of 100-degree heat have become just another everyday climate anomaly.

  8. The Foot Soldiers in India’s Battle to Improve Public Health World, May 17

    Over a million female health workers treat India’s most at-risk women and children, for little pay and sometimes at the cost of their own lives.

  9. Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, Master of the Santoor, Dies at 84 World, May 15

    He single-handedly elevated a 100-string instrument little known outside Kashmir into a prominent component of Hindustani classical music.

  10. Your Monday Briefing: North Korea’s Growing Outbreak Briefing, May 15

    Plus India bans most wheat exports and South Korea amends surgery laws.

  11. India bans most wheat exports, adding to concerns of global food insecurity. World, May 14

    The ban could compound a worldwide shortfall worsened by the war in Ukraine and exacerbate an already dire forecast for global hunger.

  12. Building Fire in India’s Capital Leaves Dozens Dead World, May 14

    Officials said that at least 27 people had been killed, most of them assembly line workers, and that the toll could rise.

  13. Los Angeles Mayor’s Path to U.S. Ambassadorship Is Constricting U.S., May 11

    Mayor Eric Garcetti’s political future is unclear after a Senate report determined that he “more likely than not” knew about sexual harassment accusations against a top aide.

  14. Your Thursday Briefing: A Journalist Killed in the West Bank Briefing, May 11

    Plus uncertainty about China’s wheat harvest and religious violence in India.

  15. India’s Top Court Suspends Colonial-Era Sedition Law World, May 11

    The law has been used to quash dissent and is not in tune with the times, the court said. Its action does not overturn the law, though, only Parliament can do that.

  16. ‘Perpetual Violence’: India’s Dangerous New Pattern of Communal Tensions World, May 11

    As a national campaign by right-wing groups inflames local tensions, Muslim communities are facing the harshest punishments, according to activists, analysts and retired officials.

  17. India Finds Russian Oil an Irresistible Deal, No Matter the Diplomatic Pressure World, May 4

    A parade of emissaries have urged a harder line on Russia. But India’s political neutrality over the war in Ukraine has expanded into economic opportunism.

  18. Marcus Leatherdale, Portraitist of Downtown Manhattan, Dies at 69 Arts, May 4

    He was the Cecil Beaton of New York City’s demimonde during the AIDS years, making elegant portraits of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Madonna.

  19. Blackness and Standard English Can Coexist. Professors, Take Note. Opinion, May 3

    Failing to recognize this underserves Black English speakers.

  20. An Extraordinary Heat Wave Exposes the Limits of Protecting People Climate, May 3

    Temperatures are soaring across South Asia, testing dangerous thresholds. How much is climate change to blame? It’s becoming an ‘obsolete question,’ one scientist says.

  21. Your Friday Briefing: China’s Stimulus Plan Briefing, April 28

    Plus a U.S. push for Ukraine funds and extreme heat in India and Pakistan.

  22. The Extreme Heat Pummeling India and Pakistan Is About to Get Worse World, April 28

    The Indian subcontinent has recorded above-average temperatures for weeks. Heat-related weather watches or alerts are now in effect for hundreds of millions of people.

  23. 11 Electrocuted When Religious Chariot Hits Transmission Wires in India World, April 27

    Two of the 11 killed were children, and more than a dozen people were hurt as they fell or jumped from the vehicle, which was being pulled by devotees at a Hindu religious festival in southern India.

  24. Modi Stresses Growth, Sidestepping Politics, in Visit to Restive Territory World, April 24

    The Indian prime minister aims to ease decades of turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir through projects like a solar plant.

  25. What to Know: India’s Local Elections Interactive, February 24

    Five states in India, with nearly 300 million people, are voting in local elections this month that will also give a broader sense of India’s political direction and mood.

  26. The Weekender Interactive, January 14

    A prison town weighs a future without a prison. Also in this edition: the transformation of weddings in India’s south, and the secrets of melatonin.

  27. 52 Places for a Changed World Interactive, January 9

    The 2022 list highlights places around the globe where travelers can be part of the solution.

  28. How Much of the World Has Clean Water? Interactive, December 9

    The United Nations pledged to halve the percentage of the world without clean drinking water. Did it happen?

  29. How Much Are Countries Pledging to Reduce Emissions? Interactive, November 1

    The newest plans by countries to fight climate change still fall short of what scientists say is necessary. Here’s what the 10 biggest emitters have promised.

  30. ‘Everyone Here Is Alone’ Interactive, June 4

    How fear, neglect and Covid-19 tore apart a single New Delhi neighborhood.

  31. Just How Big Could India’s True Covid Toll Be? Interactive, May 25

    The country’s official figures grossly understate the pandemic’s true effects. Our estimates, informed by more than a dozen experts’ research, range from very bad to catastrophic.

  32. América del Sur e India impulsan los contagios de la COVID-19 en el mundo Interactive, May 5

    Debido a los aumentos repentinos en esas regiones, y en Europa del Este, el número promedio de nuevos casos diarios ha superado los 800.000 durante más de una semana.

  33. Global Virus Cases Reach New Peak, Driven by India and South America Interactive, May 1

    Led by surges in the two hotspots and Eastern Europe, the average number of new daily cases has exceeded 800,000 for more than a week.

  34. One Son’s 48-Hour Fight to Save His Parents Interactive, April 30

    After his parents fell seriously ill with Covid-19, Ajay Koli went on a desperate hunt for oxygen and medical care.

  35. The U.S. Has a New Climate Goal. How Does It Stack Up Globally? Interactive, April 22

    President Biden’s new pledge to cut emissions at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 is one of the more aggressive near-term targets among advanced economies.

  36. What a Tiny Masterpiece Reveals About Power and Beauty Interactive, April 2

    Crosscurrents of religion and culture shaped this stunningly detailed portrait of the 17th-century Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal.

  37. How Much Do You Know About India? Interactive, September 14

    Can you find India on a map? What else do you know about this South Asian nation with about 1.3 billion people?

  38. The Specter of Caste in Silicon Valley Op Ed, July 14

    Indian immigrants from Dalit backgrounds are rising up against caste discrimination at their workplaces in the United States.

  39. Live Cyclone Amphan Map: Tracking the Storm’s Path Interactive, May 19

    On Wednesday, the storm made landfall on India’s eastern coast with wind speeds between 100 and 115 miles per hour.

  40. India Coronavirus Map and Case Count Interactive, April 22

    A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

  41. India and the Mistrust Economy Op Ed, November 6

    Growth is slowing. Blame illiberalism for hurting investors’ confidence.

  42. Kadri Gopalnath, 69, Dies; Brought the Saxophone to Indian Music Obits, October 31

    Drawn to an instrument that sounded exotic to him, he became one of the most prominent classical musicians in India.

  43. India Finally Lets Lawmakers Into Kashmir: Far-Right Europeans Foreign, October 29

    India’s own members of Parliament have been kept out of the locked-down region for months, as have journalists and an American senator.

  44. Jiggs Kalra, Food Writer Who Elevated Indian Fine Dining, Dies at 72 Obits, June 10

    Through his newspaper columns and cookbooks, Mr. Kalra became a pioneer in Indian food writing and put the spotlight on little known chefs.

  45. ‘Hockey in Heaven’ Sports, April 19

    In a remote Himalayan town in northern India, a women’s ice hockey team comes together.

  46. Jet Airways, a Pioneer in India’s Skies, May Stop Flying Business, April 12

    India’s second-largest airline is out of cash and operating just nine planes. The outlook for a rescue is grim.