A Hindu religious holiday signifying the victory of good over evil ends in tragedy, as people sitting on railway tracks are killed by a speeding train.
From Singapore to Israel, countries besides the United States and China are striving to play a role in the field of artificial intelligence.
India’s governing party promised to champion women and economic growth, but more women are leaving the work force than ever, partly over safety concerns.
Pakistani authorities are going all-out against journalists.
As India develops new rules governing the data of its residents, global firms are the first target. Companies say they need more time to comply.
M. J. Akbar, a high-ranking lawmaker at the Ministry of External Affairs, said he would take legal action against the women who had made the accusations.
Ramachandra Guha’s “Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948” takes Gandhi on his own terms but does not gloss over the flaws.
To the surprise of many in the country, an eruption of sexual harassment allegations against men in entertainment and journalism has had quick results.
The Indian authorities have been outwitted by a crafty tigress that has killed more than a dozen people. So they are deploying a new weapon: cologne.
The Congress Party has found a new spring in its step by hounding Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the purchase of fighter jets from France, a deal that it says raises questions of corruption.
The hack of 50 million Facebook accounts affects logins on hundreds of other sites. Plus, two billionaires lost big, and another shared the wealth.
The country’s highest court has curtailed the uses of the national identification program, but fears about the misuse of information collected from a billion people remain.
Global warming is bringing an era of wilder, more dangerous rains. The good news is that we’re getting better at evacuating flood zones. The bad news is everything else.
Schoolyard brawls have a more nuanced buildup.
The Supreme Court said the Aadhaar fingerprint ID system is legal, but restricted it to government benefits and banned companies from using it.
The government says its identification system for public services has already saved billions of dollars, but critics are worried about data security and a surveillance state.
Official results give a decisive victory to the opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who promised to restore democratic freedoms and warmer ties with India.
Local news organizations said Ibrahim Mohamed Solih had won decisively, but Abdulla Yameen, the autocratic president, had yet to concede.