Amid competing ideas of history, what Indians call their geography reflects a country’s desire to see itself.
The two nuclear powers are fighting over a border, but their battle is really over the shape of Asia’s future.
Rescue workers searched for survivors after a five-story apartment building collapsed in Mumbai, burying residents under tons of rubble.
An innovative Australian takes a cue from early AIDS fighters to distribute generic new drugs that treat another potential killer, hepatitis C.
In some countries, companies offer women paid time off for period pain. But some experts fear these policies reinforce dated stereotypes.
Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, intolerance that threatens the secularism crucial democracy in India has been unleashed.
This World Cup was a breakthrough tournament. After decades of second-class citizenship, the players got respect — and some decent money.
Mr. Kovind was selected by the governing Bharatiya Janata Party, which wants to broaden Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s coalition.
Etiquette can vary by destination: use the correct utensils, eat at the right hour and research tipping practices.
Sujatha Gidla, who was born an untouchable in India but moved to the United States at 26, recounts how ancient prejudices persist today.
Millenniums of marriages within well-defined subgroups in South Asia have created many populations with higher risks of recessive disease, according to new research.
Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Hindu extremists have turned deadly and are gaining political power.
The vehicle was heading to the Amarnath cave, where ice forms a column considered to be a symbol of the god Shiva.
A dispute between a maid and her employer led to a full-blown riot, an unusual boiling over of resentment between rich and poor in India.
Yogi Adityanath, the hard-line new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, is seen as a potential contender to succeed Narendra Modi.
Yogi Adityanath is the new chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, a post seen as a springboard for future prime ministers.
The court said a ban intended to protect cows, which Hindus consider sacred, imposed hardships on the beef and leather industries, largely run by Muslims.
The Indian Navy also announced a plan to station warships to monitor movement through the Strait of Malacca, where many Chinese vessels enter from the South China Sea.
The state-run airline said it was saving money by no longer serving meat in coach on domestic flights, but critics saw it as discrimination against non-Hindus.
Attacks by vigilante cow protectors are on the rise in India. The spike is driven in part by politics.
The Indian painter’s final works, eight triptychs depicting his country’s culture, are on view in the United States for the first time, in Chicago.
Narendra Modi is the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel in the 25 years since the two countries established full diplomatic relations.
Often the best way to see if a cyberweapon works is to try it out in a country without the best digital defenses, as recent attacks have indicated.
The new system will replace a welter of taxes from around the country that were seen as a major impediment to growth. But will it be any simpler?...
Some warned that demonetization would hurt India’s economy. It did. But not quite as anticipated.
As thousands turned out for protests against rising violence toward Muslims and lower-caste Indians, many wondered: How did we get here?...
The latest strike, which affected computers from Ukraine to the United States, has intensified worries that such events will become everyday dangers.
China, seeing the U.S.-India relationship as the greatest threat to its effort to carve out a “Sinocentric Asia,” is sending a message, analysts say.
The display of warmth between President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at least partly aimed at China, which has disappointed Mr. Trump in recent weeks.