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  1. Dozens Watching Fireworks in India Are Mowed Down by Speeding Train World, October 19

    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.

  2. The World of A.I. Special Sections, October 18

    From Singapore to Israel, countries besides the United States and China are striving to play a role in the field of artificial intelligence.

  3. A Top Indian Minister Resigns, but Can #MeToo Reform Government? Foreign, October 17

    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.

  4. Censorship Under Military Dictators Was Bad. It May Be Worse in a Democracy. Op Ed, October 17

    Pakistani authorities are going all-out against journalists.

  5. U.S. Credit Card Giants Flout India’s New Law on Personal Data Business, October 15

    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.

  6. Indian Minister at Center of #MeToo Case Calls Abuse Accusations ‘Wild and Baseless’ Foreign, October 14

    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.

  7. A New Biography Presents Gandhi, Warts and All Book Review, October 10

    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.

  8. After a Long Wait, India’s #MeToo Movement Suddenly Takes Off Foreign, October 9

    To the surprise of many in the country, an eruption of sexual harassment allegations against men in entertainment and journalism has had quick results.

  9. How to Attract a Killer Tigress? Try a Man’s Cologne Foreign, October 8

    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.

  10. With ‘Fishy’ Jet Deal, India’s Opposition Finally Lands a Blow on Modi Foreign, October 6

    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.

  11. The Week in Tech: A Breach That Ripples Far Beyond Facebook Business, October 5

    The hack of 50 million Facebook accounts affects logins on hundreds of other sites. Plus, two billionaires lost big, and another shared the wealth.

  12. The Indian Government’s Astonishing Hunger for Citizen Data Op Ed, October 5

    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.

  13. Why the Wilder Storms? It’s a ‘Loaded Dice’ Problem Climate, October 5

    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.

  14. That Thing That India and Pakistan Do Opinion, September 26

    Schoolyard brawls have a more nuanced buildup.

  15. India’s Top Court Limits Sweep of Biometric ID Program Business, September 26

    The Supreme Court said the Aadhaar fingerprint ID system is legal, but restricted it to government benefits and banned companies from using it.

  16. Why India Wants to Scan All Fingers, Eyes and Faces Video, September 25

    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.

  17. Fears of Maldives Crisis Ease After President Concedes Election Loss Foreign, September 24

    Official results give a decisive victory to the opposition candidate, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who promised to restore democratic freedoms and warmer ties with India.

  18. Maldives Opposition Declares Election Victory Foreign, September 23

    Local news organizations said Ibrahim Mohamed Solih had won decisively, but Abdulla Yameen, the autocratic president, had yet to concede.