T/india

  1. India’s Move in Kashmir: More Than 2,000 Rounded Up With No Recourse World, August 23

    Kashmiri politicians, business owners, activists and scholars are among those swept up as India tightens its grip — critics say illegally — on the territory.

  2. What’s Happening in Kashmir? Our Cameras Contradict India’s Official Story Video, August 23

    Indian authorities say life is returning to normal in Kashmir. But thousands of people have been detained, and the military still patrols the streets, firing pellet guns and tear gas to quell protests.

  3. Pakistan, Rohingya, Hong Kong: Your Friday Briefing Briefing, August 22

    Myanmar's broken promises.

  4. Inside India’s Messy Electric Vehicle Revolution Technology, August 22

    A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up.

  5. The Mystery of the Himalayas’ Skeleton Lake Just Got Weirder Science, August 20

    Every summer, hundreds of ancient bones emerge from the ice. A new genetic study helps explain how they got there.

  6. Cómo un multimillonario podría hacer que tres países sean dependientes del carbón durante décadas en Español, August 20

    La historia de un proyecto minero en Australia ayuda a explicar por qué el mundo sigue quemando carbón a pesar del gran riesgo que representa para el futuro.

  7. India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid. World, August 17

    Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda.

  8. India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir World, August 16

    After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored.

  9. The World Has a Diamond Glut. Why Is That a Problem? Business, August 16

    Mines are closing, and middlemen are being squeezed. But don’t expect bargains at the jewelry counter.

  10. With Trump as President, the World Is Spiraling Into Chaos Opinion, August 16

    Trump torched America’s foreign policy infrastructure. The results are becoming clear.

  11. The Silence Is the Loudest Sound Opinion, August 15

    The Indian government has confined about seven million Kashmiris to their homes and imposed a complete communications blackout.

  12. How One Billionaire Could Keep Three Countries Hooked on Coal for Decades Climate, August 15

    The story of a mining project in Australia helps to explain why the world keeps burning coal despite the profound risk it poses to the future.

  13. India Shut Down Kashmir’s Internet Access. Now, ‘We Cannot Do Anything.’ Technology, August 14

    Pharmacists can’t restock medicines; workers aren’t being paid. But the government still loves to block the internet for “peace and tranquillity.”

  14. Overlooked No More: Laxmibai, India’s Warrior Queen Who Fought the British Obituaries, August 14

    When the British tried to take control of the northern Indian town of Jhansi, Queen Laxmibai trained and led her own army, and was killed in battle.

  15. Overlooked No More: Rani of Jhansi, India’s Warrior Queen Who Fought the British Obituaries, August 14

    When the British tried to take control of the northern Indian town of Jhansi, Queen Laxmibai trained and led her own army, and was killed in battle.

  16. Priyanka Chopra Came to Talk About Beauty. It Got Political. Style, August 13

    At Beautycon, the actress was confronted about her endorsement of the Indian Armed Forces on Twitter.

  17. Waning of American Power? Trump Struggles With an Asia in Crisis World, August 13

    The Trump administration has taken a hands-off approach to conflicts — from Kashmir to Hong Kong to the rivalry between Japan and South Korea — as Asian officials escalate the battles.

  18. Photos Show the Devastation of Monsoons Ravaging India and Pakistan World, August 12

    The torrential rains led to landslides in the countryside and inundated cities, electrocuting some residents and burying others under mud.

  19. Kashmir: Pakistan’s View Opinion, August 12

    The government says “the most obvious option is for India to loosen its stranglehold on Kashmir and act in the spirit and the letter of international law.” Also: Corporate ethics; museum workers’ pay.

  20. Inside Kashmir, Cut Off From the World: ‘A Living Hell’ of Anger and Fear World, August 10

    A firsthand look inside Kashmir, the contested region the Indian government has all but cut off from the outside world, found a population that is feeling besieged and furious.

  21. Pakistan Runs Out of Options as India Tightens Grip on Kashmir World, August 9

    Threatened with sanctions over its ties to militants, and with the cost of war perilously high, Pakistan has little recourse diplomatically or militarily.

  22. The Crackdown on Kashmir Podcasts, August 9

    The decision by India’s Hindu nationalist government to revoke the autonomy of the disputed region brings a decades-long conflict to a tipping point.

  23. Sushma Swaraj, 67, Popular Indian Minister and Modi Ally, Dies Obituaries, August 8

    Ms. Swaraj, a right-wing politician and the second woman to serve as India’s external affairs minister, was known for her good-humored social media presence.

  24. Modi Defends Revoking Kashmir’s Statehood as Protests Flare World, August 8

    Demonstrations against the move to revoke the disputed region’s special status had broken out ahead of the speech by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  25. Modi’s Majoritarian March to Kashmir Opinion, August 8

    For India’s new rulers, Muslim-majority Kashmir was the perfect place to announce the rise of India’s new muscular nationalism and unabashed majoritarianism.

  26. India Annexes Kashmir and Brings Us Back to Partition Opinion, August 7

    Subjugating an entire people wasn’t enough for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  27. 3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Business, August 7

    Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions.

  28. Pakistan Hits Back at India Over Kashmir Move, Targeting Bilateral Trade World, August 7

    Prime Minister Imran Khan denounced his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, for promoting “an ideology that puts Hindus above all other religions.”

  29. In Kashmir Move, Critics Say, Modi Is Trying to Make India a Hindu Nation World, August 6

    The prime minister says that eliminating Kashmir’s autonomy was just a reorganization. Others see an attack on India’s secular identity and a historic blow to its democracy.

  30. India Tempts Fate in Kashmir, ‘The Most Dangerous Place in the World’ Opinion, August 5

    By revoking the special status of the mountainous territory, India is courting conflict with Pakistan.

  31. Por qué hay una disputa territorial en Cachemira Interactive, August 5

    Una guía a los orígenes del conflicto entre India y Pakistán, después de la movilización de tropas indias y de un anuncio que aumentó las tensiones.

  32. A Great Odissi Dancer Conjures Gods and Demons Alone Arts, August 2

    Bijayini Satpathy, famous for her work with the Indian company Nrityagram, has decided to strike out on her own “before it was too late.”

  33. Top Court Intervenes in Rape Case That Has Stunned India World, August 2

    The Supreme Court ordered police protection for a woman who accused a politician of rape. She was critically injured in a car crash that he is suspected of orchestrating.

  34. Having Accused a Politician of Rape, She Feared for Her Life. Now, She’s Fighting for It. World, July 31

    The woman who accused a powerful Indian lawmaker of rape was critically injured in a car crash. Her family suspects foul play.

  35. India’s ‘Coffee King’ Found Dead Amid Financial Troubles Business, July 31

    V.G. Siddhartha beat Starbucks to dominate India’s retail coffee industry, but he also faced growing debt and pressure from the tax authorities.

  36. India’s Parliament OKs Ending Instant Divorce for Muslims World, July 30

    More than 20 countries, including neighboring Pakistan and Bangladesh, have banned the practice.

  37. The Sometimes Loved, Mostly Tolerated Street Dogs of India Reader Center, July 30

    “Indis” are everywhere in the country, and come in all shapes and sizes. But they’re not exactly pets.

  38. India’s Wild Tiger Population Rises, Despite Conflict With Humans World, July 29

    According to a government estimate, the country now has about 3,000 Bengal tigers, a third more than it had in 2014.