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  1. Ritha Devi, Indian Classical Dancer and Teacher, Dies at 92 Arts, Yesterday

    Ms. Devi was a specialist in the Odissi form of dance, a once-neglected style that she helped popularize in America in the 1970s.

  2. Ritha Devi, Indian Classical Dancer and Teacher, Dies at 92 Obits, Yesterday

    Ms. Devi was a specialist in the Odissi form of dance, a once-neglected style that she helped popularize in America in the 1970s.

  3. Top Kashmir Militant, Abu Ismail, Is Killed by Indian Forces Foreign, September 14

    Abu Ismail, who was killed along with an aide, was suspected of being behind a recent attack on pilgrims who were visiting a religious shrine.

  4. Sanitation in India Letters, September 10

    A sociologist writes that “experiences within one’s personal networks are likely to shape rural Indians’ decisions to build and use toilets.”

  5. India’s Modi Criticized for Following Twitter Feed Tied to Nasty Post Foreign, September 8

    Should influential people be held to a higher standard in choosing whom to follow? Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s defenders say following someone doesn’t mean you agree with them.

  6. They Thought the Monsoons Were Calm. Then Came the Deadly Floods. Foreign, September 7

    Despite hard experience with monsoons, many in northern India say no warning came when the floodwaters started coursing last month. Now, the death toll is rising.

  7. The Murder of an Indian Journalist Editorial, September 7

    A fearless journalist is the latest critic of Indian nationalism to be murdered.

  8. In India, Another Government Critic Is Silenced by Bullets Foreign, September 6

    Gauri Lankesh, an outspoken journalist, was assassinated Tuesday night. Friends said she had received too many threats to count, but laughed them off.

  9. For India, Toilets Are a (Mostly) Serious Issue Foreign, September 3

    A new movie, “Toilet, a Love Story,” has charmed audiences at a time when the government is trying to bring plumbing to the half a billion Indians without it.

  10. What Climate Scientists Want You to See in the Floodwaters Op Ed, September 2

    Hurricane Harvey offers an opportunity to understand what’s happening to the climate and how we can mitigate future disasters.

  11. U.S. Gives Military Assistance to Pakistan, With Strings Attached Foreign, August 30

    The $255 million in military aid will be put into escrow. Unlocking the funds will require Islamabad to stop supporting the Taliban.

  12. Head of Indian Medical College and His Wife Charged in Oxygen Shortage Foreign, August 30

    The deaths of several children, after oxygen was cut off for nonpayment of bills, result in charges of culpable homicide.

  13. Affirming Privacy, Rebuking India’s Leaders Opinion, August 30

    A Supreme Court ruling on a mandatory biometric identification program upholds broad constitutional freedoms.

  14. More Than 1,000 Died in South Asia Floods This Summer Foreign, August 29

    Flooding and landslides resulting from monsoon rains have directly affected at least 41 million people in Bangladesh, India and Nepal, the United Nations says.

  15. Is Pakistan Willing to Lose America? Opinion, August 29

    Pakistan would not risk the wrath of the United States if its concerns about India in Afghanistan were imaginary.

  16. Indian Guru Whose Followers Rioted Is Sentenced for Rape World, August 28

    The guru, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was found guilty of having raped two women more than a decade ago. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

  17. China and India Agree to Ease Tensions in Border Dispute World, August 28

    Analysts say that both sides gave ground, ending one of the worst diplomatic flare-ups between the nuclear-armed Asian rivals in decades.

  18. Violent Protests in India Turn Deadly After Guru’s Rape Conviction World, August 25

    At least 30 people were killed in violent clashes after a court found Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the leader of a popular spiritual sect, guilty of raping two of his followers.