TikTok is popular with children and young adults worldwide, but regulators are scrutinizing it, citing concerns about misuse and privacy.
India’s prime minister is seeking re-election by stoking fear among the Hindu majority of the potential dangers posed by the country’s Muslims and Pakistan.
Health workers thought they had vanquished the disease in 2005. But it lived on, cloaked in stigma and medical mystery.
Oil purchases by China and India are undermining United States sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, but halting them could come at a cost.
Can India’s prime minister maintain the power he has grasped during national elections this week?
The events at Jallianwala Bagh, in the Indian city of Amritsar, marked the beginning of the resistance against colonial governance.
The British never apologized for the 1919 mass killing of Indians protesting colonial rule in the city of Amritsar, which was ordered by a British general.
More than 900 million people — over 10 percent of the world’s population — could head to the polls over several weeks. The government is committed to polling every voter, no matter how isolated.
India’s second-largest airline is out of cash and operating just nine planes. The outlook for a rescue is grim.
The Hindu right has never been so enfranchised at every level of power. Now, with another term likely for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, minorities are worried.
How does the election work? Will Modi win? What are the main issues facing India and its 900 million voters?
Over five weeks, 900 million voters can cast ballots on 2.3 million electronic machines, in what is seen as a referendum on Narendra Modi, the powerful prime minister.
Imran Khan, praised for his statesmanlike handling of a recent standoff with India, said Pakistan can’t allow the powerful groups to operate any longer.
Amazon’s “Made in Heaven” complicates the glamour of wealthy Indian weddings by confronting patriarchy, homophobia and class.
The apparent victory for the party led by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih could help him restore political freedoms in a country with an authoritarian past.
He gave up life as a successful Burmese businessman to teach meditation in India, and played a significant role in the explosion of interest in meditation as we know it today.
India’s test launch last week “is not compatible with the future of human spaceflight that we need to see have happen,” the space agency’s administrator said.
With as many as 879 million eligible voters set to cast ballots in the coming weeks, Facebook is struggling to cope with the disinformation and hate speech that is circulating online.
If confirmed, a successful test would make India the fourth country to have one, after the United States, Russia and China. With elections near, Modi played it for maximum effect.
The test could destabilize the balance of power between India and Pakistan and escalate the rivalry with China. With elections near, Mr. Modi played the news for maximum effect.
In India, parents who migrate to cities often have no choice but to leave their children alone while they work at low-wage jobs. Now there’s some relief.
Mr. Modi, whose diamonds have adorned Hollywood stars, has been accused of a major bank fraud in India.
Observers in India immediately framed the verdict in stark terms: as a win for Hindu extremists, or a decision that disproved their existence.