Known as Dee-Das in India, Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das are one of two pairs of married archers at the Tokyo Olympics.
The virus has created a patchwork of contradictory trends, surging in some countries and ebbing in others, depending on variants, vaccination, restrictions and compliance.
Two Indian states have been arguing since the 1980s over where exactly the line falls on a 193-square-mile strip of land dividing them. On Monday, guns and hand grenades came out.
For years, the Indian government has blocked the sale of a former U.S. consulate to a family of vaccine tycoons, but it’s not clear why. The Americans are getting annoyed.
Dramatic video showed boulders rolling down into a valley in Himachal Pradesh state in the Himalayas.
Cuando la segunda ola de coronavirus asolaba India, mi pareja y yo encontramos consuelo y orgullo en nuestros muñecos de felpa.
“Better to Have Gone,” by Akash Kapur, recounts the haunting, heartbreaking history of Auroville, an intentional community in southern India where he and his wife were raised.
India’s Covid deaths could be in the millions.
A comprehensive effort to estimate excess deaths in the country during the pandemic produced figures 10 times the government’s official coronavirus toll.
After a woman, who was born a Sikh, married a Muslim man, her parents accused him of kidnapping. Now, new laws across India are seeking to ban all interfaith marriages.
Religious diversity has defined India for centuries, but interfaith unions remain rare. The Times wants to know the social and political forces at work to separate or support those relationships.
The dense metropolis is among the only places in India — and one of the few left in the world — where fleets of hand-pulled rickshaws still ply the streets.
Indonesia reported more than 54,500 new virus cases on Wednesday, its third record daily rise in a row as oxygen is in short supply.
Hospitals in the country are overflowing and residents have scrambled to buy medical oxygen to treat family members at home.
An array of forces, including political suppression and the ubiquity of the internet, have made elements of traditional Tibetan lifestyles increasingly challenging.
The uneven response to India’s catastrophic second wave, coupled with widespread vaccine hesitancy, indicates that the coronavirus is here to stay.
Thousands of children lost their parents during a calamitous wave of infections. While the government is vowing to help them, many face the risk of neglect and exploitation when the attention fades.
As a leading man, Kumar, who died on Wednesday at 98, helped to craft the cinematic image of post-independence India.
India, Pakistan and Bangladesh alike enjoy the sweet and herbal taste of Rooh Afza, a beverage that has endured the region’s turbulent history. Now it is aiming for the palates of a new generation.
One of India’s earliest Method actors, he was the last survivor of a triumvirate of actors who ruled Hindi cinema in the 1950s and ’60s.
As India emerges from a traumatic spring, its most famous monument is open again. But worries that another wave of infections may be looming have cast a pall over lives that feel stuck in limbo.
What we know about a coronavirus variant that is quickly becoming the most dominant and dangerous.
The Rev. Stan Swamy was among more than a dozen activists jailed under a broad antiterrorism law that critics say is used to stifle dissent.
How fear, neglect and Covid-19 tore apart a single New Delhi neighborhood.
The country’s official figures grossly understate the pandemic’s true effects. Our estimates, informed by more than a dozen experts’ research, range from very bad to catastrophic.
Debido a los aumentos repentinos en esas regiones, y en Europa del Este, el número promedio de nuevos casos diarios ha superado los 800.000 durante más de una semana.
Led by surges in the two hotspots and Eastern Europe, the average number of new daily cases has exceeded 800,000 for more than a week.
After his parents fell seriously ill with Covid-19, Ajay Koli went on a desperate hunt for oxygen and medical care.
President Biden’s new pledge to cut emissions at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 is one of the more aggressive near-term targets among advanced economies.
Crosscurrents of religion and culture shaped this stunningly detailed portrait of the 17th-century Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal.
Can you find India on a map? What else do you know about this South Asian nation with about 1.3 billion people?
On Wednesday, the storm made landfall on India’s eastern coast with wind speeds between 100 and 115 miles per hour.
A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.