The governing party lost ground in several states, leaving many wondering if Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in danger of losing in national voting next year.
Urjit Patel resigned on Monday after the Modi government sought to loosen loan restrictions and spend some of the central bank’s cash reserves.
Mr. Mallya, who turned a family brewing business into a sprawling conglomerate, fled to Britain in 2016, facing unpaid bills and accusations of fraud in his native country.
I set out to write a story about how the free, Wi-Fi-based app was changing food culture in India. I discovered it would change my reporting, too.
Dalits and other Indian gender, religious, tribal and ethnic minorities are regularly harassed on Twitter by right-wing troll armies.
The death of a young American missionary on a tropical island at the hands of an indigenous group has left us to wonder: Are they better off with us or without us?
The police outside New Delhi raided fake tech-support centers that sent false warnings to Americans and Canadians and then charged to “fix” the nonexistent infection.
Indian forces said they had killed Naveed Jatt, a charismatic fighter who escaped police custody and is accused of assassinating a newspaper editor.
Born in India and later a resident of Africa, Europe and the United States, she explored themes of feminism, post-colonialism and the search for identity.
Coal, the most polluting of energy sources, shows no sign of disappearing three years after the Paris agreement, when world leaders promised decisive action against global warming.
The application, blamed for all kinds of mayhem on the subcontinent, has proved a boon for farmers, home cooks and chefs who once lacked a way to share.
False rumors of child kidnappers have gone viral on WhatsApp in India, prompting fearful mobs to kill two dozen innocent people since April
India’s president, Ram Nath Kovind, is in Sydney this week trying to build ties with Australia as the two countries seek to counter China’s growing clout.
The tribe of Andaman islanders, one of the world’s most enigmatic groups, have had limited interaction with outsiders.
In a Michigan case involving members of a small Muslim sect, the court found that only states, not federal prosecutors, could bring charges.
John Allen Chau had ventured to North Sentinel in the Andaman Sea, where the local tribe has killed outsiders simply for setting foot on their shore.
A renewed power play by Mahinda Rajapaksa, who ran the country for a decade, has reignited fears of majoritarianism and trouble for the minorities.
The leaders of one Indian state gave 2.9 million smartphones to residents, then used them to campaign for re-election. Others may copy the model.
While India is undergoing tremendous change, caste discrimination is still a force. Those who rebel against are often met with unchecked brutality.
In the Ladakh region of northern India, the town of Leh is known for its beauty and culture, and for the experience of buying a cashmere scarf.
In 2016, hundreds of millions of people in India got internet access. They helped make T-Series the most watched YouTube channel in the world.
Ramabai traveled around India in the 19th century to give lectures on women’s emancipation and established one of the country’s first women’s shelters and schools.