T/india

  1. Muslim Women in India Challenge ‘Instant Divorce’ Law Foreign, Yesterday

    Local Muslim authorities defend the traditional practice, in which a man can divorce his wife by saying “talaq” three times. But women do not have the same right....

  2. Killing of Militant by Indian Forces Sets Off Protests in Kashmir Foreign, May 27

    Several hundred villagers charged Indian troops who had surrounded a house where the militant was hiding, and broader protests erupted in the region....

  3. Rumors on WhatsApp Ignite 2 Mob Attacks in India, Killing 7 Foreign, May 25

    Seven men were beaten to death last week by mobs stirred up by false reports of child kidnappers, underscoring the lawlessness that still plagues India....

  4. Expert Doubts China’s Population Number, Saying India May Be No. 1 Foreign, May 24

    Yi Fuxiang, a Chinese scientist at the University of Wisconsin, challenged China’s figure of 1.38 billion people, suggesting India is more populous....

  5. Climate Cowards — and Heroes Op Ed, May 22

    China’s and India’s progress highlights the short-sightedness of the Trump administration’s climate stance....

  6. China and India Make Big Strides on Climate Change Editorial, May 22

    Progress by two of the world’s top greenhouse gas producers is a huge lesson for the United States....

  7. No, Google’s Not a Bird: Bringing the Internet to Rural India Foreign, May 21

    A recent convert to the wonders of the web is trying to persuade his neighbors in a remote village that “the whole world rests inside the mobile.”...

  8. Museum of the Future: Portable and Personal Multimedia/Photos, May 22

    Dayanita Singh has spent the past decade creating customizable photo books that are a portable exhibit and catalog in one....

  9. Museum of the Future: Portable and Personal Lens, May 22

    Dayanita Singh has spent the past decade creating customizable photo books that are a portable exhibit and catalog in one.

  10. Pakistan Is Ordered to Suspend Execution of Indian Convicted of Espionage Foreign, May 18

    The International Court of Justice asked the country to delay the execution of Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav until it had a chance to rule on a case brought by India....

  11. India’s Lost Party Mansions T Style, May 17

    The country’s Chettinad region is full of architectural relics in various states of decaying opulence. For some inhabitants, the extravagance goes on; for others, it is a memory slipping away....

  12. India Allows Abortion for 10-Year-Old Rape Victim Foreign, May 16

    A court ruled that the procedure could be carried out, even though the girl’s pregnancy had passed the 20-week cutoff point under Indian law....

  13. Beheadings and Vengeance: A Cycle of Killing on a Border in Kashmir Foreign, May 15

    Acts of extreme brutality occur with some regularity along the Line of Control, the disputed military frontier that divides Kashmir into Indian and Pakistani territory....

  14. Indian Girl, 10, Was Raped Repeatedly. Now She May Have to Give Birth. Foreign, May 15

    Raped by her stepfather, the girl is now at least 20 weeks pregnant, and under Indian law she may not be entitled to an abortion....

  15. Politics and Plagues Video, May 14

    What do the C.I.A. and Nigerian imams have to do with the fight to end polio? Retro Report examines how the worlds of politics and public health can collide....

  16. 24 Indian Wedding Guests Are Killed When Wall Collapses in Storm Foreign, May 11

    The victims, including four children, were seeking shelter from a thunderstorm in Bharatpur when a 14-foot boundary wall failed, crushing them beneath it....

  17. Capturing the Colorful Style of Punjab, India Styles, May 6

    “People in Punjab wear very bright, vibrant colors,” said Mark Hartman, a photographer based in Brooklyn who spent March in India. “To me, it shows a sense of pride and confidence.”...

  18. A Season of Regret for an Aging Tribal Expert in India Foreign, May 5

    T.N. Pandit, 82, an anthropologist who studied indigenous groups and coaxed them into contact with outsiders, now agrees that the Jarawa people have been damaged by such exposure....

  19. Vinod Khanna, Bollywood Movie Idol, Dies at 70 Movies, May 2

    Mr. Khanna, one of the most well-known stars in India, also had a career in public service and at one point became a follower of the guru known as Osho.

  20. Two Muslim Teenagers Killed in India Over Accusation of Cow Theft World, May 1

    They were kicked and hit with sticks by a mob of hundreds. The police said the attack was not motivated by religious concerns.