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  1. In India, Journalists Face Slut-Shaming and Rape Threats Op Ed, Yesterday

    Criticizing Hindu nationalists made me the target of a social-media mob attack.

  2. Killer Dogs Take 14 Lives. Did Closing Slaughterhouses Play a Role? Foreign, Yesterday

    Villagers whose children have been killed by wild dogs blame Hindu-right politicians for closing slaughterhouses, which they say has deprived dogs of food and made them violent.

  3. Modi Visits Kashmir and Is Met With a Strike Foreign, May 19

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India visited the disputed region of Kashmir, where he was met by calls from separatists for a shutdown of the area.

  4. A Long Shot in Kashmir Editorial, May 18

    A planned cease-fire for the holy month of Ramadan offers India and Pakistan a slim chance to start a peace process in a place of perpetual conflict.

  5. The Ancient Art of Jaipur Block Printing, and What It Means to India T Style, May 18

    There are some traditions that are universal. Here, we highlight a single craft — and how it’s being adapted, rethought and remade for the 21st century.

  6. India Declares a Rare Cease-Fire in Kashmir for Ramadan Foreign, May 17

    For the first time in 15 years, the Indian government has called a halt to military operations during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, hoping to revive peace talks.

  7. A Spicy, Crunchy Indian Fish Fry the Way Her Grandmother Liked It Magazine, May 15

    This family dish is golden and crisp all over, with savory white meat taking on the flavors of caramelized ginger and garlic, browned coriander seeds and red chile.

  8. The World Wants Air-Conditioning. That Could Warm the World. Climate, May 15

    The number of units worldwide is predicted to soar by midcentury, and the electricity to power them will increase planet-warming emissions.

  9. In India, Facebook’s WhatsApp Plays Central Role in Elections Business, May 14

    Unlike Facebook and Instagram, WhatsApp has received little attention for its influence on voters. But in one Indian state, the messaging service became a prime election tool.

  10. Influential Politician in India Is Accused of Driving Wife to Suicide Foreign, May 14

    Shashi Tharoor, one of India’s suavest opposition politicians, was charged with cruelty to a woman and abetting suicide.

  11. Walmart Takes Control of India’s Flipkart in E-Commerce Gamble Business, May 9

    The $16 billion deal will put America’s largest operator of physical retail stores in direct competition with Amazon in a promising but risky market.

  12. Green Slime on the Taj Mahal? Court Blames Slow, Botched Cleanup Foreign, May 9

    India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday reprimanded the Archaeological Survey of India for failing to protect the Taj Mahal from dirty feet and insects.

  13. A Simple Way to Improve a Billion Lives: Eyeglasses Science, May 5

    It’s the biggest health crisis you’ve never heard of. Doctors, philanthropists and companies are trying to solve it.

  14. After Gang Rape of Girl, 16, First a Fine, and Then a Murder Foreign, May 5

    After a teenage girl was gang raped in India, village leaders imposed a $750 fine on the ringleader. He then set the girl on fire.

  15. Devastating Dust Storm Strikes India, Killing at Least 94 Foreign, May 3

    The storm was one of the worst in decades. Houses, trees and electricity poles were felled by lightning strikes and 100-mile-an-hour winds.

  16. Apu, South Asia Stereotypes and ‘The Simpsons’ Letters, May 3

    Readers discuss whether the character Apu is offensive and should be removed from the show.

  17. Northern India Hit By Deadly Dust Storm Video, May 3

    The storm swept over the states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, killing dozens of people and leaving many more injured.

  18. #MeToo Goes Global Op Ed, May 2

    A brutal crime in India highlights a worldwide problem.

  19. Walmart, With Billions to Spend, Seeks Flipkart E-Commerce Site in India Business, April 26

    The company is said to be in talks to acquire Flipkart, India’s leading online retailer, to counter Amazon’s push into the country.

  20. Bus Driver in India Is Distracted by Music, and 13 Children Die Foreign, April 26

    For the third time in recent years, a negligent school bus driver in the country who was listening to music crashed into a train.

  21. When Modi and Xi Meet, Indian Elections Will Set the Tone Foreign, April 26

    At a meeting in China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India will, explicitly or not, be seeking President Xi Jinping’s help to win next year’s Indian election.

  22. Secret Service Arrests Armed Person Outside Consular Offices Washington, April 25

    Officers arrested a person with a weapon at a building that houses foreign consular offices, including the Interest Section for Iran.

  23. Indian Guru Sentenced to Life in Prison for Raping Teenage Girl Foreign, April 25

    The guru, Asaram Bapu, had amassed hundreds of thousands of followers in India, and at least two witnesses who testified against him were murdered.

  24. Where 8-Year-Old Was Raped and Killed, Hindus Rally Around Suspects Foreign, April 24

    Protests of outrage over the crime have erupted across India. But in the village where she was killed, people have lined up behind the accused men.