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  1. India Halts Downloads of TikTok Video App, Citing Harm to Children Business, April 17

    TikTok is popular with children and young adults worldwide, but regulators are scrutinizing it, citing concerns about misuse and privacy.

  2. Modi’s Campaign of Fear and Prejudice Opinion, April 17

    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.

  3. In India, a Renewed Fight Against Leprosy Health, April 17

    Health workers thought they had vanquished the disease in 2005. But it lived on, cloaked in stigma and medical mystery.

  4. U.S. Risks Roiling Oil Markets in Trying to Tighten Sanctions World, April 15

    Oil purchases by China and India are undermining United States sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, but halting them could come at a cost.

  5. Step Right Up, Mr. Modi Opinion, April 14

    Can India’s prime minister maintain the power he has grasped during national elections this week?

  6. The Massacre That Led to the End of the British Empire Opinion, April 13

    The events at Jallianwala Bagh, in the Indian city of Amritsar, marked the beginning of the resistance against colonial governance.

  7. 100 Years On, India Still Awaits Apology for Massacre in Amritsar World, April 13

    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.

  8. What It Takes to Pull Off India’s Gargantuan Election World, April 13

    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.

  9. Jet Airways, a Pioneer in India’s Skies, May Stop Flying Technology, April 12

    India’s second-largest airline is out of cash and operating just nine planes. The outlook for a rescue is grim.

  10. Under Modi, a Hindu Nationalist Surge Has Further Divided India World, April 11

    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.

  11. India Election 2019: A Simple Guide to the World’s Largest Vote Interactive, April 10

    How does the election work? Will Modi win? What are the main issues facing India and its 900 million voters?

  12. In India, Voting Begins in Elections Unmatched in Size and Scope World, April 10

    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.

  13. Pakistan Premier: ‘No Use’ for Armed Militias Anymore World, April 9

    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.

  14. An Indian TV Show Points the Way for a New Generation Arts, April 9

    Amazon’s “Made in Heaven” complicates the glamour of wealthy Indian weddings by confronting patriarchy, homophobia and class.

  15. Maldives Election Results Empower a Critic of China World, April 8

    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.

  16. Overlooked No More: S.N. Goenka, Who Brought Mindfulness to the West Obituaries, April 3

    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.

  17. NASA Says Debris From India’s Antisatellite Test Puts Space Station at Risk World, April 2

    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.

  18. In India Election, False Posts and Hate Speech Flummox Facebook Technology, April 1

    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.

  19. India Shot Down a Satellite, Modi Says, Joining a Select Group of Nations World, March 27

    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.

  20. India Shot Down a Satellite, Modi Says, Shifting Balance of Power in Asia World, March 27

    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.

  21. ‘My Girls Are Getting a Future Here’ Opinion, March 26

    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.

  22. Nirav Modi, Fugitive ‘Jeweler to the Stars,’ Is Arrested in London Business, March 21

    Mr. Modi, whose diamonds have adorned Hollywood stars, has been accused of a major bank fraud in India.

  23. Indian Court Acquits Four Men Accused in Deadly 2007 Train Bombing World, March 20

    Observers in India immediately framed the verdict in stark terms: as a win for Hindu extremists, or a decision that disproved their existence.