The cyclone is the fourth named storm in the North Indian Ocean this year. The city of Chennai, in southern India, was battered by heavy rains on Wednesday as the storm neared landfall in the state of Tamil Nadu.
The severe storm was poised to make landfall near Puducherry, leading officials to evacuate parts of the region.
Nationalist leaders decry scenes in the show “A Suitable Boy” between a Hindu and a Muslim, at a time of rising interfaith conflict and government efforts to control online content.
His roles in classic movies directed by Satyajit Ray won him admiration from cinephiles and made him a hero to his fellow Bengalis.
In rural India and other places where tuberculosis is rampant, A.I. that scans lung X-rays might eliminate the scourge.
Well, many reasons. But Harvard economist Raj Chetty says that’s the age at which America’s “Einsteins” are identified — and lost.
The deal sealed on Sunday stands as a potent symbol of Beijing’s growing economic sway in Southeast Asia at a time of uncertainty over Washington’s economic ties with the region.
Diwali is a celebration of light. It reminds me that we can help one another get through the darkest times. And it comes at an especially grim time in our country.
The American icon saw promise in the world’s largest market for two-wheelers. But its bikes sold poorly in a country where incomes are low and manufacturing isn’t easy.
While some hope the worst might be over, lapsed vigilance, cold weather and the festival season could spark a resurgence.
Mr. Modi declares victory for his coalition in Bihar State, stopping the B.J.P.’s recent slide with a vote seen as a referendum on the government’s Covid-19 response.
In India and its diaspora, a new wave of small companies are using Diwali and its tradition of giving sweets to popularize a different kind of bar.
In India and its diaspora, a new array of small companies are using Diwali and its tradition of giving sweets to popularize a different kind of bar.
Kamala Harris’s ancestral village in southern India rejoiced on Sunday. But across the country, many wonder what changes the new administration will bring.
The conservative anchor Arnab Goswami was detained on charges of abetting a suicide in Mumbai, where an opposition party is in power.
Those who live in the hometown of Ms. Harris’s grandfather see the Democratic vice-presidential nominee as one of their own. “She is the daughter of the village’s soil,” one woman said.
Our election systems were not built for the modern era. Looking abroad might help.
Readers never saw his name. But for decades, P.J. Anthony did as much for The Times’s bureau in India as anyone.
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes Hindus more equal than religious minorities, Muslims seek equality from the secular Constitution, not Shariah.
Can you find India on a map? What else do you know about this South Asian nation with about 1.3 billion people?
Earth is overheating. This year is poised to be one of the hottest ever. Millions are already feeling the pain, but the agony of extreme heat is profoundly unequal across the globe.
China and India are locked in a tense, deadly struggle for advantage on their disputed mountain border.
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.