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Viral Video: Moonwalking Over The Potholes Of India

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Sometimes it takes a leap of imagination to get the authorities to repair damaged streets. And it's not a joke – pothole-related accidents claim thousands of lives in India.


India's Modi Defends Moves In Kashmir As Lockdown Continues

Thursday, August 15, 2019

India has split the state into two territories and shut off phone, Internet and cable TV service in the disputed region since early August.


Tensions Continue High Over Kashmir, With 500 Arrests And A Communications Blackout

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Indian-administered Kashmir is now in its fourth day of a communications blackout, following the government's decision to revoke its special status. Pakistan has downgraded diplomatic ties.


A Robot Might Take His Job — And That's Good News

Friday, August 02, 2019

Cleaning sewers by hand is a profession in India that has been banned but still persists. Mechanical devices, including robots, are emerging as a possible solution.


Bangladesh Reports More Than 13,000 Dengue Cases In July

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

It's the highest number since 2000, when the country first started to keep records of the disease.


India's #MeToo Movement, One Year On

Monday, July 29, 2019

Nearly a year after the movement exploded across the country, some activists worry that the fight against sexual harassment has stalled.


Millions In India Face Uncertain Future After Being Left Off Citizenship List

Friday, May 10, 2019

The northeastern state of Assam left some 4 million people, mostly Muslims, off its citizenship register last year. At the same time, India is seeking to offer citizenship to non-Muslim foreigners.


The Powerful Group Shaping The Rise Of Hindu Nationalism In India

Friday, May 03, 2019

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, or RSS, is close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and holds an outsize influence on national policy. Its goal: to redefine India according to the Hindu faith.


In India, Ayurveda Is A Booming Business

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Ayurvedic products and treatments based on ancient Indian healing practices are part of a multibillion-dollar industry. A yoga guru with ties to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has built a retail empire.


Polls Open In The World's Largest Democracy: Fun Facts On India's Election

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Polls have opened in 18 Indian states and two union territories. It is the first day of a seven-phase election staggered over more than five weeks in the country of 1.3 billion people.


Pakistan Hands Over Captured Indian Pilot At Tense Border Checkpoint

Friday, March 01, 2019

The pilot was captured this week after his MiG-21 fighter jet was shot down over the Pakistani-administered part of disputed Kashmir.


Saudi Crown Prince's Visit To India Signals Pivot Eastward For Riyadh

Thursday, February 21, 2019

When Mohammed bin Salman met earlier this week with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the two leaders appeared to avoid touchy subjects such as Saudi support for Pakistan.


Welcome To The World's Largest Gathering Of Humans

Sunday, January 20, 2019

It's India's Kumbh Mela festival, which is expected to draw a record 15 million pilgrims this year, all looking to take a dip in the sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers.


How Those Trendy LED Balloons Make It To India's Street Corners

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

They're part of a global supply chain of trinkets that starts out in Chinese factories. A vendor in India can earn a living by selling five a night.


Farmers Throng India's Capital, Demanding Higher Crop Prices, Debt Relief

Friday, November 30, 2018

Tens of thousands of farmers are marching on New Delhi, where they say Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has been indifferent to their plight — including poor crop prices and mounting debt.


In Gesture To India, Pakistan To Open Cross-Border Pathway To Sikh Holy Site

Friday, November 30, 2018

For decades, India's Sikhs have longed to reach one of their holiest sites, a soaring white temple, built on a river bank. A new corridor will allow them visa-free access to the temple.


What It's Like To Breathe Some Of The Most Polluted Air In The World

Sunday, November 25, 2018

In New Delhi, the air has a dusty, burnt taste, says NPR's Furkan Latif Khan. And sometimes the air is so bad she wears a face mask.


Government Official Resigns As #MeToo Movement Gathers Force In India

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A year after sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein catapulted #MeToo into a national movement in the U.S., women in India are using Facebook and Twitter to tell their stories.


India's Biometric ID System Has Led To Starvation For Some Poor, Advocates Say

Monday, October 01, 2018

The world's biggest biometric system, with iris scans of 1.2 billion people, was designed to help the poor. But it has sparked concerns about privacy and in some cases has exacerbated starvation.


India's Anti-Gay Law Is History. Next Challenge: Treat LGBTQ Patients With Respect

Monday, September 17, 2018

The law drove generations of LGBTQ Indians into the shadows — and got in the way of basic access to health care.