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Hundreds of Nepalese men moved to Russia to join in its fight against Ukraine

Monday, January 08, 2024

Participating in a far-flung war comes at a heavy cost. Ten Nepalese men have died, and more than a hundred are missing. Families blame local recruiters for Russia's army.


India's Supreme Court rules against marriage equality

Sunday, October 22, 2023

India's Supreme Court refused a bid to make same-sex marriage legal. The decision shocked millions in the LGBTQ community there.


Thousands of families are caught up in the fallout between Canada and India

Friday, September 29, 2023

As India suspends issuing visas to Canadian citizens, those who used to straddle between the two countries are being caught in the middle of a diplomatic standoff.


Clashes are injuring India's image ahead of G20 summit

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Experts say the recent spate of religious and ethnic clashes could blow a sharp dent in India's efforts to showcase it as an Asian superpower at G20.


Hundreds of scientists protest the Indian government's changes made to textbooks

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Hundreds of scientists in India have expressed concern over the removal of topics like theory of evolution and periodic table from tenth-grade textbooks.


Here's how NPR reporters around the world are dealing with air pollution

Friday, June 09, 2023

As Canada and parts of the U.S. confront declines in air quality due to smoke from Canadian wildfires, NPR reporters in Asia, Latin America and Africa share their experiences.


How cities around the world deal with toxic air quality

Friday, June 09, 2023

The air quality is plummeting in many parts of North America as the Canadian wildfires continue to burn. We find out how other cities around the world deal with the challenge of living with toxic air.


Police in India detain wrestlers after they made sexual harassment allegations

Thursday, June 08, 2023

The IOC has condemned Indian police for their treatment of the country's top wrestlers, who accuse a lawmaker of sexual harassment. (Story aired on All Things Considered on 6/7/23.)


Female wrestlers in India are detained after making sexual harassment allegations

Wednesday, June 07, 2023

The International Olympic Committee has condemned the Indian police's treatment of the countries' top wrestlers, who accuse a ruling party lawmaker of sexual harassment.


People search for loved ones and morgues fill after deadly train derailment in India

Monday, June 05, 2023

Desperate families are still looking for their loved ones in the Indian state of Odisha following Friday's train accident. There's a crunch at the morgues as scores of bodies still remain unclaimed.


Over 280 people are dead and 900 injured after 2 trains derailed in India

Saturday, June 03, 2023

NPR's Scott Simon talks with reporter Shalu Yadav about the deadly train crash in India Friday night.


Edits to Indian textbooks anger historians

Saturday, April 29, 2023

Historians in India have expressed outrage over changes in 12th grade textbooks. Critics see this as an attempt to appropriate the government's pro-Hindu agenda.


With raids, arrests and hostile takeovers, India press freedom continues to decline

Monday, April 03, 2023

Since Narendra Modi became prime minister in 2014, India has slipped in rank from 140 to 150 in the World Press Freedom Index of 180 countries compiled by Reporters Without Borders.


Tax authorities in India raid the BBC weeks after it aired critical Modi documentary

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

The raids on local offices of the BBC continue for a second day, weeks after it released a documentary critical of Prime Minister Modi. The move again raised concerns about press freedom.