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Adani Group: Can embattled India tycoon recover from $100bn loss?

The group’s valuation has plunged after a short-seller raised fraud allegations. What’s the way out?

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Padayappa: The friendly India elephant whose fame is a curse

Padayappa has long been a fan favourite in India’s Kerala state. So why is he controversial now?

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Fraud claims against Adani group spark political row in India

Indian opposition leaders demand an investigation into the Adani Group amid allegations of financial fraud.

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Panchayat: The rural drama that became India’s most-loved show

Panchayat centres around a young man from a city who is forced to take up a job in a remote Indian village.

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Vistara: Italian woman ‘punched and spat’ on India flight

The Italian woman, who was arrested on a complaint by crew, has denied the allegations against her.

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Can PM Modi’s budget deliver for India’s poor?

Experts say vulnerable sections of Indian society need more support as the economy recovers post Covid.

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India budget 2023: What happened to last year’s pledges?

Progress has been made on broad economic indicators, but some social welfare schemes have lagged behind.

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South Africa to send 12 cheetahs a year to India

Asian cheetahs became extinct in India in the 1940s because of excessive hunting and loss of habitat.

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MLMs: Lured into India’s get-rich-quick selling schemes

QNET is being investigated by Indian authorities for suspected money-laundering.

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India and Pakistan came close to nuclear war – Pompeo

US officials helped avert a “nuclear conflagration” in 2019, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.

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Joshimath: What’s the future of India’s sinking Himalayan town?

Experts say it will be hard to save parts of the town that are already sinking.

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India targets China’s dominance in mobile phones

There’s some way to go, but India hopes to build its own world-class mobile phone industry.

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Surendran Pattel: The US judge who once made cigarettes in India

Surendran K Pattel’s inspiring rise from a life of grinding poverty has made headlines in India.

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Delhi winter: Cold wave and fog cause chaos in northern India

A severe cold wave has disrupted flights and trains and led to schools closing in many parts of India.

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Joshimath: Dozens evacuated from India’s ‘sinking town’

Joshimath town has been declared “disaster prone” after more than 600 houses developed large cracks.

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In photos: Severe cold wave grips north India

The drop in temperature has caused disruptions to rail, air and road transport across Indian states.

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Delhi hit-and-run: Young woman’s horrific death shocks India

Reports say the woman was dragged for miles after her scooter collided with a car on New Year’s Day.

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Delhi bus rape victim’s mum fighting for India’s daughters

How Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi transformed from a quiet housewife into a crusader for justice.

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Age of consent: Why is consensual teen sex a crime in India?

A new report highlights how adolescent boys in consenting relationships are falling foul of the law.

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Tropical vineyards put India on the wine map

With little history of wine-drinking and unfavourable weather, developing vineyards in India is tough work.

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India remittances set to hit record $100 billion in 2022

Remittances sent to low and middle-income countries have grown by 5% this year, says the World Bank.

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Gujarat election: PM Modi looms large in India state polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity is seen helping his party win polls in his home state Gujarat.

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Toyah Cordingley: Man arrested in India over Australia beach murder

Rajwinder Singh is suspected of murdering Toyah Cordingley, found dead in Queensland in 2018.

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Double XL: Why toxic fat shaming is so rampant in India

Bollywood film Double XL and Kerala minister V Sivankutty’s comments have put the focus on body shaming.

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US tech layoffs: India workers face painful exit from the US

Indians are among thousands of educated and skilled immigrant workers laid off by US tech giants.

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Skyroot: The private firms helping India aim high in space

India’s space industry wants to enter the big league with the help of private firms and start-ups.

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EK Janaki Ammal: The ‘nomad’ flower scientist India forgot

EK Janaki Ammal studied a wide range of flowering plants in a career spanning almost 60 years.

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Shyam Saran Negi: Man dubbed ‘India’s first voter’ dies aged 105

Shyam Saran Negi has voted in every election and did so again just three days before his death.

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Morbi bridge collapse: India police arrest nine after disaster

At least 141 people died after a packed bridge over a river in Gujarat state gave way.

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Telangana’s ambitious palm oil strategy to help India reduce import

The Telangana state government is investing heavily in the crop, but experts remain sceptical.