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Pew study: Little change in India’s religious make-up in 70 years

The population trebled in 70 years but saw few changes to its religious composition, a study shows.

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CIA officer ‘suffered from Havana syndrome’ during India trip

US media say the officer fell ill while visiting India with CIA Director William Burns this month.

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Assam shorts: India teenager forced to cover legs with curtain at exam centre

The Indian student was stopped from entering exam centre after a teacher objected to her clothes.

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Curious bears crash football game in India

The ‘guests’ showed some dribbling skills before disappearing into the forest with the ball.

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India jewellery ad starring trans model wins hearts

The ad is being praised in India where popular culture still portrays transgender people as caricatures.

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India farmers’ protests: Tens of thousands join rally in Uttar Pradesh

A vast crowd of protesters, some riding on tractors, rallied in Uttar Pradesh state.

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Beaten and humiliated by Hindu mobs for being a Muslim in India

Attacks on Muslims by Hindu mobs have risen in India, with little apparent official condemnation.

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Syed Ali Geelani: Kashmir’s separatist patriarch dies aged 92

Veteran separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, a staunch critic of India, had been under house arrest.

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Covid-19: The Indian children who have forgotten how to read and write

Schools in India have been closed for more than a year, with learning outcomes falling drastically.

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Afghanistan: ‘The pain of watching my country burn from afar’

Hundreds of Afghan have taken refuge in India but they are worried about their families back home.

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India woman who accused MP of rape dies in self-immolation

Her death puts the spotlight on the shameful treatment of women in India.

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India’s living dead: ‘They stared at me like I was a ghost’

If you’re dead you can’t own land – so if someone obtains your death certificate you could lose everything.

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Taliban victory will test India, and peace in South Asia

How India engages with the Taliban after their rout of Afghanistan could determine the region’s fate.

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Afghans arrive in Delhi after Taliban take over Kabul

Afghans arrive at Delhi airport in India after the Taliban take control of the country.

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Kinnaur: At least 10 dead and dozens trapped in India landslide

Boulders fall on a Himalayan highway, killing at least 10 people and trapping many more.

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We For India: Stars unite to help Covid relief work in India

Ed Sheeran, Annie Lennox, Mick Jagger and Bollywood actors will join forces for livestreamed event.

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India teachers’ fight for period leave gathers steam

Indian teachers’ demand for period leave reignites debate over whether it’s a positive step for women.

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India wins first athletics gold in men’s javelin

India has now won seven medals at Tokyo – one gold, two silver and four bronze, its biggest Olympic haul ever.

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Indian women’s hockey: Sixteen stories of struggle, one tale of triumph

Fighting until the very end, India go down 3-4 to Great Britain in the bronze medal playoff.

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Article 370: Why more locals in Kashmir are becoming militants

Two years after India revoked Kashmir’s status, more locals are taking up arms in the disputed region.

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India reptile park struggles to survive amid Covid

The future is uncertain for the thousands of snakes, lizards and crocodiles at the Guindy Snake Park.

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Australia to return 14 artworks of disputed provenance to India

The National Gallery says their repatriation will “close a very difficult chapter of our history”.

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Maharashtra: How one city avoided worst of India floods

At least 149 people have died across the Indian state this monsoon season.

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Rockslide destroys bridge in northern India

It was one of several landslides in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.

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India monsoon: Rescuers search for survivors after heavy rains

Heavy rains have battered India’s western coast, leaving dozens dead and prompting mass evacuations.

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1991 reforms: The year that transformed India

The BBC looks back at the pivotal moment when India’s economy changed forever.

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India monsoon: 110 dead after heavy rainfall in Maharashtra

Rescuers are racing to evacuate survivors but many are feared missing in the state of Maharashtra.

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India farmers’ protest: Living on a highway in protest

Seven months on, farmers are still striking against contentious new laws outside the national capital.

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Gujarat: The Indian baby who was abducted twice

The disappearance of a two-day-old baby was the start of a case that crossed state lines in India.

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Uttar Pradesh bill: The myth of India’s population explosion

India’s most populous state has a contentious plan for curbing population growth. But is it necessary?