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Mujib Mashal
Ziya Us Salam (left), an associate editor of The Hindu, an English-language newspaper, prays at home with Shan Mohammad, a hafiz who teaches the Quran to one of his daughters, in Noida, India, just outside Delhi, on Aug. 27, 2023.
WORLD / Society
May 20, 2024
Strangers in their own land: Being Muslim in Modi’s India
The premier's rise to national power in 2014 swept a decades-old Hindu nationalist movement from the margins of Indian politics firmly to the center.
People watch a live stream of Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft's landing on the moon, at an auditorium of Gujarat Science City in Ahmedabad, India, Wednesday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
Aug 24, 2023
‘India is on the moon’: Nation’s success opens next space chapter
The mission makes India the first nation to reach the moon's south polar region in one piece and adds to the achievements of the country’s space program.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 10, 2023
They fell in love in a video game. Now both are in jail.
The barrier-breaking romance of a Pakistani woman and an Indian man has led to criminal charges and nationalist intrigue.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 22, 2023
Why is Narendra Modi so popular? Tune in to find out.
Modi playing on-air host to the world’s most populous nation is one way he has made himself intimately omnipresent across India’s vastness.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 4, 2023
India’s worst rail disaster in decades convulses country dependent on trains
The government in Odisha, which is home to about 45 million people, declared a day of mourning.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 25, 2022
The new India: Expanding influence abroad, straining democracy at home
India has become indispensable in answering some of the world's challenges, from diplomacy to climate change.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Sep 17, 2022
As India joins China in distancing from Russia, Putin warns of escalation
After Indian leader Narendra Modi said that now is not the time for war, an increasingly isolated Vladimir Putin has threatened “more serious” actions in Ukraine.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Aug 21, 2022
In India, new trauma as 11 convicted of gang rape and murder walk free
The convicts' early release came as the country marks 10 years since the horrific gang-rape of a young woman on a bus in the capital, New Delhi, which set off nationwide protests.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 11, 2022
Embattled leaders in hiding, Sri Lankans ask: What’s next?
It is clear that whoever takes the reins of the Sri Lankan government will be walking into a crisis, inheriting a crashed economy and a public that is exhausted and furious.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 15, 2022
On climate change’s front lines, hard lives grow even harder
Hundreds of millions of humanity's most vulnerable live in South Asia, where rising temperatures make it more difficult to address poverty, food security and health challenges.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 2, 2022
As world rebukes Russia, India tries to stay above the fray
India has been subtle in its moves, playing a constant balancing act between Russia and the United States as it needs both countries to contain China.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Nov 15, 2021
On Delhi’s toxic river, prayers to a sun struggling to shine through smog
Every year, the festival season of November brings unwelcome reminders of how devastatingly polluted the water and air around the city remain.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jun 14, 2021
In a crisis, India’s Modi could always change the narrative. Then came COVID-19.
Modi's efforts to squelch dissent and to accentuate the positives may not be able to counter widespread anger over his government's stumbling response to the pandemic.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 28, 2021
After violence erupts at farmers’ protest, a tense standoff in India
On Tuesday, farmers with tens of thousands of tractors pushed through barricades and poured into New Delhi, clashing with police.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 13, 2021
Unappeased by court ruling, Indian farmers vow to continue protest
The Supreme Court has halted market-friendly laws until a committee of experts can consult with government officials and the protesting farmers.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 10, 2021
In the cold and rain, India’s farmers press their stand against Modi
For six weeks now, tens of thousands of farmers have choked the city's four main entry points, in one of the largest sustained protests the country has seen in decades.

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