Milkha Singh, a track star who inspired generations of Indians, died on Friday in Chandigarh. His age was uncertain, but he was either in his…View More Milkha Singh, Track Star of Post-Colonial India, Is Dead
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In the Opinion video above, Kunal Kamra, an enormously popular stand-up comedian in India, puts all jokes aside and takes a serious look at his…View More Modi Enabled a ‘Covid Massacre’ in India
AHMEDABAD, India — In the stifling, tightly packed medical ward at Civil Hospital, the ear, nose and throat specialist moved briskly from one bed to…View More Why India Is Dealing With a Deadly ‘Black Fungus’ Epidemic
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NEW DELHI — As India gasped for air at the peak of its Covid devastation, its leader appeared to advise his people to just breathe…View More India’s Covid Crisis Tests Modi’s Ability to Shift Narratives
“Love life not working out? Health problems? Everything going wrong?” Amisha Patel used to be skeptical of astrological services that offered claims about the future.…View More Modern Love Podcast: Was It Me or Our Astrology?
Global warming is likely to make India’s monsoon season wetter and more dangerous, new research suggests. Scientists have known for years that climate change is…View More A Million Years of Data Confirms: Monsoons Are Likely to Get Worse
Milloni Doshi, a 25-year-old student from India who is supposed to start her master’s degree this fall at Columbia University’s School of International and Public…View More Colleges Say Students Must Get a Covid Vaccine. But No, Not That One.
If you haven’t yet mastered the name of the latest coronavirus variant to set nations on edge — B.1.617.2, as evolutionary biologists call it —…View More Coronavirus Variant Discovered in India is Renamed Delta