What's behind Narendra Modi's high popularity in India?

Nearly nine out of 10 Indians say they have a favourable view of Modi while critics question the timing of Pew poll.

20 Nov 2017 11:53

Kashmir: Seven killed in fierce gun battle

Six separatists and an Indian air force commando die in gun battle in a northern part of Indian-administered Kashmi.

18 Nov 2017 07:33

'Killfies': Indian state campaigns against deadly selfies

India records more so-called "killfie" incidents than any other country, researchers say.

18 Nov 2017 07:33

Brief relief for the bronchial sufferers of Pakistan

A change in the weather cleans the air for a short while in northern Pakistan and northwest India.

16 Nov 2017 07:54

Aamir Khan: The Snake Charmer

Can Aamir Khan create lasting change in Indian society or is he just another Bollywood star playing the role of a hero?

15 Nov 2017 04:01

Can poo power solve India's toilet problem?

The Indian social enterprise that's building public toilets and using poo power to pay for their sustainability

14 Nov 2017 03:13

Hospitals fill up in Delhi as 'killer' smog continues

People in Indian capital battling the highest pollution in years with sharp rise in patients with lung problems.

12 Nov 2017 08:25

Sikh pilgrimage transcends Pakistan-India tensions

Sikhs from India and the diaspora travel to Pakistan to mark the birth of Sikhism founder, Guru Nanak.

08 Nov 2017 02:06

Health emergency declared, pollution soars in New Delhi

New Delhi government calls India capital a 'gas chamber', announces closing of schools amid worsening pollution crisis.

07 Nov 2017 11:13

Health emergency declared as pollution soars in Delhi

Delhi government calls India capital a 'gas chamber' and announces closing of schools amid worsening pollution crisis.

07 Nov 2017 02:04

Human-elephant conflict destroying lives in India

Elephants are looking for food in villages in India's forests, with deadly consequences.

07 Nov 2017 02:04

Student's 'sexual predator' list names professors

A law student puts a list on Facebook accusing more than 50 Indian professors of sexual harassment.

06 Nov 2017 07:05

The man who built an aeroplane on his Mumbai rooftop

Amol Yadav is a young pilot with a big dream: to make and fly India's first home-made aeroplane.

05 Nov 2017 03:51

'Black day' in Kashmir marks 1947 Indian army arrival

Seventy years ago on Friday, Indian forces landed in the Himalayan region sparking decades of deadly violence.

27 Oct 2017 07:19

Will Washington alienate Pakistan?

Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson is on first Islamabad visit as Washington considers boosting India's role in Afghanistan.

25 Oct 2017 06:18

100 Women: Meet Kavita Devi, India’s first woman WWE wrestler

Kavita Devi tells 100 Women how she overcame sexism to become the first Indian woman to compete internationally in World Wrestling Entertainment.

25 Oct 2017 06:18

Hololens tech used in bowel cancer surgery

The surgeon is able to communicate with colleagues in the US and India during the operation.

23 Oct 2017 02:06

Who is New Democratic Party hopeful Jagmeet Singh?

Born to Indian Punjabi immigrants, stylish Singh has already gone viral for his lauded response to a racist heckler.

01 Oct 2017 10:00

Kashmir victim: Life since India's pellets blinded me

Aged 14, Insha Mushtaq was watching protests from her window when Indian police fired pellets into her eyes.

01 Oct 2017 10:00

India PM Narendra Modi to focus on defence in talks with Putin

Indian PM Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to hold talks, with a firm focus on defence and nuclear energy co-operation Mr Modi began his two-day visit on Wednesday with a private dinner with Mr Putin. These talks have been held ...

25 Dec 2015 12:08