India-Pakistan pen pals write their own history
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:06:27 GMT
Thousands of students from both countries have exchanged letters as part of a peace initiative.
India postman sacked for dumping 6,000 letters over a decade
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:07:49 GMT
For more than a decade, an Indian postman chose to dump mail in a storeroom rather than letterboxes.
India rejects patent plea for 'immoral' sex toy
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:03:46 GMT
The patent office said Indian law has never engaged positively with the notion of sexual pleasure.
Cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:35:05 GMT
The England cricketer shakes hands with co-accused Ryan Ali as they are cleared of all charges.
India denies China printing currency claim amid social media row
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 05:34:24 GMT
Reports that a Chinese company had been contracted to print Indian notes triggered a backlash online.
British Asians more socially conservative than rest of UK, survey suggests
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:40:29 GMT
Less than half of respondents to the survey thought same-sex relationships were acceptable.
Nobel winner VS Naipaul dies at 85
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 08:54:00 GMT
The Nobel laureate died surrounded "by those he loved" at his home in London, his wife confirms.
The African footballers changing the game in India
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:32:44 GMT
A little-known style of football starring African players finds an unlikely following in India.
The farmers using sewage to make saris
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:08:44 GMT
As groundwater supplies dwindle in rural India, farmers turn to wastewater to grow crops like mulberry, which is used to make silk.
Manushi Chhillar is using her fame to raise awareness about menstrual hygiene
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 23:10:29 GMT
Manushi Chhillar is using her fame to raise awareness about menstrual hygiene
How Ikea plans to woo India
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 23:01:03 GMT
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has opened its first store in India, located in the southern city of Hyderabad.
India floods: 'I'll have nothing if I leave my house'
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 20:09:30 GMT
500 people have died during India's monsoon season but farmer Biren Gogoi is refusing to leave his flooded home.
The avid watchers of travelling cinemas
Wed, 27 Sep 2017 02:14:15 GMT
Award winning photographer Amit Madheshiya's portraits of cinemagoers in India.
Pure gold sari, Big Ben wow Kolkata crowds
Wed, 27 Sep 2017 23:20:18 GMT
Replicas of London structures and a sari made out of pure gold are highlights of a Hindu festival.
A train passenger's view of India
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:35:26 GMT
Shanu Babar loves train journeys so much that he began documenting his. Soon, others joined him.
Fishing throws lifeline to abandoned women
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:15:15 GMT
Photographer Deepti Asthana documents the lives of a family of fisherwomen whose husbands deserted them.
How modernity is creeping into tribal communities
Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:21:11 GMT
Photographer Ronny Sen chronicles two tribal communities in India to understand how change affects them.
Photographic treasures from India
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 23:27:36 GMT
To mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, an exhibition of photographs examines some of the earliest documentation of the country.
The stolen childhoods of Kashmir in pencil and crayon
Sun, 28 May 2017 23:07:23 GMT
Artwork by children in the region depicts childhoods ruined by the violence of adults.
Mumbai: Heavy rains bring India financial capital to a standstill
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:03:45 GMT
BBC Marathi's Mayuresh Konnour documents the heaviest downfall Mumbai has received in years.
Meet the dancing girls of India's 'folk opera'
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:48:38 GMT
The story of performers who are saving a traditional theatre art form in the age of smart-phones.
Inside India's homemade luxury train
Thu, 25 May 2017 07:12:14 GMT
The Tejas Express has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa.
India's nesting sea turtles
Fri, 12 May 2017 11:35:10 GMT
Photos from Orissa, India captures nesting sea turtles - and their fragile offspring.
Transgender metro service staff
Mon, 22 May 2017 04:48:05 GMT
This is the first time India's government has earmarked roles for transgender men and women - and 23 are set to start.
Granny's new robes
Mon, 01 May 2017 23:02:01 GMT
The 85-year-old who fired her granddaughter's imagination with daydreams and dresses.