The Indian animal trainer who became a circus legend
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:31:53 GMT
The forgotten story of Damoo Dhotre, whose daredevil circus acts made him famous.
Amritsar train crash: India searches for blame after crowd mowed down
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:43:44 GMT
Hundreds of festival-goers stood on a track unaware a train was heading for them them at full speed.
The places where too many are fat and too many are thin
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:38:10 GMT
Up to 90% of countries are suffering from a double burden of under and over-nutrition.
Do you speak Telugu? Welcome to America
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 23:53:51 GMT
What's the fastest-growing language in the US?
The day out that reunited an Indian boy with his family
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 23:58:39 GMT
Hassan Ali, who ran away aged six, finds his family nine years later after a day out in Delhi.
Amritsar: At least 59 dead as India train mows down crowd
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:10:11 GMT
Victims were standing on the tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu festival of Dusshera.
Sri Lanka's Sirisena calls India over 'murder plot'
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 23:20:15 GMT
President Sirisena calls India's PM to deny he said they were trying to kill him.
MJ Akbar: India minister quits after #MeToo allegations
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:01:07 GMT
MJ Akbar is the most high-profile figure to be named in the recent flurry of allegations.
Indian airport police told to cut down on smiling
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:34:32 GMT
Staff are being asked to move from a "broad smile system" to a "sufficient smile system".
Video shows monkey 'driving' bus in Karnataka, India
Sat, 06 Oct 2018 14:58:38 GMT
A video of the furry driver has gone viral in India - and landed the actual bus driver in trouble.
Priyanka Chopra invests in dating app Bumble
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 02:57:29 GMT
The Indian actress becomes the latest in a long line of celebrities to invest in tech ventures.
Angry crowds block women from Sabarimala Hindu temple
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 20:50:38 GMT
A BBC team is forced to leave as protests over a recent court ruling turn violent.
Celebrating repeal of India's anti-gay law
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 23:32:03 GMT
The repeal of India’s anti-gay legislation had a massive impact on its LGBT+ population, but how does it impact British Asians?
Indian sewers: Dalits or 'untouchables' unblock sewers by hand
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 23:25:12 GMT
Members of the Dalits caste or 'untouchables' are dying when attempting to unblock India's sewers.
Will going online save the sari weavers?
Thu, 27 Sep 2018 23:23:45 GMT
Sari weavers face the challenge of re-inventing themselves in India's growing e-commerce economy.
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.