India's homegrown COVID-19 vaccine has been controversial because the Indian government approved its use before clinical trials showed it works. Now data is finally out.
Demonstrations have been going on for months. Pop stars and climate activists have pledged support for the farmers. What sparked the movement is less glamorous: New rules for wholesale markets.
Twitter blocked hundreds of accounts the Indian government said were inciting violence. Then it unblocked them. Now it's stuck between Indian law and defending free speech.
Journalist Priya Ramani said her former editor had sexually harassed her, which he denied. "I feel vindicated on behalf of all the women who have ever spoken out against sexual harassment," she said.
Ranjitsinh Disale from India has been honored for finding ways to educate girls whose parents don't want them to come to school.
At least 140 people are missing after a hydroelectric dam near the glacier was swept away in a deluge of water, rock and debris. "It came very fast. There was no time to alert anyone," a witness said.
They've got to reach urban dwellers as well as the two-thirds of Indians living in rural areas — and deal with vaccine hesitancy. Here's an early progress report.
From 100,000 cases a day in September, India is now down to about 10,000 a day. Is it climate? Demographics? Mask mandates? Scientists are looking for answers.
The movie, based on an award-winning novel, traces the unlikely journey of a poor villager in search of wealth. Does it ring true to those who know what it's like to be poor in India?
Leaders, former officials and citizens expressed optimism with the dawn of the new U.S. administration. China's state news agency tweeted: "Good Riddance, Donald Trump!"
With 1,800 pieces submitted by the public, volunteers are putting together a kolam, a traditional South Indian art form used as a sign of welcome.
Cheers erupted in hospital wards across the country as a first group of nurses and sanitation workers rolled up their sleeves and got vaccinated. India aims to inoculate 300 million by July.
Scientists, public health experts and opposition politicians have raised questions about one of the two vaccines the country of 1.4 billion people has authorized for emergency use against COVID-19.
Almost 150,000 people in India have died from complications of COVID-19, behind only the U.S. and Brazil. India plans to begin inoculating its population of 1.4 billion this month.
Young female athletes benefited from an increase in government support in recent years. The pandemic has put an end to that.