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Rescuers in the Indian city are struggling to free people trapped beneath a collapsed building.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 4:03 pm
At least six people are feared dead after a four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai, India.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 3:08 pm
Female officers trained in martial arts patrol the streets of Jaipur to rein in sexual violence.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 10:45 am
Sujatha Gidla's book Ants Among Elephants is a personal examination of her life as a Dalit in India.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 11:20 pm
The unprecedentedly high price of tomatoes in India is making people see red.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 1:32 pm
The girl of 10 is nearly seven months pregnant and doctors say she is too young to carry a baby.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 8:19 am
The explosion of mobile phones and connectivity has fuelled a scourge of fake news in the country.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 11:39 pm
Anya Shrubsole takes 6-46 as England win the Women's World Cup thanks to a nine-run win over India in a pulsating final at Lord's.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 4:50 pm
The network stole millions of dollars worth of crude in water tankers, Rajasthan police say.
Posted: July 23, 2017, 12:00 pm
Abhishek Prasad played the instrument to help doctors treat involuntary muscle spasms in his hand.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 6:49 am
An innovative Indian effort to increase its tiny Parsi population shows signs of success.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 2:13 am
It's extraordinary so many Indians don't know enough about their new president, said a Dalit writer.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 11:04 am
A lack of childcare is one of the main reasons many Indian women give for quitting the workforce.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:09 pm
Narendra Modi says he rather be given the leaves of a book instead of flowers on his official visits.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:27 pm
The Karnataka government has set up a panel to explore if the state can have its own separate flag.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:13 pm
We took to the streets of Delhi to find out.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:41 pm
Geologists are drilling one of Asia's deepest boreholes to unlock the mysteries of earthquakes.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:09 am
After a long battle with Indian censors, a film about a group of Hindu and Muslim women is finally released.
Posted: July 17, 2017, 9:41 pm
In Zimbabwe a project with India's National Institute of Design is helping basket weavers earn more from their work.
Posted: July 16, 2017, 6:27 am
Revisiting the time when Indian farmers fought alongside rebel soldiers in 1857.
Posted: July 12, 2017, 9:31 pm
The city in northern India where most of the West's second-hand clothing ends up.
Posted: July 11, 2017, 11:35 pm
The story of performers who are saving a traditional theatre art form in the age of smart-phones.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:48 pm
Artwork by children in the region depicts childhoods ruined by the violence of adults.
Posted: May 28, 2017, 11:07 pm
The Tejas Express has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 7:12 am
This is the first time India's government has earmarked roles for transgender men and women - and 23 are set to start.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 4:48 am
Photos from Orissa, India captures nesting sea turtles - and their fragile offspring.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 11:35 am
The 85-year-old who fired her granddaughter's imagination with daydreams and dresses.
Posted: May 1, 2017, 11:02 pm
Photos of a special school which has been set up in India for women aged 60 or over.
Posted: March 8, 2017, 12:11 am
Photographer Fawzan Husain on how Indians love Bollywood and include stars in everyday situations.
Posted: February 3, 2017, 12:07 am
The oil spill happened after two ships collided off the coast of Chennai in southern India.
Posted: February 2, 2017, 8:14 am
High in the Himalayas, young novice monks take their lessons in the 15th-Century Thiksey monastery.
Posted: January 9, 2017, 10:43 am
Diwali celebrations in the Indian capital Delhi turn the city from a riot of colour to a smoggy grey.
Posted: October 31, 2016, 9:57 am
London-based photographer Karan Kapoor records some of India's dying Christian communities who are trying to preserve their identities in rapidly changing times.
Posted: September 18, 2016, 11:12 pm
Photographer Mahesh Shantaram documents the lives of Africans living in India.
Posted: August 21, 2016, 11:46 pm
India is home to the highest number of children suffering from stunted growth in the world, the charity WaterAid says in a new report.
Posted: August 8, 2016, 12:59 am
Intimate images of India's little-known queens and princesses from the families that once ruled large tracts of the country.
Posted: February 16, 2016, 3:21 am
In India, motorcycling for fun is no longer just for the hardcore enthusiasts - photographer Rahul Dhankani has been capturing the growing trend.
Posted: January 29, 2016, 12:31 am
Photographer Mansi Thapliyal accompanied the Van Gujjars, a nomadic tribe, on an 18-day journey in the Himalayas.
Posted: October 21, 2015, 12:10 am
Photographs by one of India's best-known fashion designers JJ Valaya, which show models dressed up as characters from the royal courts, and placed in the present-day Delhi, are being exhibited in the Indian capital.
Posted: October 9, 2015, 11:26 pm
Photographer Sudharak Olwe documents the lives of Mumbai's sewer workers who descend into hell every day to keep the city clean.
Posted: September 16, 2015, 5:28 am
Photographer Ronny Sen documents the stories of recovering addicts in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata
Posted: August 10, 2015, 1:03 am
Residents of land-locked enclaves in India and Bangladesh have begun choosing their nationality after a historic agreement in May.
Posted: July 15, 2015, 11:59 pm
Skateboarding has been gaining in popularity in India in the last few years with many young people taking to the extreme sport.
Posted: June 15, 2015, 11:56 pm
Photographer Prashant Panjiar got rare access to chronicle the workings of a court in India.
Posted: May 27, 2015, 1:22 am
The Afghan community of Kolkata (Calcutta) - immortalised in the Rabindranath Tagore short story, Kabuliwala - still preserve the traditions of their homeland. Moska Najib and Nazes Afroz capture their stories.
Posted: May 23, 2015, 12:01 am
Rare photographs chronicling the lives of Indian soldiers during World War One.
Posted: March 23, 2015, 6:48 am
Indian cartoonist Paul Fernandes paints a series of watercolour cartoons depicting life in the southern city of Bangalore in the 1960s and 70s.
Posted: March 18, 2015, 5:06 am
Photographers Arko Datto and Rahul Dhankani chronicle the lives of people who work on some of the world's highest roads.
Posted: March 12, 2015, 3:13 am
A new comic book with a female rape survivor as its "super hero" is being launched in India to focus attention on sexual violence, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.
Posted: December 8, 2014, 12:47 am
Nazes Afroz travels to the central Indian city of Bhopal to photograph the children born after the poisonous gas leak from the Union Carbide factory on 3 December 1984.
Posted: December 2, 2014, 9:21 pm
Photographer Karen Dias meets the families of those allegedly killed by the security forces in the north-eastern Indian state of Manipur and documents their stories.
Posted: November 2, 2014, 8:57 pm
The centuries' old system of letterpress printing - involving arranging letters by hand and printing on treadle machines - is being kept alive in the Indian city of Calcutta.
Posted: September 30, 2014, 12:05 am
Students at Calcutta's Jadavpur University have been protesting for the past fortnight over the sexual assault of a female student. Photographer Ronny Sen has been to the university to find out more.
Posted: September 24, 2014, 5:32 am