BBC News - India
BBC News - India
There are many routes to success and for a group of friends in India, it was the Ganges River.
Posted: March 17, 2018, 12:04 am
Irrfan Khan has acted in over 100 films, including Slumdog Millionaire and The Amazing Spider-Man.
Posted: March 16, 2018, 2:28 pm
Daler Mehndi was convicted for trafficking people, disguised as members of his dance troupe, abroad.
Posted: March 16, 2018, 10:53 am
The regional party has said that the alliance was unsupportive of its ambitions and plans.
Posted: March 16, 2018, 6:44 am
The animal was found stuck at one of the barrages on the Ganges river in Uttarakhand state.
Posted: March 15, 2018, 9:18 am
Pierce Brosnan tells Indian officials a mouth freshener brand misled him about its harmful effects.
Posted: March 15, 2018, 3:40 am
Perumal Murugan makes a comeback after he declared his writing 'dead' to protest right-wing attacks.
Posted: March 15, 2018, 2:36 am
The messaging app's entry into the Indian mobile payment market worries its biggest competitor.
Posted: March 14, 2018, 4:55 am
A Pakistani designer who made a board game mocking arranged marriage says the media mistook her real intentions.
Posted: March 14, 2018, 1:12 am
Experts say recordings show confusion between air traffic control and the pilot before the plane crash landed.
Posted: March 13, 2018, 11:46 am
Thousands of Indian farmers march to Mumbai to protest over prices, loans and land rights.
Posted: March 12, 2018, 8:43 am
Since coming out, Manvendra Singh Gohil has been championing LGBT rights in India.
Posted: March 12, 2018, 2:23 am
Actress Priya Varrier recently became one of the most searched for Indian people on the internet.
Posted: March 11, 2018, 12:18 am
Balkrishna Doshi is the first Indian to receive the award, considered architecture's highest honour.
Posted: March 8, 2018, 12:08 pm
The female judo champions in India are not letting their visual impairments limit them.
Posted: March 8, 2018, 8:16 am
Three Indian women tell the BBC how they defied the odds and made choices that empowered them.
Posted: March 7, 2018, 10:31 am
Sanjay Dutt says he was "overwhelmed" by the gesture, but had never met the Mumbai-based fan.
Posted: March 7, 2018, 8:09 am
Sourav Ganguly's memoir is not as explosive as his captaincy but has enough to satisfy fans.
Posted: March 7, 2018, 1:04 am
Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly speaks to the BBC about his tenure.
Posted: March 7, 2018, 1:04 am
Monika was minutes away from becoming one of India's many child brides when she sabotaged her parents' plans.
Posted: March 7, 2018, 12:27 am
A report has said the south Indian city is likely to run out of water - but is this really the case?
Posted: March 6, 2018, 12:26 am
The BBC asked people in Nagaland, a hilly state in the northeast, what being Indian means to them.
Posted: March 4, 2018, 12:39 am
Up to half a million children go missing in India every year. Sonia Faleiro met the parents of one, a 13-year-old girl snatched while walking with her mother.
Posted: March 4, 2018, 12:32 am
They say the popular festival is often used as an excuse by men to harass women on the streets.
Posted: March 2, 2018, 7:15 am
The star's death has led industry insiders to talk frankly about the disturbing pressures women face.
Posted: March 1, 2018, 12:34 am
Villagers along the border are fleeing from their homes amid shelling between India and Pakistan.
Posted: February 27, 2018, 6:57 am
During a career spanning five decades, Sridevi was a huge box office success who captivated India.
Posted: February 26, 2018, 5:03 pm
The Canadian prime minister has been wearing traditional Indian attire at every possible opportunity.
Posted: February 22, 2018, 8:27 am
The Nirav Modi loan case is serious, but just a sign of a far deeper malaise in the banking sector.
Posted: February 20, 2018, 1:03 pm
The normally attention-grabbing Canadian prime minister's visit has been unusually low key so far.
Posted: February 19, 2018, 7:08 am
Kaviya Ilango is getting attention for her satirical and poignant sketches of "millennial problems".
Posted: February 18, 2018, 12:37 am
Shark diving is helping tourists improve their perception about the largest predatory fish in the world.
Posted: February 15, 2018, 12:36 am
One woman's childhood trauma has prompted her to campaign for adult survivors of child sex abuse.
Posted: February 14, 2018, 12:29 am
Replicas of London structures and a sari made out of pure gold are highlights of a Hindu festival.
Posted: September 27, 2017, 11:20 pm
Award winning photographer Amit Madheshiya's portraits of cinemagoers in India.
Posted: September 27, 2017, 2:14 am
Shanu Babar loves train journeys so much that he began documenting his. Soon, others joined him.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:35 pm
Photographer Deepti Asthana documents the lives of a family of fisherwomen whose husbands deserted them.
Posted: September 20, 2017, 12:15 am
Photographer Ronny Sen chronicles two tribal communities in India to understand how change affects them.
Posted: September 1, 2017, 12:21 am
BBC Marathi's Mayuresh Konnour documents the heaviest downfall Mumbai has received in years.
Posted: August 29, 2017, 12:03 pm
To mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, an exhibition of photographs examines some of the earliest documentation of the country.
Posted: August 9, 2017, 11:27 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