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The wildly popular videos on Hebbar's Kitchen have focused on Indian audiences and vegetarian food.
Posted: January 18, 2018, 12:28 am
Parents will soon be able to watch their children's lessons in real-time using their mobile phones.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 5:47 pm
The discovery of the teenage boy's body in Haryana followed the killing of a 15-year-old girl.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:03 pm
Debutant Lungi Ngidi takes 6-39 as South Africa beat India by 135 runs in the second Test to win the series with a game to spare.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 12:16 pm
The men were spectators at the controversial sport, known as Jallikattu, which is held in Tamil Nadu.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 12:12 pm
Aanchal Thakur talks about the significance of winning India's first winter sports medal.
Posted: January 17, 2018, 1:28 am
Moshe Holtzberg, 11, has been living in Israel since being saved from gunmen by his Indian nanny.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 3:52 pm
How the son of Sachin Tendulkar is beginning his quest to follow in the footsteps of India's most celebrated cricketer.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 2:40 pm
Selvarani Kanagarasu, a daily wage labourer from India, shuns marriage to take care of a bull.
Posted: January 16, 2018, 12:30 am
Benjamin Netanyahu becomes first Israeli PM to visit India in more than a decade.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 10:06 am
"I am very happy", Moshe Holtzberg, now 11, told reporters in Hindi as he arrived in Mumbai.
Posted: January 15, 2018, 12:09 am
Jasbir Wouhra says he has loved singing ever since he was a four-year-old, growing up in India.
Posted: January 14, 2018, 12:33 am
In her book Mothering a Muslim, writer Nazia Erum says children as young as five are being targeted.
Posted: January 13, 2018, 12:29 am
Multiple fires have killed more than 30 people in the past month. But only one is getting attention.
Posted: January 12, 2018, 7:07 am
When Insha Mushtaq was blinded she gave up her ambition to study medicine and chose music instead.
Posted: January 11, 2018, 7:08 am
An Indian Dalit explains why she joined caste protests in Mumbai against right-wing Hindu groups.
Posted: January 10, 2018, 12:32 am
Can Hollywood's #metoo movement cross over? Actor Kalki Koechlin is one of those speaking out.
Posted: January 9, 2018, 12:16 am
Neetu was only 12 when she was illegally married to a much older man.
Posted: January 8, 2018, 12:30 am
Over a billion pounds of plastic each year is taking its toll on the Ganges.
Posted: January 3, 2018, 5:12 pm
At least 15 people have died in the blaze at the popular Kamala Mills restaurant and shopping complex.
Posted: December 29, 2017, 3:07 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