Population

UN: World population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050

India to become world's most populous country by 2024, while Nigeria will overtake US in third spot, says UN report.

UN: World population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050

Asia

India arrests 15 Muslims for cheering Pakistan's win

Indian authorities slap sedition charges against villagers for cheering Pakistan's cricket victory in Champions Trophy.

India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan's cricket win

Sport

Pakistan crush India to lift Champions Trophy title

Pakistan lift their maiden Champions Trophy title after defeating their arch-rivals India by 180 runs at The Oval.

Cricket: Pakistan defeat India to win Champions Trophy

The Listening Post

India's NDTV raid a 'defining moment' for press freedom

What does the raid on the liberal NDTV channel mean for journalism and press freedom in India?

Asia

Five police officers dead in Kashmir violence

Groups fighting to end Indian rule step up attacks on Indian government forces patrolling the divided region.

Kashmir clashes leave 10 people dead

The Listening Post

India's NDTV Raided: Politics, patriotism and the press

Testing times as police raid India's liberal NDTV station. Plus, the media wars between Russia and Belarus.

Asia

India: Five farmers shot dead during protest

Farmers in India are blocking highways as they demand change in the agriculture industry. Thousands of farmers commit suicide each year because of debt, poor crop yields, and competition from cheap imports.

Inside Story

Why is the plight of Indian farmers' being ignored?

Farmers in parts of India have been protesting, demanding higher prices for agricultural produce and loans be waived.

Asia

Indian court convicts six over 1993 Mumbai blasts

The men were convicted for their role in the 1993 attacks that killed 257 people and injured hundreds.

Indian court convicts six over 1993 Mumbai blasts

Asia

Why are India's farmers protesting?

The pioneer of India's Green Revolution talks about the issues facing the agriculture sector amid violent protests.

Q&A: MS Swaminathan on India's agrarian crisis

Weather

India's rising temperatures already deadly, study shows

Heat-related mortality may increase as 25 percent of country's total population lacks access to electricity.

India's rising temperatures already deadly, study shows

India

Massive blast at Indian fireworks factory kills 25

Massive explosion goes off as workers were making firecrackers at factory in Madhya Pradesh state.

Blast at Indian fireworks factory kills 25

Asia

Five Indian farmers killed during protest

Five farmers were shot dead in Madhya Pradesh state as they demanded debt relief and better prices for produce.

Five Indian farmers killed during protest

Press Freedom

'Black day': Founders of critical Indian channel raided

CBI launch fraud probe against channel founders, but the network dubs it a 'witch-hunt' and an attack on free speech.

Indian police raid premises linked to NDTV founders

Sport

Cricket: Pakistan to meet India amid political unrest

Neighbours to meet on cricket field for the first time since March 2016 as relations remain frozen on government level.

Cricket: Pakistan to meet India amid political unrest