Tapping his white cane, Vinod Kumar Sharma spends four hours a day running the gauntlet of crowded trains and New Delhi’s congested, potholed and often pavement-less roads.
At 29, Spandan Sharma doesn’t own a flat, a car, or even a chair, Indian millennials bucking traditional norms and instead opting to rent everything from furniture to iPhones.
He’s no Bollywood star, but school dropout Israil Ansari has found fast fame on TikTok with two million followers glued to his oddball dancing and rainbow hairstyles in India, the app’s biggest international market.
Around 25 films have been selected by the 5th annual Asian World Film Festival to qualify for the Best International Film competition at the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. Get to know some of these films below.
An elephant named after the late Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden that killed five Indian villagers has been caught after a massive operation to hunt down the creature, officials said Monday.
Having access to water and toilets – is actually a human right. November 19 is World Toilet Day, and on this day, we pause and contemplate the fact that clean water and sanitation remains a pipe dream for billions of people around the world.
When it comes to music hits in Asia, many people from the west are only familiar with K-pop. However, there has been an emerging hip hop culture in India that is about to take the world by storm.
Long before breakdance girl Johanna Rodrigues began improvising routines combining Indian classical dance with headstands and backflips in a quest to “redefine femininity”, she found inspiration at home in her widowed mother.
India’s fixation on whiteness is as old as the country’s history – but where is it leading now?
India demanded answers from WhatsApp over a snooping scandal Thursday after coming under fire from critics who accused authorities of using malware installed on the Facebook-owned messaging service to spy on citizens.
With thousands of workers painstakingly handmaking vast volumes of firecrackers, Sivakasi in southern India is usually at full tilt before Diwali. But due to efforts to curb air pollution, the pyrotechnics epicentre is fizzling out.
Are you a whisky lover? Here are the top brands of whiskey that dominate the market in Asia – from Japan’s classic whisky brands to Singapore’s weird whisky of choice
McKinsey said that the vast nation’s apparel market was forecast to be worth $59.3 billion in 2022, making it the sixth-largest in the world.
India is to be declared “open-defecation free” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening, although experts question his bold claim that all 1.3 billion people in the country have access to a toilet.
Drawing inspiration from Hollywood and linking it to the origins of the Hindi language film industry of India is ‘Bollywood’, with alphabet ‘B’ borrowed from the earlier Bombay (now Mumbai).