Hard-line Hindu groups came under fire Sunday after some 200 Christians were converted in the Indian prime minister's home state, amid increasing concern at the right-wing government's perceived pro-Hindu tilt.
An Indian diplomat at the center of a bitter row with the United States has been stripped of her duties over unauthorized statements to media, a government source and reports said Saturday.
A volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted Friday, spewing towering clouds of hot ash into the air and leaving four hikers injured and one missing when they scrambled to safety, an official said.
The class of middle-aged, male rickshaw drivers obediently raised their hands and loudly pledged to “respect and protect women” while plying the streets of New Delhi, dubbed India's rape capital.
It was October 1995 when the Maratha Mandir cinema first showed one of India's best-loved movies, a Bollywood romcom starring Shah Rukh Khan.
Indian police on Saturday arrested a 24-year-old believed to be the handler of an influential Twitter account supporting the Islamic State group, officials said.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin held talks Thursday with India's new prime minister as sanctions-hit Moscow seeks to strengthen energy, defense and strategic ties in Asia.
Indian police questioned an Uber executive Tuesday about the company's claim it conducts comprehensive background checks and a top official called for the taxi-booking service to be banned nationwide after one of its New Delhi drivers was accused of rape.
The Indian capital on Monday banned taxi-booking service Uber after a woman was allegedly raped by one of its drivers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi told voters Monday not to be intimidated against casting ballots in Indian Kashmir's state elections after a string of attacks, as he hit the campaign trail in the Muslim-majority region.
Thousands of government forces have fanned out across the Indian portion of Kashmir to provide a security shield for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to make a campaign speech in the region for local elections, police said Sunday.
An Uber taxi driver allegedly raped a 25-year-old passenger in the Indian capital before threatening to kill her, police said Sunday, in a blow to the company's safety-conscious image.
Doctors may be able to restore the vision of at least six of the 20 people blinded by botched free cataract surgery in northern India, a government official said on Saturday.
Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract surgeries performed at a free medical camp run by a charity in northern India.