A gang of young neighborhood men would harass Sonali Mukherjee whenever she left home — taunting her, following her, hissing lewd comments.
One in three children worldwide cannot have their existence legally verified with a birth certificate since their birth was not registered, UNICEF warned Wednesday.
Growth in the Group of 20 emerging and advanced economies rose slightly to 0.9 percent in the third quarter from 0.8 percent in the previous three months, the OECD said on Thursday.
India's Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out a 2009 ruling by a lower court that had decriminalized gay sex, in a major setback for the cause of gay rights in the world's largest democracy.
India's main Hindu nationalist party trounced the nationally ruling Congress in four heartland states and knocked them out of the Indian capital in a ballot contest closely watched for clues to next year's general election.
A stunning performance by an upstart anti-corruption party helped topple India's ruling Congress party in elections to New Delhi's state assembly Sunday, only months before the country goes to the polls.
Worried by U.S. spying revelations, India has begun drawing up a new email policy to help secure government communications, but the man responsible for drafting the rules still regularly uses Hotmail.
Sixty-year-old Anju Sharma points to the family's meager food supplies in her one-room shanty in a New Delhi slum as she clutches her skinny two-year-old grandchild on her lap.
Unwanted infant girls in the sterile, sparsely furnished nursery rooms of the Life Line Trust orphanage in Tamil Nadu state, southern India, are considered the lucky ones.
Indian news magazine editor Tarun Tejpal appeared Saturday in court in the holiday state of Goa for a pretrial hearing on allegations of sexual assault leveled by a female employee.