Visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry began holding talks with India's top leaders Tuesday, after the world's two largest democracies signed an agreement strengthening their defense ties.
India is failing to help and protect journalists who are facing violent threats or attacks for their work, an international watchdog agency said Monday, noting a pattern of resistance in investigating crimes targeting reporters.
Indonesian authorities have seized more than 650 critically endangered pangolins found hidden in freezers and arrested a man for allegedly breaking wildlife protection laws, police said Friday.
An Indian cyclist rides along a flooded road on the outskirts of Allahabad, India, Thursday, Aug. 25.
A model displays creations by Ka-Sha during Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Aug. 24.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that his government would fully support the priorities of the government of Nepal and expressed hope that the new dispensation in Kathmandu would be able to steer the country toward greater peace.
Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir fired tear gas and shotguns Friday as thousands of people defied a toughening security crackdown to protest against Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region. At least 40 civilians were reportedly injured, one critically.
India's most famous tiger, photographed by thousands of tourists over the years at a popular northern wildlife park, died on Thursday, days after the aging animal stopped eating.
An elephant thought to have travelled at least 1,700 kilometers from India into Bangladesh after becoming separated from its herd by floods died on Tuesday despite last-ditch efforts to save him.
Indian police have charged Amnesty with sedition after several Kashmiris allegedly called for independence for the troubled region at an event organized by the rights group, an officer said Tuesday.