Indian police said Friday they had begun investigating the editor of a top investigative news magazine who faces a possible rape charge after allegedly assaulting a woman colleague.
India's prime minister Tuesday inaugurated the country's first state-owned bank for women, aimed at strengthening their financial security and empowering them after a string of sex crimes highlighted gender inequality.
Russia handed over a US$2.3 billion aircraft carrier to India on Saturday after years of delays, extending the South Asian country's maritime reach in the Indian Ocean as it looks to counter China's assertive presence in the region.
A truck packed with laborers flipped over on a southern Indian highway on Saturday, leaving at least 22 people dead, including women and children, police said.
Russia will Saturday hand over a refurbished aircraft carrier to India, five years late and vastly over budget, ending a saga that has strained relations between New Delhi and its main arms supplier, an official said.
A passenger train plowed into a herd of elephants in eastern India, killing seven, including two calves, as they lumbered across the tracks in a forest, authorities said Thursday.
Delirious crowds greeted India's Sachin Tendulkar as he walked out to bat in his last Test match on Thursday, an emotional farewell game for a national hero whose 24-year career has made him a cricketing legend.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will skip this week's Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka, the foreign ministry said Sunday, as pressure grows to boycott the event over alleged war crimes by Colombo.
An express train on Saturday rammed into a group of passengers in southern India after they leapt from another train following fears of a blaze, killing at least eight, reports said.
A speeding bus exploded in a ball of flames after crashing into the central reservation of a southern Indian highway early Wednesday, killing 45 passengers as they slept.