A gang of robbers cut a hole in the roof of a train travelling through southern India and stole more than US$750,000 in cash, police said on Wednesday.
Around a giant screen showing the Olympics in a central New Delhi park, young Indians chat, take selfies or snooze in the late afternoon heat, glancing only occasionally at the heroic sporting feats on display.
An Indian rights activist who has waged what is thought to be the world's longest hunger strike ended her 16-year fast on Tuesday after vowing to continue her struggle by standing for election in her home state.
Hindu priests use traditional oil lamps to perform evening ritualistic prayers at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad, India, Friday, Aug. 5.
A Hindu holy man or Sadhu walks back to his ashram after taking a dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges river, Yamuna river and mythical Saraswati river in Allahabad, India, Thursday, Aug. 4.
Fourteen police officers have been suspended in India after a low-caste man was allegedly tortured and killed in custody, police said Friday.
An Indian court on Thursday sentenced a Bollywood director to seven years in jail for raping an American research scholar last year, the victim's lawyer said.
When Bilqis talks about having circumcised her daughter, she goes back and forth on how she feels -- sometimes within the same sentence.
The death toll in flooding from heavy monsoon rains in India has climbed past 90, with about a million people taking shelter in government-run relief camps, officials said Tuesday.
Thousands of low-caste Dalits formerly known as "untouchables" protested in western India on Sunday against an attack on their members by cow protection vigilantes.