Indian officials are launching a program to protect people from extreme heat in two high-risk regions, after a devastating heat wave killed at least 2,500 people across the country last year.
As India gets wealthier, its children are getting fatter, with the number of obese teenagers nearly doubling in the last five years, according to the country's health minister.
A 15-year-old girl who was raped and set on fire this week died Wednesday in the New Delhi hospital where she had been undergoing treatment for severe burns, police said.
A 15-year-old girl was fighting for her life in a New Delhi hospital Tuesday after being raped and set on fire on the rooftop terrace of her family's home in a village outside the city, police said.
Two people were killed on Tuesday when the crude bombs they were making exploded in India's West Bengal, a senior local police officer said.
Indian police said Monday a man has been charged with murdering his friend after a heated argument over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo is the world's best soccer player.
India has rushed elite security forces to its western state of Gujarat after an intelligence report that some 10 militants may have crossed over from Pakistan, police said Sunday.
Hundreds of grieving Tibetans on Sunday joined the funeral procession for a 16-year-old schoolboy who died after setting himself on fire to protest against mainland Chinese rule.
A U.S. government team that monitors religious freedom around the world has been denied visas to India, New Delhi's Embassy in Washington confirmed Friday.
A group of Indian banks has petitioned a court seeking the arrest of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, the beleaguered businessman accused of defaulting on hundreds of millions in U.S. dollars in loans, a lawyer said Saturday.