Its Himalayan glaciers are melting fast, its agricultural heartland is drying up and its capital is choking on the world's filthiest air.
As a truck screeches to a halt on an Indian highway in the middle of the night, devout young Hindus armed with sticks scramble inside, searching for cows they consider sacred.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing a revolt within his Hindu nationalist party by senior leaders questioning his leadership style after the recent debacle in state elections.
India's government Tuesday announced plans for a sweeping liberalization of its foreign direct investment (FDI) regime, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to counter accusations his reform drive is stalling.
Maggi noodles are back on shelves in India five months after the popular snack was found to contain lead above permissible limits.
Narendra Modi conceded defeat Sunday in a key election in Bihar, one of India's poorest and largest states, in a major blow for the prime minister who fronted a no-holds barred campaign.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced US$12 billion in financial assistance to Indian-administered Kashmir, more than a year after deadly floods devastated parts of the disputed Himalayan region.
Greenpeace said Friday Indian authorities have scrapped its license to operate in the country, the latest in an ongoing battle between the environmental group and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
At least 14 people in western India have lost sight in one eye after botched cataract surgeries, doctors and officials said Thursday, the latest example of poor medical care in the country.
An international rights group on Tuesday demanded the release of an Indian folk singer arrested on charges including sedition for writing songs criticizing a state official for not banning liquor sales.
First writers then artists, followed by filmmakers, historians and scientists. The chorus of Indian intellectuals protesting religious bigotry and communal violence grows louder by the week with a single message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi: protect India's tradition of secularism and diversity.
Delhi on Sunday introduced a toll for all trucks and commercial vehicles in an attempt to improve air quality in the world's most polluted capital ahead of Diwali celebrations.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday that India and Africa must join forces to call for reform of the United Nations to reflect the growing power of emerging nations on the global stage.
India's government said Wednesday it would ban foreigners from using surrogate mothers in the country, a move likely to hit the booming commercial surrogacy industry.1 Comment