India's prime minister suggested Monday the country's "age-old traditions" could be used to ease its choking smog, as he launched a new air quality index for the world's most polluted capital.
Seven decades after fleeing the carnage of partition, Mangu Ram is still regarded as a second class citizen in Indian Kashmir unable to own property or vote in state elections.
Indian police arrested four people Friday following a federal government minister's complaint that a niche boutique in the southwestern resort of Goa had a closed-circuit TV looking into a changing room where she was trying out clothes.
Hundreds of Kashmiris in both India and Pakistan moved to higher ground Monday as rain-swollen rivers swamped parts of the disputed Himalayan region placed under an emergency flood alert just six months after some 600 people died in flooding that left the region in shambles.
Just a few weeks ago, the upstart Aam Aadmi Party, or Common Man's Party, was seen by many as a breath of fresh air in the chaotic, corruption-tainted world of Indian politics, promising to root out graft and display complete transparency.
One month after Anita Rajput's son was crushed to death by two buses as he walked home in the Indian capital, the distraught mother cannot bear to send her remaining child back to school.1 Comment
Indian police have arrested a suspect in connection with the rape of an elderly nun, a senior officer said Thursday, their first breakthrough in a case that has shocked the country.
New Delhi authorities have ordered U.S.-based Uber and its Indian rival Ola Cabs off the city's roads, warning that they must halt operations for their license applications to be considered.
India's top court affirmed people's right to free speech in cyberspace Tuesday by striking down a provision that had called for imprisoning people who send "offensive" messages by computer or cellphone.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called Lee Kuan Yew a "lion among leaders," as he led the tributes and condolences pouring in from all over India on the demise of Singapore's founding father.
Police have detained more than 1,000 people in eastern India over a cheating scandal that saw relatives scale the walls of a school exam center to help students, a senior officer said Sunday.
Rewatiraman Shukla, a young office worker living in a slum on New Delhi's outskirts, can't remember a time when his family did not have a newspaper delivered to their home. Even when home was a single room in a congested tenement without indoor plumbing. Even when his father was working long hours as the single breadwinner to provide the bare necessities.
At least 32 people, including children, were killed and dozens more injured when an express train derailed in northern India on Friday, authorities said.
A lightweight revolver launched in the wake of a deadly 2012 gang rape in Delhi and billed as India's first gun designed for women has proved a hit -- but only among men.