--As Indians wake Monday to smoke-filled skies from a weekend of festival fireworks, New Delhi's worst season for air pollution begins -- with dire consequences.
Eight suspected Islamists were shot dead by police Monday after they escaped from a high security jail in India by slitting the throat of a prison guard, an official said.
Goa has long attracted Western holidaymakers for its relaxed vibe, but rapid construction, swelling crowds and fears over safety are threatening the Indian state's global reputation as a tranquil haven.
Two Indian soldiers have been killed in fighting with Pakistani soldiers and suspected militants along the volatile frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said Saturday.
Indian police said Friday they had killed two more Maoists in a remote part of eastern India, days after security forces launched a deadly ambush on a rebel camp in the same area.
India announced Thursday it was expelling a Pakistani visa official for suspected spying after he was briefly detained carrying sensitive defense documents, with tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors already running high.
A historic mosque in India agreed Monday to scrap a ban on women entering its inner sanctum, after a bitter legal battle about the restriction in the deeply religious country.
Security forces were hunting through forests in southeast India Monday for Maoist rebels after a fierce gunfight left 21 rebels dead and two policemen wounded.
A top Bollywood movie mired in controversy for featuring a Pakistani actor will open as scheduled in India after an industry body agreed to ban actors from across the border in future.
Indians hold placards and participate in a protest against Chinese-made products in Hyderabad, India, Saturday, Oct. 22. There have been protests against China-made goods and advocacy to promote indigenous products in several parts of the country.