Authorities were investigating Wednesday how more than 100 bodies, many of them children, ended up floating in an offshoot of the Ganges River in northern India.
A state minister from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party sparked outrage Tuesday over his plans to make homosexuals "normal," one day after U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon accused India of fostering intolerance with its gay sex ban.
A New Delhi court charged an Uber cab driver on Tuesday with rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation in a case that has renewed a national fury over chronic sexual violence in India. Authorities are still investigating whether Uber should also be charged.
Indian conglomerate Adani Group and global energy firm SunEdison have announced a deal to build the largest solar panel factory in the energy-starved nation, worth US$4 billion.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised "truly unlimited" reforms Sunday in his bid to transform India's economy into a global powerhouse as he showcased his long-time fiefdom to global political and business leaders.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to provide round the clock electricity for India's capital Saturday as he kicked off his party's campaign in elections to Delhi's state assembly.
Indian police said they are investigating a popular self-styled "godman" for allegedly encouraging 400 followers to undergo castrations at his ashram so they could get closer to god.
The wife of a former high-flying U.N. diplomat and Indian government minister was murdered and did not commit suicide as earlier suspected, Delhi's police chief said Tuesday.
Five men have been arrested over the alleged gang rape and extortion of a Japanese tourist held as a sex slave for nearly a month in a basement near a famous Buddhist shrine in India, officials said Sunday.
Indian police have arrested two brothers accused of repeatedly raping a 22-year-old Japanese tourist over three weeks near Bodh Gaya, Buddhism's holiest site, an official said Saturday.
The number of rapes reported in New Delhi increased by nearly a third in the last year, police said Friday, highlighting the alarming levels of sexual violence against women in the Indian capital.
An Indian woman who was allegedly raped by an Uber taxi driver said on Thursday that she has stopped going out alone and has trouble falling asleep after the attack.
Pakistan and India on Thursday exchanged lists of their nuclear sites under an agreement barring them from attacking each other's atomic facilities in the event of war, officials said.
Police in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat faced widespread criticism Thursday after staging an anti-terrorism exercise featuring "militants" dressed up as Muslims.