A town in the south of Indian Kashmir was under curfew for a second day Saturday after two people were killed and dozens wounded in Hindu-Muslim clashes in the disputed Himalayan region, police said.
India's parliament was paralyzed on Wednesday as opposition lawmakers angrily protested over the government's response to an ambush in which five soldiers were shot dead on the border with Pakistan in the disputed region of Kashmir.
Bollywood is foraying into controversial terrain with new spy thriller, “Madras Cafe,” whose depiction of rebels in the Sri Lankan civil war has raised concerns among India's large Tamil population.
Doctors discharged a 1-year-old Indian baby from hospital on Friday after nearly four months of treatment and surgeries to correct a rare disorder that caused her head to nearly double in size.
Plans by British resources giant Vedanta to mine bauxite in hills in eastern India have been vetoed by tribal locals who regard the site of the project as sacred, officials and campaigners said Wednesday.
An Indian government official says the ruling coalition has decided to support the creation of a new state in southern India. Civil aviation minister Ajit Singh told reporters that the United Progressive Alliance coalition unanimously agreed Tuesday to endorse the formation of a new state called Telangana to be carved out of Andhra Pradesh state.
India's scandal-rocked ruling Congress party would fail to win enough seats to form a government if elections were held today, according to a poll on Tuesday.
It has all the makings of a best-selling novel. An Indian maharaja crowned as a toddler and rich beyond imagination falls into a deep depression in old age after losing his only son.3 Comments
He reportedly joked that “no one reads his books”. Little-known Indian author Vaclav Smil's work may become a great deal more popular in the near future, however, after Microsoft boss Bill Gates gave him a glowing review on his personal blog.2 Comments
At least 26 people have died in two separate road accidents in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, police said Tuesday.