India's parliament Wednesday passed legislation to create a powerful anti-graft watchdog following a mass anti-corruption movement that swept the country in 2011.
The arrest and strip search of an Indian diplomat in New York City escalated into a major diplomatic furor Tuesday as India's national security adviser called the woman's treatment “despicable and barbaric.”1 Comment
Witch doctors and religious charlatans beware: new legislation passed in a central Indian state aims to prosecute those who use beliefs and superstition to defraud or physically harm followers.
The fatal gang-rape of a student in New Delhi shattered India's silence over sexual violence and emboldened some victims to speak out, family members and campaigners said Monday on the anniversary of the attack.
A gang of young neighborhood men would harass Sonali Mukherjee whenever she left home — taunting her, following her, hissing lewd comments.
One in three children worldwide cannot have their existence legally verified with a birth certificate since their birth was not registered, UNICEF warned Wednesday.1 Comment
Growth in the Group of 20 emerging and advanced economies rose slightly to 0.9 percent in the third quarter from 0.8 percent in the previous three months, the OECD said on Thursday.
India's Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out a 2009 ruling by a lower court that had decriminalized gay sex, in a major setback for the cause of gay rights in the world's largest democracy.
India's main Hindu nationalist party trounced the nationally ruling Congress in four heartland states and knocked them out of the Indian capital in a ballot contest closely watched for clues to next year's general election.
A stunning performance by an upstart anti-corruption party helped topple India's ruling Congress party in elections to New Delhi's state assembly Sunday, only months before the country goes to the polls.