A member of the Indian LGBT community attends a vigil in Mumbai on Thursday, June 16, in solidarity with the victims of the Orlando mass shooting.
A city of nearly 7 million people in southern India has declared a "high alert" for polio after an active strain of the virus was found in samples of sewage water, an official said Wednesday.
Hindu devotees bathe at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, June 14. Hindus across the country are celebrating Ganga Dussehra, devoted to the worship of the river Ganges.
NEW DELHI -- A Bollywood movie about drug abuse in India's northern state of Punjab has been cleared for viewing after its director was ordered to cut several scenes.
An Indian business student who went undercover to expose child labor at a factory promised Monday to keep up the fight after her efforts led to the rescue of more than 100 children.
The newly elected government of the northeast Indian state of Assam has launched plans to crack down on the poaching of the area's famed one-horned rhinos, an official said Saturday.
On a crisp morning in February, Indian troops surrounded a sleepy, riverside village in the disputed mountain region of Kashmir. Intelligence had suggested three anti-India rebels were hiding out in homes set among the willows and poplar trees.
Only three words were scrawled on the letter from her husband and posted to her parent's home in central India, but they were enough to shatter Sadaf Mehmood's life.
Five Indians who raped a Danish tourist after she asked for directions in New Delhi were sentenced to life in prison Friday for the attack two years ago that highlighted the plague of sexual violence in the country.
Indian police have arrested the head of a children's home after six girls all under 10 accused him of sexually assaulting them and filming the acts, an officer said Thursday.