Indian software giant Infosys reported a better-than-expected 6.6 percent rise in quarterly earnings on Thursday, riding out the effects of deadly floods in Chennai and sending its stock soaring.
One of India's poorest states has said it will impose a "luxury tax" on samosas -- one of the country's most popular snacks -- sparking widespread outrage.
An American tourist has drowned in a rice paddy in the Indian resort state of Goa, according to reports, with the U.S. consulate saying Thursday it was working with police on the case.
India and Pakistan said Thursday they have postponed talks after a fatal attack on an Indian air base that New Delhi blames on a banned Pakistan-based group.
Forty-five whales have died after stranding themselves on a southern Indian beach, a government official said Tuesday, with local fishermen struggling to save others.
An Indian teenager held captive for two weeks by a gang of men said in an interview broadcast Sunday that she was repeatedly raped before being shot twice and dumped in a well on the outskirts of New Delhi.
A businessman cut off one of his fingers as a gesture of thanks to the gods after India's opposition leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi were granted bail in a court case, a report said Sunday.
Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, chief minister of India's restive Kashmir region and one of the country's best-known Muslim politicians, died on Thursday, an official said.
A top elected pro-India leader of Kashmir, who tried to win over insurgent groups in the troubled region, died Thursday in a New Delhi hospital of pneumonia. He was 79.
At least nine people were killed and scores injured Monday when a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck northeast India, sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets even hundreds of kilometers away in Bangladesh.