The makeup of India's next government could lie in the hands of a trio of women who command a massive following in their regional heartlands, including a populist former movie star known as “Mother” to supporters.
In marriage-obsessed India where people are expected to wed young and produce progeny soon after, two single men are battling it out on the election trail for the prime minister's job.
India's Supreme Court Monday spared a Sikh militant convicted of a deadly car bombing two decades ago from execution, citing his mental illness and lengthy delays in deciding on his plea for mercy.
An Indian air force cargo plane inducted into service just last year crashed during a training mission Friday, killing all five crew members in the latest in a series of accidents that have hit the Indian armed forces.
An Indian cabinet minister found himself at the center of a vote-rigging dispute Monday, after he asked supporters to vote twice for his party in elections that begin next month.
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Britain's Tesco said Friday it had struck a joint venture deal with India's Tata Group to become the first foreign supermarket to enter the country's US$500 billion retail sector.
An Indian court handed down life sentences Friday to three gang-rapists who attacked a photographer and a phone operator in an abandoned mill compound in the center of Mumbai.
An Indian court convicted five men Thursday for raping a photojournalist and a call-center operator last summer inside an abandoned textile mill in the financial hub of Mumbai, cases that renewed calls to wipe out the scourge of sexual violence in India.
India remains the biggest buyer of arms in the world, importing nearly three times as many weapons as its nearest competitors China and Pakistan over the last five years, a Swedish think tank said on Monday.