As the temperature heads towards 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in New Delhi, Ram Babu sets off on his bicycle in an unlikely race against time to deliver ice before it melts.
The former women's minister of the Indian capital -- who was sacked over a "sex tape" -- has now been arrested following a claim by a woman shown in the tape that he raped her, an investigator said Sunday.
India said Saturday it is giving Vietnam half a billion dollars in credit to boost defense ties, the latest security deal between the two nations seeking to counter Beijing's muscle-flexing in the South China Sea.
An elderly homeless woman asks for alms on the streets in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, Aug. 31. Some 800 million people in the country live in poverty, many of whom migrate to big cities in search of a livelihood and often ending up on the streets.
Visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry began holding talks with India's top leaders Tuesday, after the world's two largest democracies signed an agreement strengthening their defense ties.
India is failing to help and protect journalists who are facing violent threats or attacks for their work, an international watchdog agency said Monday, noting a pattern of resistance in investigating crimes targeting reporters.
Indonesian authorities have seized more than 650 critically endangered pangolins found hidden in freezers and arrested a man for allegedly breaking wildlife protection laws, police said Friday.
An Indian cyclist rides along a flooded road on the outskirts of Allahabad, India, Thursday, Aug. 25.
A model displays creations by Ka-Sha during Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Aug. 24.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that his government would fully support the priorities of the government of Nepal and expressed hope that the new dispensation in Kathmandu would be able to steer the country toward greater peace.