A mother hanged herself in India after a council of elders punished her family for her suspected extra-marital romance with a lower-caste man, a local police officer said Wednesday.
An Indian student from the lowest Dalit caste was hacked to death and his wife critically injured in southern India in a suspected "honor killing" by relatives angered by their marriage, police said Monday.
A reactor at a nuclear plant in western India was shut down Friday after a water leak was discovered, officials said, stressing that workers had not been exposed to radiation.
India's government has been accused of "criminal conspiracy" for allowing Formula One team boss and flamboyant businessman Vijay Mallya to leave the country while being pursued over massive debts.
Indian officials are launching a program to protect people from extreme heat in two high-risk regions, after a devastating heat wave killed at least 2,500 people across the country last year.
As India gets wealthier, its children are getting fatter, with the number of obese teenagers nearly doubling in the last five years, according to the country's health minister.
A 15-year-old girl who was raped and set on fire this week died Wednesday in the New Delhi hospital where she had been undergoing treatment for severe burns, police said.
A 15-year-old girl was fighting for her life in a New Delhi hospital Tuesday after being raped and set on fire on the rooftop terrace of her family's home in a village outside the city, police said.
Two people were killed on Tuesday when the crude bombs they were making exploded in India's West Bengal, a senior local police officer said.
Indian police said Monday a man has been charged with murdering his friend after a heated argument over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo is the world's best soccer player.