Both politicians and activists decried a controversial ruling by India’s Supreme Court that reinstated a colonial-era ban on …
In a huge blow to gay rights in the world’s largest democracy, India’s top court on Tuesday reinstated an archaic law that makes gay sex a criminal offense on grounds that it can only be dismissed by lawmakers in government.
Congress has to act quickly if it is to salvage any hopes for 2014′s national polls
(NEW DELHI) — India’s main Hindu nationalist party trounced the nationally ruling Congress in four heartland states and knocked them out of the Indian capital in a ballot contest closely watched for clues to next year’s general election.
The Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, had waged a fierce campaign fronted by its prime ministerial …
Villagers demand national bravery award
NEW DELHI) — Indian movie star Salman Khan will face a fresh trial on a homicide charge for a fatal road accident more than 11 years ago.
Police said that Khan drove his car into a group of people sleeping on a Mumbai sidewalk in September 2002, killing one and injuring four.
The actor was on trial for a lesser offense of
A record turnout in the capital indicates that Indians are anxious for change
(BALI, Indonesia) — Chances of a breakthrough in global trade negotiations dimmed as India refused to budge on food subsidies that are an obstacle to an eleventh hour agreement at a WTO summit.
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on Wednesday urged the World Trade Organization’s 159 member economies to work past their …
Bharatiya Mahila Bank plans to empower women by providing collateral-free loans to fix up homes or start a part-time business, although advocacy groups remain unconvinced
Elections for New Delhi’s legislative assembly take place on Dec. 4 and the Aam Aadmi Party is gaining momentum with populist policies. But can it govern?
14-year-old school girl was murdered by her enraged parents, who also killed her alleged lover, court says
Six decades have passed since the partition of India and Pakistan separated millions, but the memory of it is still excruciating for many on both sides of the border
A nation farewells its sporting demigod