Worshippers in India and Nepal commemorated the birth of deity Lord Krishna during the Janmashtami festival.
Today’s picks: recent history repeating itself in Pakistan, insider politics Japan-style and how a U.N. climate change compensation scheme went awry.
India’s pre-eminent anticorruption activist says he won’t run for office, but his movement looks set to enter the hurly-burly of Indian democracy
The environment for micro, small and medium-size enterprises — which together take up nearly 9% of India’s GDP in 2009 — needs to power up if the nation wants to continue to capitalize on its celebrated entrepreneurial spirit
This week’s epic power outage is a bleak reminder that India’s power sector has remained frozen in time while neighbors like China have surged ahead
A second blackout in 24 hours left over 600 million Indians without power, as the country sweltered and work ground to a halt. Now many fear the country’s long-standing infrastructure woes have come home to roost
The country’s eastern and northern electricity grids have collapsed, leaving an estimated 600 million people in 13 states without power, according to the Associated Press. The blackout is causing travel chaos and raising …
A summer of torrid heat and longstanding infrastructure woes facing the country’s electricity grid prompted one of the worst blackouts in Indian history. Nearly 400 million people were left without power throughout swathes of …
In today’s choices: Germany may play peace-broker in Afghanistan, plans for the Hong Kong of the Caribbean and violence in India’s northeast.
Climate scientists are trying figure out how environmental changes are affecting the yearly monsoons — and the lives of millions
After marksmen aboard an American naval vessel shot and killed an Indian fisherman in the Persian Gulf, Indian officials and media are demanding a proper investigation
Tibetans seeking to flee Chinese rule are finding their traditional passage of escape — via the Himalayan nation of Nepal — far more fraught and difficult than before