900,000 polling stations, 814 million voters: Welcome to the world’s largest democracy
Planners have decreed that the famed Kathputli Colony in India’s capital, New Delhi, is to make way for luxury flats and shops
With healthcare in their own country in a parlous state, Afghans who can afford it go overseas for treatment
The survey results are a damning report card for the ruling Congress Party
The Indian capital comes off badly in a new report on infant mortality
After police killed seven they thought were rebels
Wild cat prowled through streets in Meerut, India before entering a hospital where it stayed for 12 hours. The leopard injured seven people, and is reportedly still on the loose.
After another rowdy day in Parliament, lawmakers in India’s upper house passed a bill on Thursday to create a new state in India, Telangana. The bill, which has to be signed by India’s President to become law, would carve India’s 29th state of some 35 million people out of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.
The bifurcation of …
Freeing trio responsible for killing former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is not “legally tenable”
Ruling to allow Christians and Muslims to adopt brings fresh hope to around 12 million Indian orphans
Report says public spending on basic services “will deliver very little” without also raising wages
The Tibetan spiritual leader also offers surprising praise for China’s new leader
Seven plotters, including former death row inmates, receive an official pardon