In June, more than 150 poor rural children of the eastern state of Bihar died of “brain fever,” most of them suffered from malnourishment.Full Story
Anti-riot police watch closely the protesters in the downtown center of New Delhi.Full Story
The hunt for water in south India's main city has become an increasingly desperate obsession for its 10 million residents after months with virtually no rain.
Long spells of unemployment mean that many of the poorest workers continue to seek work throughout the heatwave.
India has officially imposed higher tariffs on a total of 28 U.S. manufactured goods, after announcing retaliatory measures following the withdrawal by the U.S. of key trade privileges.
An Indian court convicted six men for raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim nomadic community in order to scare the tribe away from the region.
The measure will be rolled out in the next two-to-three months for around 850,000 women.
India's far-right BJP has been re-elected to parliament with a landslide majority that will return Modi to the prime minister's seat.
“The difference between Modi and Congress is, as they say in English, 'divide and rule.’ That is what the BJP has done and I don’t agree with it. This is why I voted Congress and always will."
India's marathon election wound up on Sunday after almost six weeks of voting, with results expected on Thursday.
According to accounts from the community, Jitendra Das, the victim, was humiliated during the wedding reception and left the event in tears, afterward was ambushed and beaten by the group of men.