Ben Doherty Homosexual sex is illegal, and punishable by life in prison, India’s highest court has ruled.
Ben Doherty Puneet Puneet, the Indian fugitive hit-run driver who skipped out on justice in Australia four years ago, had carefully avoided making contact with his immediate family since his return home.
Shyamantha Asokan A court on Monday found a dentist couple guilty of murdering their 14-year-old daughter and a servant five years ago, in a dramatic finale to a case that transfixed the country and tapped unease on...
Annie Gowen Can a country of 1.2 billion people really come undone over a lowly vegetable? In India these days, the answer is yes.
Ben Doherty From the outside, they are not the dark satanic mills of Blake's dystopia. Almost uniformly, they are painted white and carry names such as Best, Casual and Classic.
Andrew MacAskill and Bibhudatta Pradhan Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is facing attacks from the opposition for being too soft in trade and border disputes with China ahead of a visit to the world's second-biggest economy that comes...
Unni Krishnan Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh signed an agreement to resolve border disputes that have hampered ties between the world's two most populous nations for the past five...
Ben Doherty A year on, Samvari is taller, healthier and the scars on her hands have healed.
A multi-story building has collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai, leaving one dead and around fifty feared trapped in the rubble.
In the months since a gruesome gang rape riveted India, a "women-only" culture has been on the rise, with Indians increasingly seeking out women-only buses, cabs, travel groups and hotel floors.
Indian rights groups have voiced dismay over death sentences handed to four men for a fatal gang rape, saying it was unlikely to reverse the country's "rape crisis" despite a clamour for their...
Ben Doherty The poor are suffering as a political and economic crisis threaten PM Manmohan Singh.
Ben Doherty 'Buy tyres, get free onions," is the deal from one auto shop in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, a reflection of the massive jump in price of the humble, yet vital, vegetable across the country.
Ben Doherty Lunch - handfuls of rice, pulses and vegetables she eats from a metal plate in the concrete cool of the front stoop - is the main reason Puja comes to school.
Srinagar: Eight soldiers were killed and six others injured in rebel attacks in India's Jammu and Kashmir state, an army spokesman said on Monday, in a sign of escalating violence ahead of Prime...
They wore little white caps, called themselves 'the common man,' fasted for days and shouted angry slogans against politicians during massive anti-corruption demonstrations two years ago.
One woman dies every hour in India because of dowry-related crimes, indicating that the country's economic boom has made demands for dowries even more persistent, women's rights activists say.
Mahesh Pandey Thousands of Indian soldiers battled on Thursday to reach villages and towns cut off by flash floods and landslides in the country's north as officials warned at least 1000 people may have been...
More than 6000 people are dead or missing after a month of torrential rain.
Ben Doherty Every day now in India, the demand for power inches up a little, and there’s a little less there to take. A population braces for another long, hot summer of near-daily blackouts.