The disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa claimed the speaker had no authority to remove him from office by voice vote.
China, has long had a reputation for smoggy skies - but these days, India is fighting the far bigger battle with pollution.
- by Iain Marlow
A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people and injuring dozens more, a Congress party leader said.
The action adds to an already long list of liabilities facing the Singh brothers, who once controlled a business empire in India worth billions of dollars that is now largely lost.
M.J.Akba, a former journalist, is stepping down to fight his accusers in court. Thursday he faces one of them.
- by Maria Abi-Habib and Vindu Goel
It flew half-way to its destination before someone in ground control second-guessed the pilot's confidence.
- by Avi Selk
India's #MeToo movement has taken a great leap forward this week, getting concrete action in two of the country's most powerful industries: entertainment and the news media.
- by Vindu Goel
For the past six months, forest rangers and vets riding elephants have been chasing a tiger suspected of killing 13 people in central India. With no luck.
India, the world's third largest oil importer, says it abides by sanctions imposed by the United Nations, but not those of other countries.
- by Nidhi Verma