The law was hurriedly passed after rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, who advocated for the legislation, was assassinated. Some Hindus claim it violates religious freedom.
The Indian rupee and the Bombay stock exchange are falling fast. In only a couple years, India went from 10 percent growth talk to barely 5 percent growth.
The former Pakistani military leader Pervez Musharraf was charged on Tuesday in connection with the 2007 killing of the former prime minister.
One organization is working to give young Tibetans the training they need to get jobs.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called for a 'new beginning' with India on Kashmir.
In a country where many struggle to access basic health services, a new telehealth service could provide Pakistanis the medical help they need.
Though Iran has been sponsoring projects in Afghanistan for years, Afghans have grown skeptical of their neighbor's intentions.
After the Taliban's ouster in 2001, thousands of Afghans found high-paying jobs in Kabul. As Westerners leave ahead of 2014, many Afghans' new middle-class lifestyle may be in danger.
India just approved the formation of Telangana. Opponents are concerned about its impact on Hyderabad, which is a hub for information technology companies like Google.
Mamnoon Hussain, a leader of the ruling party, will succeed President Zardari. The vote follows May's historic transfer of power from one civilian government to the next.
A $200 million dam project will divert water from Iran. Afghan officials say they have no plans to negotiate water rights with Iran.
President Hamid Karzai and top ministers have appeared on 'Open Jirga,' giving Afghans a rare taste of accountability.
Protests have rocked the Himalayan region since soldiers killed four unarmed civilians in the Ramban district of Kashmir.
One man's sudden disappearance after looking for the woman he met online highlights how difficult it can be for Pakistanis and Indians to bridge cultural and legal hurdles to unite.
The government wants to import electricity from India as part of its efforts to solve Pakistan’s energy crisis and encourage cross border investment.
India's free lunch school program is the largest in the world, and until now, much lauded.
A leaked report reveals new details, as well as a nation's vulnerabilities.
Protests shut down Bangladesh this week after a war-crimes tribunal sentenced a prominent Islamist politician to 90 years in prison.
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who survived a Taliban assassination attempt, has become a leading voice for girls' education and spoke at the UN today.
A newly leaked report details how Osama bin Laden could have been caught by any number of government functionaries over the years.