Arvind Kejriwal and his upstart “Common Man's Party" won almost complete control of Delhi's legislative assembly last month. But will the new chief minister be able to deliver on his lofty campaign promises?
The March 14 attack at a convent in West Bengal was initially treated as a robbery. Christian groups say the attackers intended to violate the elderly nun and allege a hate campaign by Hindu nationalists.
Police also are looking for other suspects who ransacked the Convent of Jesus and Mary School in India's West Bengal state on March 14, stole cash and raped the nun. Christian leaders say there have been a series of attacks on churches since last May.
The brutal killing of a religious teacher outside a Kabul mosque – for what turned out to be fabricated charges – has caused widespread outrage. President Ghani condemned the killing and ordered an investigation.
Government officials deemed a documentary on rape too provocative to air. More than 90 percent of rape cases that go to trial in India end in acquittal, while thousands of other cases are never prosecuted.
Kashmir Solidarity Day, celebrated annually in Pakistan, allows jihadist groups to air their anger over the disputed region. Just last month, the prime minister announced a 'zero tolerance' policy for militancy.
Under Taliban rule, almost no Afghan girls went to school. Last year, some 3 million of 8 million students were female. With international forces now leaving the country, consolidating these gains may prove a challenge.
Before 2002, Afghanistan had 50 miles of paved roads. Departing international forces are leaving more than 8,000 miles. Still, the World Bank estimates that a majority of roads aren't suitable for cars because of poor maintenance.