India's first bill to protect women against sexual harassment has been slammed for excluding a provision for domestic workers who make up the bulk of women workers.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been under political pressure to address corruption more directly. New data indicate that corruption concerns are affecting both foreign and domestic investment decisions.
Chinese cash seized from the Indian monastery of the top Tibetan figure has underscored growing tensions between India and China -- and increased feelings of insecurity among the thousands of Tibetans in India.
Neither India nor Pakistan has much leverage, and both are at 'wobbly' political points at home. But small agreements could be possible.
Weather, inflation, and biofuels pushed the United Nations food price index to an all-time high in December, sparking concern over the poor being left with empty plates.
Pirates' seizure of two oil tankers in the past two days threatens oil supply to the West and ramps up pressure on navies to take more aggressive action.
India is home to the world's largest free-lunch program giving many schoolchildren across the country what may be their only hot meal for the day.
Indian naval forces have shut down two Somali pirate “mother ships” operating close to the subcontinent, highlighting the increased range and sophistication of the pirates.
One dairy farmer in India is turning much of his farm's buffalo milk into mozzarella cheese, betting that growing Indian palates will begin demanding domestic cheese products.
The 'Teach for India' program is one of 18 global offshoots of a Teach for America affiliate called Teach for All. It aims to reach more students in a country where about 1 in 3 fifth-graders can't read or write.
India is making room – both physically and mentally – for art like that from Anish Kapoor, which is large and untraditional.
During President Karzai's visit, Afghanistan and Russia are likely to sign agreements on political, social, economic, and defense cooperation initiatives.
A decade ago, it would have been unthinkable for major British companies to send their legal work overseas. But often, Indian lawyers can do the work at an eighth the cost.
Groupon launched in India last week. While opportunity here appears vast, only 1 percent of Indians have the fast Internet connection that Groupon India will likely target.
As literacy grows, so do the ranks of inexpensive and sometimes racy paperbacks that appeal to youths.
Mumbai police are on the lookout for four men, allegedly Lashkar-e-Taiba militants, who have entered the city and are suspected of plotting a terror attack.
India, China agreed to $16 billion in trade deals this week and set a bilateral trade target of $100 billion. But resolution of longstanding border disputes was kicked down the road.
Like Obama on his November trip to India, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is traveling with hundreds of executives and has business deals at the top of his agenda.
PharmaSecure, a New Delhi outfit founded by a Dartmouth grad, has devised a grass-roots method to stem such counterfeiting. Fake drugs make up more than 10 percent of the global market.
Pakistani newspapers carried stunning claims yesterday about India, the country's long-time foe, wrongly sourced to the WikiLeaks data dump.
A series of India corruption scandals is likely to add to India's reputation as one of the riskiest countries in Asia for investors.
Islamist militants are blamed for an explosion that killed a child and wounded more than 20 others in Varanasi, India – one of Hinduism’s holiest sites Tuesday evening.
Though far more athletes competed at the Asian Games, India's Commonwealth Games were seen as an international debut similar to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
In its relationship with Burma (Myanmar), India is caught between its commitment to principles of democracy and its desire to counter China's rising power in the region.