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.
Representatives of 13 countries are meeting in Russia to outline plans to double the wild tiger population, currently as low as 3,200.
The role of profit-driven companies in India's microfinance industry is raising concerns about its social mission.
Building disasters in Shanghai and Delhi have killed more than 100 people this week, highlighting unregulated growth in Asia’s economic powerhouses.
India's telecommunications minister resigned Sunday amid a major corruption scandal. His is one of a string of resignations as India's anticorruption drive gets under way.
President Obama left India with reassurances of his strong support for a 'strategic partnership' – as well as strong words about his commitment to free trade.
Obama says India should have a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, but needs to use its growing global clout to boost democratic institutions.
Activists tied to ACORN International, an offshoot of the US group that caused President Obama so much trouble in the 2008 election, will protest outside Obama's speech to India's Parliament Monday.
President Obama visited Mumbai, India, Saturday and made a forceful case for free trade. He announced deals totaling nearly $10 billion in new US exports that are expected to create 50,000 new jobs.
Obama's trip to India includes a Saturday summit with top business leaders. But Wal-Mart, which will be at the table, and other international retailers remain shut out of India's retail sector.
The election of Nikki Haley as the first Indian-American governor of South Carolina isn't a particularly big deal for self-assured India. But closer ties with the US remain a focus.
President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton are making trips to India and the region in the coming weeks, with an eye toward strengthening alliances to counterbalance China.
President Obama has booked a stay at the Taj Mahal Palace during his trip to India early next month. The Mumbai hotel was attacked as part of a terrorist operation in the city in November 2008.
'China wants a presence. India is unnerved by all of this,' Robert Kaplan, author of 'Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power,' told a small gathering in Cambridge.
The announcement Thursday that President Obama would visit Pakistan next year has sapped enthusiasm in India for his visit in early November. The timing of was insensitive to India, critics say.
President Obama will visit India next month. But his staff may have taken a trip to the Golden Temple off the agenda as it would involve wearing head gear, possibly furthering speculation that he is Muslim.