Rebel Maoists in eastern India are suspected of causing a passenger train to derail and collide with an oncoming freight train in West Bengal Friday. It would be their third deadly attack in two months, signaling the insurgency's growing momentum.
India's traditional ways of recovering loans are intimidation, threats, and violence. One loan-recovery agency is using a powerful new technique: sending soft-spoken women to collect.
'This was no accident,' says an environmental group that sued to stop construction of an additional runway at Mangalore International Airport, where an Air India Express plane crashed Saturday. The crash killed 158 passengers, but eight survived.
In Ahmedabad, an Indian city noted for its religious violence, one slum has managed to find common ground between Hindus and Muslims. On religious holidays, men of both faiths gather together to prepare the food.
Cheerleaders, big lights, and dance – put them together and what have you got? The Indian Premier League, or cricket's IPL match.
Vogue India's April cover story proclaimed that it's time 'to say we love, and always have loved, the gorgeous color of Indian skin.' But busting the myth that whiter skin color is more beautiful will be hard.
Officials in India and Pakistan have indicated that their prime ministers will meet on the sidelines of the SAARC summit in Bhutan this week, though it is unclear if the meeting will go beyond handshakes.
Pharmaceutical mogul Chirayu Amin is now the IPL (Indian Premier League) interim chief. Lalit Modi was suspended Sunday over allegations of corruption and financial irregularities while he chaired the IPL.