China offered to help India's archrival, Pakistan, develop a territory claimed by India. India invited the Dalai Lama, a top irritant to China, to visit a state claimed by China.
India's Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the Ambanis' faceoff over the price of gas extracted from the country's biggest-ever discovery. The argument could jeopardize operations and may discourage foreign investment.
India has sent 20,000 more troops to eastern states where a Maoist Naxalite insurgency is gaining strength. Some analysts question whether India has the breadth and strength for an escalated campaign.
India's low-caste political leader, Mayawati, has spent $500 million on statues of herself and others. But to supporters, the statues symbolize her monumental success.
Efforts to end increasingly violent 'ragging' at universities are spurred by an accidental death.
Average rainfall dropped 29 percent from June to mid-August – prime planting season for India's 234 million farmers. It's the worst monsoon season in years –though an increasingly diverse economy will ease the overall impact.
The card's introduction, one of the largest IT projects in the world, will eliminate a patchwork of local IDs and is meant to improve the delivery of social services to the poor.
The neighboring countries agreed Thursday to work together on terrorism despite stalled peace talks. US secretary of state arrives Friday.
The ruling overturns a 150-year-old law in the deeply conservative country. The court said the law violated the Constitution.
Residents suspect the involvement of widely resented security forces. But protests may not derail the relative peace of recent years.
The government warned of more attacks Monday after Naxalites called a two-day strike to protest an offensive in Lalgarh, West Bengal.
Repeat win by United Progressive Alliance shows faith in party on economy and security.
Despite economic downturn, voters gave the Congress Party a surprisingly strong mandate.
Prime Minister Rudd proposes $72 billion in new spending. US military can't protect it, say analysts.
Fans climbed trees and hopped fences in eastern India Friday to glimpse the political scion, who's campaigning nationwide amid parliamentary elections.
First the Chinese bronzes, now Gandhi's glasses?
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says the intricacy of attacks indicate Pakistani government link.
The Lal Mahal – India's oldest surviving Islamic palace – was demolished earlier this month, despite some efforts to better promote preservation.
An Indian warship sank a Somali pirate 'mother ship.' At least 91 ships have been hijacked this year off the coast of Somalia.
The longtime rivals exchanged goods across the divided territory for the first time in 60 years.
Between 60,000 and 100,000 children in this state of 5.5 million people are thought to be orphans – including fatherless children with mothers too poor to care for them.
Some see a government hand in the fanatical Hindu anger against a minority and its converts.
The pro-independence protests in the Muslim-majority state are threatening India-Pakistan peace talks.
Riots sparked by a controversial land-transfer deal have widened to become pro-independence rallies.