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.
International banks expect real estate prices to fall 25 percent, and annual GDP growth to slow.
As traditional handmade saris go out of fashion, their makers resort to unskilled labor to make ends meet.
Islamic militants claim to be targeting Indian cities to stoke communal tensions.
In wake of confidence vote, it faces shaky political alliances and corruption claims.
Its controversial deal to import US nuclear technology and fuel can now go ahead.
Veer Bhadra Mishra, a Hindu priest and former professor of hydraulics, has gained government approval for a pilot program.
Communists oppose the pact with the US, which would give India access to nuclear fuel and technology, threatening to bring down the government.
Even though manual scavenging was banned in India in 1993, thousands still perform the task of cleaning, by hand, human waste.
Seven synchronized bombs exploded in the city of Jaipur Tuesday evening.
The Indian Premier League is altering the game and pulling in the best players from around the world.
A government-appointed committee says violence by the Maoist insurgency is growing and urges the government to talk with rebels.
The Maoist party had a surprisingly strong showing in recent elections. India is worried about the impact on its own Maoist rebel movement, the Naxalites.
15,000 security personnel shielded the Olympic torch on its truncated tour in New Delhi Thursday. Thousands of pro-Tibet protesters were kept from the route.
Last week, India's government expanded its ambitious program to provide 100 days of minimum-wage employment per year to millions of poor rural farmers.
Nearly half the buyers at India Fashion Week, held this month, came from abroad.
To transform itself into a 'world-class city,' India's capital is locking up panhandlers.
Threats against churches and prayer meetings in eastern states have risen in recent weeks.