India announced Wednesday the country will hold national elections from April 7 to May 12, elections will be held over several weeks for logistical and safety reasons in the country of 1.2 billion people.
A young woman who died after being gang raped and beaten on a bus in India's capital was cremated Sunday amid an outpouring of anger by Indians demanding greater protection for women.
Supporters of India's new Aam Aadmi Party gathered in New Delhi to cheer on its goal of fighting corruption from the inside.
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.