Gas prices are rising partly because demand is rising in the developing world. Unlike fluctuating tensions in the Middle East, rising world demand will keep pushing gas prices higher.
The Jaipur Literary Festival in northern India attracts thousands of book-lovers, and provides greater access to literature for India's 1.2 billion population.
After moving to big cities, some preserve their culture through Wikipedia entries written in regional languages.
Harish Hande wants to make solar power available to all Indians – even the poorest street vendors.
Economists from 28 firms offered estimates about the jobs plan to Bloomberg News. They disagreed on how effective it would be – and the cost could be high.
India's huge domestic demand helped it weather the financial crisis of 2008. But since then, Indian companies have invested internationally, increasing India's vulnerability to economic downturns.
India's main opposition party, which is campaigning on anticorruption values, has asked a party leader to step down over links to an illegal mining scam.
Indian voters often don't see terrorism as a political issue, so despite dissatisfaction with the government's response to Wednesday's attack in Mumbai, there may not be political fallout.