Anna Hazare defied an initial ruling restricting him to a three-day protest and is now allowed 15 days. But critics argue he and his supporters should press their demands through the ballot box.
Although India is touted as a rising global medical destination for its relatively cheap care, most long-distance medical travel is driven by a desire for higher quality, not lower prices.
India bested Pakistan in a World Cup cricket semifinal Wednesday. The Indians will meet Sri Lanka in the final this weekend.
President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta on Nov. 10. President Obama was given an enthusiastic welcome at one of Indonesia's largest universities, where he charmed the audience with local lingo and a message of reform.
Indian military leaders on Wednesday drew up a new security strategy to quell Kashmir violence, while politicians agreed to send a fact-finding delegation to the region.
India has ordered an additional 1,900 paramilitary forces to quell the Kashmir protests in a bid to boost security before addressing political problems.
The women reservation bill passed Tuesday night in India's upper house of parliament, setting the stage for women to hold one-third of all legislative seats.
Fans climbed trees and hopped fences in eastern India Friday to glimpse the political scion, who's campaigning nationwide amid parliamentary elections.