New Delhi - India should "move towards" abolishing the death penalty and immediately restrict it to cases relating to terrorism and "waging war", the...

Banka (India) - Pointing to a television in her recently built mud and brick home, Indian villager Munia Murmu proudly shows off her new-found...

New Delhi - India's Jain community scored a legal victory Monday when the Supreme Court temporarily lifted a ban on the traditional ritual of...

New Delhi - A firebrand protest leader vowed Sunday to spread agitation over caste preferences nationwide, just days after the worst violence in more...

New Delhi - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced he was ditching an executive order aimed at making it easier for business...

New Delhi - Thousands have signed a petition urging protection for two Indian sisters after a local council allegedly ordered them raped and paraded...

Debiganj (Bangladesh) - As thousands of Bangladeshis and Indians celebrated the end of one of the world's most intractable border disputes, Fatema Khatun was...

Ahmedabad (India) - A court in Gujarat ordered an inquiry Friday into the death of a protestor in police custody, in a case that...

Islamabad - At least 10 civilians were killed Friday as India and Pakistan traded fire across their disputed border, officials said, less than a...

Ahmedabad (India) - A court in Gujarat ordered a police inquiry Thursday after at least ten people died in the worst violence to hit...

New Delhi - A newborn has died after being bitten by rats in a government-run hospital in southern India where he was undergoing treatment,...

Mumbai - A former Indian media executive has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her daughter for having an affair with her stepson, Mumbai...

Nakyal Sector (Pakistan) - India and Pakistan aborted rare talks on their festering conflict in Kashmir this weekend under a cloud of recriminations, while...

Giridih (India) - A shiver runs down her spine each time Anjali Hembrom recalls the abuse she endured during six months spent with heavily...

Ahmedabad (India) - At least half a million protesters paralysed the main city of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state on Tuesday to...

Guwahati (India) - Hundreds of rare rhinos and other animals are fleeing flooding in India's northeast, raising fears of a rise in poaching during...

New Delhi - Overwhelmed Indian officials have cancelled plans to fill a handful of menial government jobs after being flooded with 75,000 applications --...

Berlin - A UN tribunal on Monday ordered India to halt court proceedings against two Italian marines pending a ruling by the international body...

Giridih (India) - Growing up in a remote tribal hamlet, Rupa Hembrom used to be terrified of the wild boars that roamed nearby. Now...

Abu Dhabi - Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks Sunday with Abu Dhabi's crown prince on bolstering cooperation with the United Arab Emirates at...