Mar 5, 2014 — More than 800 million people are eligible to cast ballots to choose a new lower house of Parliament. The vote, which observers call a defining moment for India, will start April 7 and last nine days.
Feb 8, 2014 — Luger Shiva Keshavan faces an uphill battle not only to train for the Olympics, but even to carry his country's flag. He and fellow Indian athletes are officially "stateless" at the games.
Jan 23, 2014 — A series of horrific cases have focused international attention on gang rapes in India. The latest case has a particularly sinister twist because it was allegedly punishment for a woman involved with a man from another community.
Jan 22, 2014 — Newly elected Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led a two-day sit-in to protest alleged inaction by the city's police force, which is controlled by the national government. The protest ended with a stitched-together deal that's been called more of a climb-down than a compromise.
Jan 18, 2014 — Sunanda Pushkar's death was preceded by a very public Twitter feud about an alleged affair by her husband.
Jan 14, 2014 — A second allegation in as many months has ramped up calls for the country's Supreme Court to abide by its own 1997 ruling requiring panels in the workplace to hear harassment complaints.
Dec 18, 2013 — The secretary of state told a top official in New Delhi that a row over the strip-search of a U.S.-based Indian female diplomat should not come between the two countries.
Dec 18, 2013 — Once an endless bazaar filled with bargains, India is now becoming more expensive. Prices for vegetables, for example, have soared dramatically. From street-stall chaat vendors to fancy haute cuisine, just how far do your dollars stretch in India these days?
Dec 17, 2013 — At issue is the arrest last week of India's deputy consul general in New York. She is accused of using false documents to get a work visa for her Manhattan housekeeper. India is calling her arrest "despicable and barbaric," and announced retaliatory steps against U.S. diplomats in the country.
Dec 12, 2013 — The decision by the Supreme Court on Wednesday to restore a colonial-era ban on homosexual acts has sparked outrage. One prominent commentator said the verdict shows "how liberal democracies can sometimes give rein to a regime of oppression and discrimination under the imprimatur of law."