There are more modern-day slaves living in India than anywhere else on Earth
Many of them are women and children being sold into the sex trade.
Women-only public transportation really isn't going to solve sexual harassment
It's just another innovative way of placing the blame on women, according to some feminists.
Indian authorities are out in force to enforce the use of toilets
Few leaders of great nations can count toilets among their top priorities. But the Indian president, who is trying to boost India’s economic might, has done just that.
The air in this major city is way more polluted than the air in Beijing
And, oddly, it's the city's extremely harsh penalties for air pollution that might be the problem.
India vows tough punishments to bring home illicit money
Illegal deposits abroad cost India billions of dollars in lost revenue and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has promised to enact new measures to bring back such funds.
UN climate chief quits after sexual harassment complaint
The United Nations said the IPCC had appointed vice-chair Ismail El Gizouli as acting chair and would continue business as usual.
Indian PM's party nearly shut out in Delhi state election
Analysts said the result was a blow for a prime minister who has enjoyed an extended honeymoon with voters since his landslide general election victory.
Indian police detain Christian protesters demanding protection after church attacks
Political rivals have accused the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party of exploiting divisions in the run-up to state elections in Delhi this weekend.
Obama, Modi break nuclear impasse, hail new 'friendship'
In a break with protocol, Modi greeted Obama with a bear hug as he stepped off Air Force One.
At 9, Aslam became a slave
At 13, he was rescued. Here’s his story.
Indian women hear some crazy things about their periods
Millions believe menstruation is a disease. Others are forbidden from sleeping on mattresses.
Pakistani boat laden with explosives blows up off Indian coast, India says
Indian intelligence said the crew was planning 'an illicit transaction' when the vessel was intercepted on New Year's Eve.
Delhi rapes increase by one third in 2014
A total of 2,069 rape cases were reported in New Delhi, compared to 1,571 reported cases the previous year.
Stay away from the Sentinelese. Either you’ll kill them or they’ll kill you
This spear-wielding tribe has long kept away intruders, but now they're facing a whole new threat: Sea cucumber poachers.
These tsunami survivors prove just how resilient people can be
Few tragedies compare to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Ten years later, life forges on.
India drops attempted suicide as a crime
The Indian government said 134,799 people committed suicide in 2013, a rise of 11.9 percent over the previous year.
Delhi bans Uber after female passenger accuses driver of rape
Indian police said they were considering legal action against the taxi service for failing to run background checks on the driver.
For India, moving forward means saving women's lives
The new prime minister links India’s development prospects to improving the status of girls and women.
Protesters in Bhopal demand justice on 30th anniversary of world's deadliest industrial disaster
On Dec. 2, 1984, a cloud of highly toxic gas spewed from a Union Carbide factory in Bhopal, killing more than 25,000 people to date.
A second video shows two Indian sisters beating up a harasser in a park
"I am 19 have been harassed by 2000 boys in my life."
Maoist rebels kill 13 policemen in eastern India
Security experts say the insurgency is India's biggest internal security challenge.
It ain't easy being green in the world's most polluted city
But it is possible to grow your own produce and eat organic despite toxic air and water.
In India, public kissing is becoming a national movement
Protesters who gather to kiss have been arrested, tear-gassed and assaulted with rods. Still, they keep kissing.
10 women die after botched surgery at government sterilization 'camp' in India
Deaths due to sterilization are not a new problem in India, where more than four million sterilizations were performed in 2013-14, according to the government.
Here’s why demonstrators are trolling the Dalai Lama’s US tour
They chant 'Dalai Lama stop lying.' Abroad, the controversy has led to bloodshed.
Activists are trying to stop gang rape in India by talking about sex
It starts with kids.
India's unemployed youth are going into politics (VIDEO)
More than half of India’s billion-strong population is young and many of them are frustrated. The result is an influx of youth into politics.
These stomach-turning photos will soon be stamped on every pack of cigarettes in India
Smoking in India is about to get a lot more difficult. Like nauseatingly difficult.
India embraces soft power — or maybe it’s bakshish power
Project Mausam is Prime Minister Modi’s answer to China’s charm offensive.
Thailand’s junta bribes traffic cops to stop taking bribes
Amid rampant corruption, police can score $300 just for turning down payoffs.
Five reasons Kailash Satyarthi’s Nobel Prize is controversial in India
Some of his compatriots doubt the child labor campaigner deserved the award, and they have taken to Twitter to complain.