India's top university demands your 100 percent. Literally
You thought the SAT was rough? To get a place at Delhi University, you have to be nearly perfect.
Heat wave after heat wave is devastating South Asia
Thousands have died in less than two months.
To ‘Om’ or not to ‘Om’? Yoga Day stirs up anger in the land of its birth
Mandatory yoga may sound like fun to Americans, but in India it's the cause of religious controversy.
Three shocking cases where rape is not rape in India
The world's largest democracy continues to neglect survivors of sexual assault.
Hospitals overwhelmed as India heat wave deaths near 1,500
Temperatures have topped 117 degrees Fahrenheit in parts of the country.
It's so hot in India right now that the roads are melting
More than 1,100 people have died in a blistering heatwave sweeping the country.
More than 500 people killed as heat wave bakes parts of India
US-INDIA-HEATWAVE-DEATHS:More than 500 people killed as heat wave bakes parts of India
NBA eyes India as part of global drive
The NBA is forging ahead with plans for world domination, hoping that India will be the next Asian power to be seduced by hoop dreams after already captivating China.
Indian child bride, now 19, faces $25,000 fine for rejecting marriage
Santadevi Meghwal said she was married off when she was 11 months old to a nine-year-old boy in her village.
India's prime minister defends ban on Delhi gang rape documentary
Narendra Modi said the film was blocked to preserve the dignity of the victim. But, critics say the move was intended to conceal widespread misogynistic attitudes in India.
Bollywood star Salman Khan gets five years in prison for hit-and-run
US-INDIA-BOLLYWOOD:Bollywood star Salman Khan gets five years in prison for hit-and-run
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."