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.
India evacuates 150,000 as cyclone Hudhud intensifies
Cyclone Hudhud threatens to devastate farmland and fishing villages when it hits the coast Sunday morning.
Indian peace laureate to 'join hands' with Pakistan's Malala
Meanwhile, India and Pakistan have engaged in heavy shelling across the frontier of the disputed territory of Kashmir for more than a week.
Stampede at Hindu festival kills 32 in eastern Indian state of Bihar
Police are examining closed circuit television to determine what had triggered the stampede.
Modi gets a rockstar welcome at Madison Square Garden
Some 18,500 people of Indian origin packed into New York's Madison Square Garden to hear India's prime minister speak.
This chart shows how incredibly cheap India's mission to Mars was
It cost India less to go to Mars than it cost to make the movie 'Gravity.'
Tragedy hits the Himalayas
An avalanche swept away two European climbers, while a veteran Japanese mountaineer plunged to his death.
All the people march for climate change
The 'People's Climate March' in New York has been endorsed by more than 1,400 organizations.
These new Indian apps target bribery, child trafficking and male creepiness
Can crowdourcing solve the country's most entrenched social ills?
Under pressure from the Islamic State, Al Qaeda opens South Asia front
Someone is starving for attention.