5 killed in blasts ahead of opposition rally in India
At least five people were killed and 24 injured in serial bomb blasts Thursday in eastern India ahead of a rally by opposition BJP's prime ministerial candidate.
Narendra Modi could be India’s next prime minister. So why won’t he talk to his wife?
GlobalPost exclusive: Wildly popular with both foreign executives and Hindu conservatives, BJP candidate Narendra Modi hasn’t spoken to his wife in more than 45 years. Yet she remains devoted to him.
Indian teen gang-raped, burned alive by 3 men
The Indian girl, age 13 or 14, died in a local hospital Wednesday morning after suffering burns to 80 percent of her body.
India's buried treasure brings hundreds seeking fortunes after holy man's dream
A holy man said a long-dead king came to him in a dream, told him to let the government claim 1,000 tons of gold worth $50 billion to stave of economic crisis.
India police question crew of US ship illegally carrying arms
Police launched an investigation into the international crew of the Seaman Guard Ohio, which was found carrying guns and ammunition in Indian waters without proper permits.
Tourists from these 10 countries are most likely to steal stuff
You like those hand towels? Some people take them home.
China and The Art of (losing) War
For centuries, China's leaders have relied on Sun Tzu's masterpiece of strategy. The result? Tragedy, weakness and defeat to inferior forces.
Why India and Pakistan must be united on health care
Commentary: Not surprisingly, India and Pakistan have nuclear bombs but few vaccines for insect-borne tropical diseases.
Cyclone Phailin: How India's government saved countless lives
Despite the devastation, things could have been far worse if not for good decisions and disaster management.
Hindus celebrate Navratri as Muslims undertake hajj
Two of the world's largest religious populations observed important celebrations over the weekend.
India temple bridge stampede kills at least 115
A stampede during a religious festival in India killed scores of people on Sunday.
Cyclone Phailin: 14 killed as super-storm sweeps through India (VIDEO)
The storm battered India on Saturday, weakening as it made its way into the nation's northwest on Sunday.
India braces for Cyclone Phailin
Cyclone Phailin may be the strongest storm to strike India in over a decade, officials said.
Cyclone Phailin: 800,000 flee as mega-storm menaces India (VIDEO)
A maximum-strength 'super-cyclone' came ashore in India on Saturday with 124 mile-per-hour winds.
India: Orissa and Andhra Pradesh states brace for Cyclone Phailin
The 'severe' cyclone is expected to make landfall on Saturday, bringing winds of 124-134 miles per hour and heavy rain.
Cambodia’s flooding brings specter of disease
Each year rivers swell, lakes expand and villages sink beneath soupy brown waters. This year’s flooding is particularly miserable.
Sachin Tendulkar, a hero to a billion Indians, retires from cricket
"It's hard for me to imagine a life without playing cricket because it's all I have ever done since I was 11 years old," said Sachin Tendulkar.
The language of dumplings is universal
Who doesn't like a tiny present wrapped in dough?
India car sales post steepest half-year drop in decade
The figures from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) indicated the once-booming sector is on track for a second year of declining sales.
Obama’s Asia summit no-show: How it looks from over there
News analysis: Obama canceled a key Asia trip to deal with the government shutdown. Was it really a slam dunk for China?
Protests as Indian cabinet approves new state
Demonstrators blocked roads and took to the streets in coastal regions of the state of Andhra Pradesh after the decision was made to split the region in two.
For sale: Chinese babies and children
As many as 70,000 Chinese children are abducted and sold each year. Some end up in the US.
India points finger at Pakistan army in Kashmir clash
An Indian army commander said Wednesday that Pakistani troops might be involved in an ongoing gunbattle near the disputed border in Kashmir, just days after the prime ministers of both countries agreed to soothe tensions.
Who wins from India’s economic woes?
With the rupee’s slide, politicians, tourists and some businesses stand to profit.
India seeks to regulate its booming 'rent-a-womb' industry
A debate over whether the unregulated industry exploits poor women prompted authorities to draft a law that could make it tougher for foreigners seeking babies made in India.
Mumbai building collapse imperils many lives in India
With at least six people confirmed dead, rescue efforts continue at the site of a collapsed building in India's Mumbai.
Mumbai building collapse kills at least 42, leaves dozens trapped beneath rubble (VIDEO)
Many lives are in danger in India's Mumbai after a five-story building caved in.
Militants storm Indian bases in Kashmir, kill 9
Militants stormed a police station and army base in Kashmir, killing at least nine in an attack that could derail peace talks between India and Pakistan.
Flooding forces thousands to flee their homes in Indian state of Gujarat
Tens of thousands of people have evacuated and at least three were killed by heavy flooding that inundated villages in the west Indian state of Gujarat.
Mumbai police hunt for escaped terror suspect Afzal Usmani in India
Police in Mumbai are looking for Afzal Usmani after he reportedly escaped from court while on trial for his alleged part in a terror attack on Ahmedabad.
India honor killing: Police arrest 3 people over murder of young couple planning to wed
The lovers had eloped and planned to marry despite family opposition.