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Toxic firecracker haze darkens Indian capital after festival of lights

An index of air quality had crossed the 'hazardous' limit of 300.

Indian traders choking on Modi's economic medicine

Over the past year Modi has rolled out controversial, but many argue much-needed, flagship reforms.

Stampede in India's financial capital kills at least 22

The bridge is usually crowded at that time of day.
September 29, 2017 | 05:20 pm GMT+7

Indian warships make port call in northern Vietnam

The visit aims to enhance relations, understanding and trust between the two countries' navies.
September 23, 2017 | 08:02 pm GMT+7

In glossy Bollywood, stories of ordinary Indian women shine

'Bollywood is a male-dominated industry but there is a sudden influx of women-oriented films that are also doing well.'
September 20, 2017 | 11:38 am GMT+7

'Not a woman's choice': India's abortion limit puts women at risk, say campaigners

Abortions in India are a 'conditional right' but must be done within 20 weeks. 
September 06, 2017 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Old Mumbai building overdue for demolition collapses, killing 22

The six-story building, in a densely-populated part of the city, housed a nursery school despite being declared unsafe in 2011.
September 01, 2017 | 08:49 am GMT+7

Muslim divorce law 'unconstitutional', rules India's top court

The law allows Muslim men to divorce their wives simply by uttering the word 'talaq' three times.
August 22, 2017 | 10:22 pm GMT+7

Battling century's worst drought, India's farmers revive traditional grains

'Hybrid varieties need more water, fertilizers and pesticides. They are just not sustainable in this region.'
August 22, 2017 | 08:50 am GMT+7

India threatens Philip Morris with 'punitive action' over alleged violations

India, with a population of 1.3 billion, has about 100 million smokers.
August 18, 2017 | 02:36 pm GMT+7

Sixty children die in Indian hospital amid furore over oxygen supplies

Northern Indian state suspends hospital chief after deaths of 60 children.
August 13, 2017 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Bollywood film spotlights India's toilet shortage

'Toilet: A love story' is a true-life tale of one man's battle to build toilets in ​rural India.
August 12, 2017 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Mysterious hair chopping incidents grip India

Several women in the Indian capital and some other northern states have reported having their hair mysteriously chopped off while they were sleeping.
August 04, 2017 | 08:58 am GMT+7

China says India building up troops amid border stand off

China accuses India of illegally remaining on its territory, saying 'this is certainly not for peace.'
August 04, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

World's 'highest' village runs dry as warming hits the Himalayas

'These days the water is not coming like it used to. The seasons are changing. We see there is less water than before.'
August 01, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7