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Inside India's Zodiac Murders
Astrology is big business in India. It can also get you killed.
Q&A: Heems Talks Label Strife and Pre-9/11 Nostalgia
The rapper lives with his parents, listens to Jamaican dancehall music and wants to write the Indian 'Taxi Driver.'
India, Bangladesh Ink Historic Border Pact
The two countries will swap some 200 tiny enclaves dotted around the border.
India's First Gay Marriage Ad Sparks New Battle About Caste
India's first gay matrimonial advertisement has caused a heated debate
Photos: Trying to Escape the India Heat Wave
Temperatures hit a high of 116. degrees.
Practical Ways to Prepare for Life-Threatening Heat Waves
After more than 1,300 died of extreme heat in Ahmedebad, a practical plan was drawn up to save lives.
Doctors' Leave Canceled as Heat Wave Kills 1,100 in India
The death toll in the worst affected states is more than double the toll from a shorter hot spell there last year.
A Year In, India’s Modi Still Won’t Talk to Press
The prime minister’s distaste for the media stems from the reporting after the 2002 riots, for which he was widely held responsible.
Hundreds of Deaths Reported As Extreme Heat Wave Hits India
The hottest place was Allahabad, a city which saw mercury rise to 117.8 degrees Fahrenheit.
Modi’s China Trip Won’t Ease Regulations on Indian Industry
There is little concrete to show for the 17 foreign trips the Indian prime minister has made in his first year.
Modi’s War on Foreign NGOs Will Have Dire Consequences
Since helping Muslim victims of violence, foreign charities are being harassed by the Indian government.
Modi Should Spend Less Time Abroad, More on Domestic Issues
After a year in power, the Indian prime minister is struggling to implement his promised reforms.
Indian Police Buy Pepper Spraying Drones to Control ‘Unruly Mobs’
Five drones capable of releasing pepper spray purchased by Lucknow police force, according to a spokesman.
India Launches Air Quality Index Bid to Clean Up
India’s cities have some of the worst air pollution on the planet.
Sim Bhullar’s Long Road to Sacramento
The NBA’s first Indian player has plenty to prove to skeptics, teammates and fans.
Quora Question: What Is the Future of Farming in India?
Look for fewer farmers producing more high quality goods, says Balaji Viswanathan.
Indian Army to Remove Mountains of Trash From Everest
The Army is setting out to deal with Everest’s notorious trash problem.
Manipulating Wikipedia to Promote a Bogus Business School
Wikipedia has banned an administrator for deleting negative stories about a fake business school in India.
BBC Airs Gang Rape Documentary Early Despite Protests From Indian Government
India’s government objects to the broadcast of statements by a convicted rapist who said victims should “be silent and allow the rape.”
Modi’s Budget: Short on Vision
Measures to promote growth fail to convince Indians the economy is on the right track.
India's Modi Seeks Humble, Tolerant New Image After Poll Rout
After New Delhi election wipeout, PM adopts softer stance on religious minorities and auctions designer suit.
India's Modi Slapped by Election Rout in Delhi
Aspirational voters abandon Modi’s BJP and the Gandhis’ Congress for third party.
India: Modi Must Embrace Religious Tolerance
Mass conversions to Hinduism are undermining India’s tradition of tolerance.
The Indian Dream? World Bank Says Social Mobility in India Comparable to U.S.
A report on inequality in South Asia found that the chances of escaping poverty in both countries were roughly the same.
Obama Heads to India to Mend Fences with Modi
Iran sanctions and friendly relations with Putin cause rift.
The Ignored Massacre on India’s Forgotten Fringe
When terrorists slaughtered 80, even Delhi’s press shrugged.
Thousands Flee Intensifying India-Pakistan Clashes
At least 10 Indian and Pakistani soldiers and civilians have been killed in the past week due to fighting in the Kashmir region
First Transgender Mayor Elected in Central India
Madhu Kinnar, 35, won the mayoral election in Raigarh on Sunday by more than 4,500 votes
Five Arrested in India Over Kidnapping and Gang Rape of Japanese Tourist
Five men allegedly robbed her of 76,000 rupees ($1,200) using her ATM card, then held her for days and raped her.
Modi Struggles With Hindu Extremists
The Indian premier cannot silence his ministers’ outbursts.