| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:18 AM
A Connecticut brewery says it will no longer use the name and likeness of Mohandas Gandhi on one of its beers following complaints that the marketing was offensive. New England Brewing Co.’s India pale ale is called Gandhi-Bot. It has a label with a...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 12:45 PM
An Indian activist who has been on hunger strike for more than 14 years in protest of alleged military brutality was released Thursday after a court rejected charges that her fast was a suicide attempt.
Irom Sharmila, who has demanded the repeal of a...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:06 AM
A judge ruled Tuesday that the Indian government’s decision to block Greenpeace from receiving foreign funding was unconstitutional in what the environmental group described as a “victory for democracy.”
The Delhi High Court ordered...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 10:45 PM
Police say a building that was under construction collapsed and killed 12 people, including two children, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
The victims were sleeping on the ground floor when the partially built first floor fell on top of them....
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:30 AM
In India, young couples need to be on their toes this Valentine's Day. Merely expressing their love in public could lead to unintended marriage.
Right-wing Hindu groups, continuing an annual campaign against what they see as an indecent "Western...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:28 PM
A grandfather from India who was slammed to the ground by a police officer in a northern Alabama suburb had been singled out by police after a caller said a "skinny black guy" with a toboggan hat was walking in the neighborhood and peering into garages,...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:26 PM
An Alabama police officer has been charged with assault and will be fired after authorities say he badly injured an Indian man whom he stopped to question as the man was walking through his son's neighborhood. The man has filed a lawsuit, and the FBI...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Ever been to Seldom Seen Pond in Canaan? Since you probably haven't, you know how it got named. Every name tells a story. In a place as long and thickly settled as Connecticut, just about all natural features — hills, lakes, ravines, rock outcrops...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The company at the center of a probe into why more than a dozen women died after being sterilized in India has denied that the antibiotic tablets it manufactured were contaminated with a chemical compound commonly found in rat poison.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 11:01 PM
Indian authorities said Thursday that they had arrested the doctor who performed sterilization surgeries that resulted in the deaths of 13 women, as an outcry continued over the government-backed practice aimed at reducing population growth.
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:16 PM
A packed train in Sri Lanka that was swept off the tracks by waves as big as elephants. A boat patrolling off Thailand's shore hurled more than a mile inland. Streets in Indonesia turned into roaring rivers that carried people to their deaths.