| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:00 AM
In 2012, when the Supreme Court of India banned iron ore mining in the coastal state of Goa, fisherman Suresh Parab breathed a sigh of relief.
More than 20 large mines had been operating in Parab's favorite fishing spot: the catchment area of the...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 23, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Amitabh Bachchan is hardly a household name in the U.S., but in his native India, he is a megastar. He has appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films and served as a longtime host of the country's wildly popular version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:20 AM
Officials in India want to make one thing clear: The tree that President Barack Obama planted in New Delhi three weeks ago is not dead.
It just looks dead.
The peepal tree was awash in leaves when Obama planted it at the New Delhi memorial to Indian...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:08 PM
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized to the Indian government for the treatment of an Indian man who was roughed-up by police, calling the case one of "excessive force" in a letter made public Tuesday.
Bentley's office released a letter to Indian...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:00 AM
President Obama is cutting short his trip to India in order to make a short trip to Saudi Arabia to pay respects to the family of the late king.
The president, who was leaving Saturday for India, will travel to Riyadh on Tuesday to meet with King Salman...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 3:19 PM
New England Brewing Co. said Friday it will change the name of its controversial beer, Gandhi-Bot, according to a statement posted to a state legislator's website.
The brewery in Woodbridge said the renaming process could take as long as three months,...