| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:15 AM
Popular Bollywood beats blared from my iPod, drowning out the pounding of my heart. As I walked to the start line of the marathon, I was already drenched with sweat.
I realized this was the farthest I’d walked in Mumbai, a city of 13 million...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Two men riding a motorcycle threw acid on a woman in a crowded neighborhood in New Delhi, causing serious injuries, police said Wednesday.
The attack was captured on closed-circuit TV and was being investigated, police officer Suresh Chand said. It took...
| 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.
| Jan 17, 2015
| 10:50 PM
A woman was arrested on suspicion of murder after sheriff's deputies found her boyfriend fatally shot and her 3-year-old son's body stuffed in the freezer at her home on an Indian reservation in Southern California, authorities said Saturday.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Hundreds of protesters gathered on Wednesday outside the abandoned factory which caused the world's deadliest industrial disaster in the Indian city of Bhopal, burning effigies and demanding justice for survivors suffering 30 years later.
| Nov 15, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Tablets linked to the deaths of more than a dozen women who visited a sterilization camp in eastern India are likely to have contained a chemical compound commonly used in rat poison, a senior official in Chhattisgarh state said on Saturday....
| Dec 16, 2014
| 11:32 AM
On a cold, rainy Sunday night, two policemen in khaki uniforms and fluorescent yellow jackets stand among commuters at a bus shelter in the Indian capital, occasionally stepping out to stop passing buses and climbing on board to conduct inspections.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Three generations of Tarun Cariappa's family have grown coffee on their highland farm in southern India, 38 rolling acres of dark green bushes interspersed with towering jackfruit and mango trees — and the occasional wild elephant.
But to that...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Aditya Giri had awoken at 4 a.m. for his newspaper route, sat through three hours of math and science lectures and hoofed across the city in head-pounding humidity.
Now, the 19-year-old was standing in the cramped receiving area behind an upmarket...