| 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 16, 2015
| 5:20 AM
The World Economic Forum has long been something of a coming-out party for emerging economies, with developing countries dispatching politicians and executives to the Swiss resort of Davos to drum up interest. This year, the big magnet for investment...
| 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...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 12:01 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter said Tuesday that it plans to buy Indian mobile marketing company ZipDial as it tries to reach new users in developing regions.
The San Francisco company did not disclose financial details or when it expects the deal to...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:19 AM
In this photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh, a Hindu woman prays to the sun god after taking a holy dip at the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers during the annual Magh Mela festival in Allahabad, India, on Monday. Hundreds...
| 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.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:03 AM
An Indian novelist went into hiding and said he has quit writing after his latest book about a woman's efforts to get pregnant with a stranger sparked virulent protests by right-wing Hindu and caste groups.
Perumal Murugan's publisher was pulling all...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:25 PM
The reaction to a peculiar Connecticut beer has put Bhaskar Sureja in a tough position.
He stocks Gandhi-Bot, a wildly popular and equally hoppy creation of New England Brewing Co., which also generously borrows from the image of Mahatma Gandhi, the...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Born in England and a favored goddaughter of Queen Victoria, Princess Sophia Duleep Singh was thoroughly British. Yet she was also Indian — her father had signed his kingdom over to the British Empire — and that left Sophia caught between...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:25 AM
Authorities in northern India said Wednesday that some 80 bodies that surfaced in the Ganges River this week – many of them children – had been given traditional water burials and were not victims of foul play.
Villagers in Pariyar, 50 miles...