| 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...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Geringer Global Travel’s 14-day “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” tour begins and ends in Delhi, with stops along the way in Agra, Jaipur, Shahpura Bagh, Jodhpur and Udaipur.
Highlights include a rickshaw tour of Chandni Chowk and its...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 11:25 PM
If time heals all, then the clock began to tick effectively and appropriately Friday night for Serena Williams and Indian Wells.
If you want to get a bit overly dramatic, you can roll out the cliches. Williams has officially moved on. She has put this...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 8:57 AM
An Indian bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple math problem, police said Friday.
The bride tested the groom on his math skills and when he got the sum wrong, she walked out.
The question she asked: How much...
| 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 24, 2015
| 10:39 AM
It's not just happenstance that so many vegetarian dishes come from India. Jon Gregerson, in his book "Vegetarianism: A History," tells us that the teachings of India's three primary religions — Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism — include a focus...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 9:58 PM
A rape documentary banned from airing in India received its U.S. premiere at a star-studded event on Monday that included actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto.
The screening of "India's Daughter" at Baruch College began with a vigil as the Oscar-...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 12:00 PM
A rogue elephant named the Gravedigger is the main narrator of "The Tusk That Did the Damage" (Alfred A. Knopf: 240 pp., $24.95), Tania James' imaginative novel exploring the ivory trade in the forests of south India. Orphaned at birth by a poacher, the...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 11:54 AM
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois’ 18th District, who reportedly spent $10,053 in taxpayer funds to travel with his staff to New York City, defended the expense Monday as being for “an official trip.”
At least 10 members of his...
| 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...