| 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...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:28 PM
The Indian government has launched a crackdown on Greenpeace and other U.S.-linked environmental groups after intelligence officials accused climate activists of harming the country’s economic security.
Authorities over the weekend barred a...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to India on Thursday for a one-day summit during which billions of dollars' worth of economic agreements were signed on energy, precious stones and military equipment and India pledged to retain Russia as its most...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 11:34 AM
One person was killed and another wounded when a bomb blst outside a restaurant rocked the southern Indian city of Bangalore on Sunday.
The evening blast, termed a terrorist attack by authorities, came two weeks after Bangalore police arrested a 24-...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Recent commitments by the world's major polluters to cut emissions have added fresh momentum to international climate talks, but foot-dragging persists among the next tier of polluters, including India, Brazil, Canada and Australia.
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Rogan josh is one of the better known Indian classics, and this fiery lamb or mutton dish from the Kashmir region of India is now popular all over the world. My version stays very close to an authentic Hindu-style recipe, but I have tweaked it to make a...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:19 AM
A ban on online taxi services in India, following the arrest in New Delhi of an Uber driver accused of rape, has brought uncertainty to the millions of dollars of international investment pumped into Uber's Indian rivals Ola and TaxiForSure.
| 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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 12:01 PM
What's the world's most polluted city?
If you guessed Beijing, you're wrong. It's New Delhi, according to a World Health Organization study released this year. India disputes the results, claiming New Delhi's air is no dirtier than Beijing's (and much...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Authorities in southern India on Saturday arrested a 24-year-old man who ran a Twitter account that glorified the Islamic State militant group.
Investigators say the man did not have direct links to Islamic State or its recruits and appeared to be...