Latest stories about India
18 February 2014
A group of YouTube chefs are gaining celebrity status in India and abroad for their cooking demonstrations broadcast on YouTube and recipe blogs.
9 February 2014
The Indian government is aiming to replace 26 million diesel-powered groundwater pumps with more efficient solar-powered irrigation models. The country also plans to build the world's largest solar power plant.
20 January 2014
Chief Minister of India's western state Gujarat Narendra Modi is a polemic figure for his hotly debated role in the deadly 2002 riots in the state between Hindus and Muslims.
16 January 2014
Sanitation and hygiene remain critical problems for India, with about 50% of its population still defecating in the open. UNICEF India's #poo2loo campaign aims to raise awareness about this issue.
3 January 2014
"Strange to see jitters are running down the spine of traditional political parties after the advent of #AAP."
29 December 2013
"Nepali leaders have a lot to learn from Mandela's statesmanship, integrity, and lack of political ambition."
27 December 2013
"It reminds me to love and respect everybody-- something many people here tend to have forgotten."
22 December 2013
The bill in its current form is disputed as toothless and has serious loopholes, which puts the complainant in a disadvantageous position.
20 December 2013
The dramatic arrest of India's deputy consul in New York Devyani Khobragade on charges of visa fraud for overstating the wages of her housekeeper has renewed concern for domestic workers.
18 December 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly expressed regret in a phone call to India's National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon over how the arrest of Devyani Khobragade was handled.