Stories about India
26 August 2014
Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that everybody has human rights and it is the job of the government to protect them.
23 August 2014
After downing a bottle of water, most people are probably inclined to toss it. Those people, however, don't realize that they're throwing away an ingenious means of lighting a home.
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22 August 2014
NDTV journalists caught militants assembling a rocket in Gaza on camera, but the story has been "distorted by the twin forces of internet virality and the Israel-Palestinian spin machine."
21 August 2014
The bad blood between India and Pakistan dates back to 1947, and the two countries' relationship remains strained today.
13 August 2014
The world's longest epic has made it to TV. But as befits this day and age, social media is a major aspect of its marketing strategy.
12 August 2014
"Burn him! Erase all his traces" - shouted the killers of Sanjay Khobragade, a Dalit rights activist from Maharashtra, India. Sanjay is one of many Dalits who face such cruelty.
9 August 2014
Indian tech entrepreneurs and start-ups have taken on ventures trying to tap on Indians' passion on religion and spirituality. This raises issues like whether marketing “God’s” products are ethical.
6 August 2014
"It feels great to be able to move around alone," says one happy customer. A new low-cost device, the SmartCane, overcomes the limitations of the traditional cane by using SONAR.
31 July 2014
A small team tracks elephants during the day and gives the information to TV channels. Text messages are sent to those who are within a two-kilometre radius of elephant movement.