Homosexuality remains deeply taboo and punishable by law in world's biggest democracy.
India has one of the lowest female labour force participation rates in the world, and this number is declining.
Senior Indian Gauri Lankesh was gunned down on Tuesday evening as she returned to her home in Bangalore, capital of the state of Karnataka.
The new nationwide GST levy is India's biggest tax reform in the 70 years since independence.
Britain's finance minister is in India trying to drum up some post-Brexit trade support as two nations agree to set up joint investment fund.
In the world's biggest election of 2017 the 220 million people of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh go to the polls.
Tensions threaten to boil over in Kashmir after India carried out what it called ‘‘surgical strikes’‘ along the de facto border with Pakistan.
India’s upper house of parliament has passed a bill lowering the age at which youths can be tried for serious crimes. The law will allow those in
The first World Indigenous Games got off to a rocky start on Friday as the opening ceremony’s colourful parade of indigenous peoples was marred by
The government in India has blocked hundreds of adult websites. An official said the crackdown is to prevent pornography becoming what he called a
Barack Obama is the first US president to be guest of honour at India's annual Republic Day parade, a flamboyant display of the South Asian nation's military might and cultural diversity.
There have been angry scenes outside a court in Delhi as crowds tried to attack a taxi driver accused of rape by a female passenger in a case that
Narendra Modi, India’s PM since the victory of his BJP party last May, has appointed a ‘Minister of Yoga’ after a large government reshuffle on
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The world’s largest democracy is getting ready for the biggest elections the world has ever seen.
An incredible 814 million people are now
Gay sex remains a criminal offence in India after a controversial ruling today by the republic’s Supreme Court.
Activists had asked for a review of
Pranab Mukherjee has been president of India for just over 12 months. Though his role as head of state is largely ceremonial Mr Mukherjee is a