In India, literary agents are just about beginning to come into their own. For a long time, one couldn’t have imagined making a living out of being an agent here because of the money involved
Every year when Durga Puja approaches, a certain Kumortuli in Kolkata is thrown into frenzy.
Some British Indian men are among a broader South Asian group in the UK who are guilty of mistreating and abandoning their wives in their countries of origin.
More people are separated than divorced in India because of stigma associated with divorce, and the time taken in resolving disputes in the slow-moving Indian courts.
Google is to roll out a comprehensive public wi-fi platform in India, as part of its bid to get more people using its services.
Arrange $200,000 and entrepreneur and founder of US spacecraft firm SpaceX Elon Musk will take you there.
A new report has called for the practice of some British Asian men mistreating women and leaving them soon after getting married in South Asia, to be treated as a form of domestic violence.
Last year, the 24-year-old Chauhan became the first Indian female footballer to play for a professional club in the United Kingdom.
How social media has changed the way we consume, see, present and shop for food.
India's ability to launch multiple satellites in a single mission has also put it on firm footing in the global market.
India, one of the world's largest greenhouse gas emitters, will ratify the Paris global climate agreement pact next month
Brand USA, the destination marketing organisation for the US, is attempting to drive enough Indian visits to meet its stated goal of 2.8 million tourists by 2021.
Three Sikh truck drivers have been ordered to wear hard hats at work by a Canadian court which ruled that no exception can be made for them as the men lost a 10-year-long legal battle against religious discrimination.
The difference between an African and Indian jungle safari tells you how the two countries look at wildlife.
Forbes magazine has published its much-awaited annual list of the top hundred richest individuals in India.
Two Indian-American scientists are among 23 scientists who have won this year's prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for showing exceptional creativity in their respective fields.
Every study ranking nations by health or living standards invariably offers Scandinavian social democracies a chance to show their quiet dominance.
Dipa Karmakar’s stellar show at the Olympics owed nothing to the sport’s governing body, which has done everything in its power to nip any development in the bud.
From Tandoori chicken to Mutton Barra, Paneer Malai kofta to Sarso da saag, Indian restaurants in Russia are a huge hit among Russians and foreigners.
In a boost to the government's drive to make the country's higher education institutions world class, a record 31 Indian institutes have found a place in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17.
Ahmedabad, which has traditionally been a cost-conscious property market, dominated by the mass and mid-segment housing, has suddenly witnessed a flurry of launches in the luxury segment.
The fig tree has shaped humanity in profound and mysterious ways—and none is as awesome to behold as the banyan.
Britain is taking forward plans to tighten its ban on trade in ivory after campaigns by Prince Charles and Prince William brought the issue into the spotlight in recent year.
Over 50 leaders from the world of business and politics in Britain and India have backed a campaign for the UK to extend its new 87-pound two-year visitor visa to Indian nationals.
He shot onto the world stage after winning a glittering international fashion prize previously given to design icons Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld.
As many as 400 migrant staff working for an electrical company in Qatar have gone unpaid for up to four months, a leading figure in the Indian community said today.
No one piece of the puzzle shows this, but as they fit together, the picture is becoming clearer.
From haunted forts to snacking with the dead, some of the quirkiest tourist places in India.
The opposition centres around their belief that Gandhi was "inherently racist" for his depiction of native black Africans as "kaffir".
Google, Yahoo and Microsoft will block online ads for gender determination tools in India, following an order by the country's top court.
Can India's gigantic prohibition experiment succeed, 80 years after America's failed?
The couple faced hassles in taking their surrogate daughter Lily to the UK as her British passport was not yet ready.
In 2004, India overcame a huge psychological barrier — defeating Pakistan in Pakistan.
An Indian model on an international catwalk is not such an unusual presence anymore.
stories from around the country on how sport is empowering girls and breaking barriers.
India's dying Christian communities who are trying to preserve their identities in rapidly changing times.
There is some cheer for those enrolling for the new academic year later this month: the fall in pound’s value after the June 23 Brexit vote has brought down the cost of study here.
An enforced culture of want among India’s most marginalized gave birth to unique dishes of dried meats, offal and breads—but every morsel is painful
If there were ever a beauty pageant for desserts, the exquisitely elegant French pastries would win hands down.