The Indian government is considering decriminalising homosexuality, a day after the country's top court upheld a law which criminalised gay sex.
High-ranking Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade was arrested and handcuffed in public in New York
Gandhi branded with the racist insult of “coolie lawyer” in South Africa; Mandela thrown into the same Johannesburg prison as Gandhi before him.
Disregarding reservations of a majority of Pakistanis, the United States has pressurised Pakistan to accord India the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status.
The national food security law is in trouble from an unlikely source
The United States has voiced concern about a ruling by India's Supreme Court which reinstated a colonial-era ban on gay sex which could see same-sex lovers imprisoned.
Wodeyar's nephews, Kantaraju and Varchas, are two probables to succeed the Maharaja.
There are many NRIs who came to India to volunteer, and then there were hundreds abroad who helped the movement and the party in several ways
Media in India are analysing Narendra Modi's impact on the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) impressive performance in key state elections.
It is increasingly evident that Washington, which had already soured on the UPA government over stalled reforms, is ready to say goodbye to New Delhi's ruling dispensation.
The $11 mn Indian project aims to bring some 5 mn public employees onto the govt’s email domain powered by the NIC as early as mid-December
The Indian stock markets hit record highs on Monday after the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, perceived as a more business-friendly party by investors, performed well in four state elections.
It may not have won the largest number of seats in Delhi’s state assembly, but the Aam Aadmi, or Common Man, Party notched up some major successes in the capital.
India's main opposition BJP is set to form a government in three key states after winning an absolute majority in assembly elections.
Whether it burns brighter or fizzles out, the age of a real third alternative is here.
The South African freedom struggle was different from India’s, and the paths Mandela and Gandhi took were also different
An inquiry has been ordered by the government into the shutdown of Isro activities at Indian Research Station in Antarctica allegedly due to lack of fuel at the remote site and clashes between the team leader and her subordinates.
In a major victory for India, the World Trade Organisation or WTO on late Friday night agreed to allow countries to provide subsidy on staple food crops without any threat of punitive action
It's easily the most interesting election that Delhi has ever seen: hotly contested, evenly matched and unpredictable.
An obscure Indian bank has been an unlikely beneficiary of Western sanctions against Iran, handling billions of dollars from frozen oil payments that boosted its interest margins, but is now having to prepare itself for life after the windfall.
The survivors are demanding that the 1989 verdict, in which India agreed to a $470 million settlement, be reopened
An upstart political party led by a leading anti-corruption crusader is creating waves in India by posing a threat to the country's mainstream parties, the Congress and the BJP.
The United States plus five world powers reached a landmark deal with Iran to curtail the Persian country's purported march towards nuclear weapons.
India has drawn inspiration from the wall coming up on the West Bank and the Berlin Wall that symbolised Cold War
Japan isn’t the only regional rival looking to capitalize on distrust of China in Asia.
India has 20 secret files relating to the 1945 disappearance of independence leader Subhash Chandra Bose, officials say.
Anti-Nigerian sentiment has been high in the Indian state of Goa since 31 October when a group of Nigerians took part in a protest after one of their countrymen was murdered.
Pakistani producers and actors have come out in support of the decision to restrict Indian content on Pakistani Channels
Seattle voters have elected a socialist to city council for the first time in modern history.
Sawant, who fought to have her Socialist Alternative ticket registered by authorities, could become the first recognized socialist to win office.
The political editor of one of India’s leading English-language weekly magazines, says he will take legal action over his sacking after he was allegedly offered thousands of dollars to leave the company quietly.
Indian immigration officials have responded by refusing to let Indian holders of stapled visas board their flights to China.
Indian PM Manmohan Singh will boycott this week's Commonwealth summit in Colombo, officials say, amid a row over Sri Lanka's human rights record.
British First Lady Samantha Cameron does what our homegrown beauties do not.
Is a scramble to appropriate the legacy of one of India's greatest icons a clever political gambit or a sorry commentary on its lack of great leaders?
Guha feels none of the political parties of today follow the principles of Gandhi, even though they claim so.
It turns out that a White House mole fired recently for snarky anonymous tweets about top Obama administration officials and its policies was an Indian-American policy wonk.
The two pillars of the dawning Asian century are still prisoners to their perceived insecurities and imagined magnificence.
Raminder Singh Ranger has taken a legal route to know why his application to be a "people's peer" was rejected
The railway lines are besides 73 roads being constructed along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with Chin