India's Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives--by saying “talaq” three times--as unconstitutional.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged in his Independence Day speech Tuesday to wipe out corruption and usher in good governance, urging people to help him build a prosperous and united "new India".
A massive landslide caused by a cloudburst swept two buses off the road into a gorge in India's northern Himachal Pradesh state, killing more than 40 people, an official said.
Three Kashmiri rebels and two Indian soldiers have been killed in a fierce gunbattle in the disputed Himalayan region, police said Sunday.
India's top court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men who were convicted in the fatal gang-rape and torture of a 23-year-old medical student on a moving bus in the Indian capital nearly five years ago.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party won a landslide victory in India's most important battleground state Saturday, in a personal triumph viewed as a massive show of confidence halfway into his first term.
Hundreds of thousands of people thronged the southern Indian city of Chennai Tuesday to honour their beloved leader, J. Jayalalitha, a former film actress and powerful politician popularly known as "Amma"(mother).
A passenger train derailed in northern India Sunday, killing as many as 91 travellers, most of whom were sleeping when the fatal accident occurred, police said.
Delivering one of India's biggest-ever economic upsets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week declared the bulk of Indian currency notes no longer held any value and told anyone holding those bills to take them to banks.
Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain would become the ultimate free trade champion as she laid the groundwork Monday for a potential post-Brexit deal with India, the world's fastest growing major economy.
India's capital announced a slew of measures Sunday to combat the crippling air pollution that has engulfed the city, including closing down schools, halting construction and ordering that all roads be doused with water to settle dust.
India, the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, formally joined the Paris agreement on tackling climate change on Sunday, the United Nations said, taking the global pact a step closer to its enactment.
Militants attacked an Indian army brigade headquarters near the de factor border with Pakistan on Sunday, killing 17 soldiers in one of the most deadly attacks in the northern region of Kashmir in a quarter-century-old insurgency.