India

One month on: Nepal still isn’t getting the help it needs

By Tue, May 26, 2015 10:13AM UTC

Hundreds of people held a candlelight vigil in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu Monday night to mark one month since the earthquake that killed thousands of people and affected millions.

Southeast India heat wave kills about 230 in past 5 weeks

By Sun, May 24, 2015 2:49PM UTC

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Officials say about 230 people have died since mid-April in a heat wave sweeping two southeast Indian states.

A year of Narendra Modi: What has he achieved?

By Fri, May 22, 2015 2:47PM UTC

Narendra Modi has completed one year in office and traveled to more locations around the world than most Indians would in a lifetime. A robust foreign policy no doubt is a big plus of his tenure so far. Does India need a foreign minister with Modi at the helm, is one question.

Indian physician says he’d rather his child become a pole dancer than a doctor

By Tue, May 19, 2015 4:24PM UTC

A blog post by an Indian anaesthiologist who is so fed up with the medical profession in his country that he would prefer his child to become a pole dancer than a doctor has gone viral.

India rape nurse dies after 42 years in coma

By Mon, May 18, 2015 4:25PM UTC

Indian nurse Aruna Shanbaug has died after spending 42 years in a coma since she fell victim to a violent sexual assault while working in a Mumbai hospital in 1973.