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India holy river stampede kills at least 27

By Tue, Jul 14, 2015 4:21PM UTC 0 Comment

At least 22 people have been killed and more injured in a stampede during a Hindu religious bathing festival in southern India, according to reports....

Pakistani and Indian prime ministers to meet at Russia summit

By Fri, Jul 10, 2015 8:41AM UTC 0 Comment

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's foreign ministry says Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will meet with his Indian counterpart on the sidelines of a summit in Russia. It's a rare meeting for top officials from the rival countries....

India’s top court orders investigation into job scam, deaths

By Thu, Jul 09, 2015 4:39PM UTC 0 Comment

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court has ordered a federal investigation into a multimillion-dollar college admission and government job recruitment scandal in central India said to be linked to dozens of mysterious deaths....

Customs officials recover idol looted from Indian temple

By Thu, Jul 02, 2015 12:42PM UTC 0 Comment

NEW YORK (AP) — Customs officials in New York have recovered a bronze religious statue from the 11th or 12th century that they say was looted from a temple in India....

Indian civil servant sues Outlook magazine for calling her ‘eye candy’

By Thu, Jul 02, 2015 12:25PM UTC 1 Comment

An Indian bureaucrat is suing Outlook magazine for describing her as “eye candy” in a recent article, and publishing an illustration that showed her on a catwalk with her political bosses leering at her....