| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:03 AM
MUMBAI, India -- The diplomat at the center of an ugly spat between the United States and India flew back to New Delhi on Friday after U.S. officials granted her immunity from prosecution on charges of falsifying visa documents and lying about underpaying...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:22 PM
MUMBAI, India — The Indian official whose arrest last month in New York sparked a diplomatic crisis returned to her homeland Friday after the United States granted her immunity from charges that she falsified visa papers and lied about underpaying...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:48 AM
NEW DELHI -- A 51-year-old Danish tourist who was lost and asking for directions was gang-raped and beaten up at knifepoint near the main railway station in the bustling heart of India's capital, police said Wednesday.
It was the latest such incident to...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:04 AM
NEW DELHI — In a reversal that surprised many gay activists and flew in the face of changes seen in some other countries recently, India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a lower-court ruling, in effect making homosexuality a crime...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:33 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Two policemen and a polio worker were killed by gunmen in separate incidents in restive northwest Pakistan on Friday, officials said.
In the first case, suspected militants fired at two policemen reportedly on their way to guard...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:34 PM
NEW DELHI — If you've imagined yourself rolling in dough, you might think twice before acting on that dream, at least if you're an Indian politician.
Samar Acharjee, an official with India's Communist Party in the northeastern state of Tripura,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:50 AM
NEW DELHI — At least 44 people were burned to death early Wednesday when the luxury bus they were traveling on lost control and ignited in southeastern Andhra Pradesh state, underscoring the dangerous state of Indian roads.
Five passengers out...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:27 AM
NEW DELHI — India is set to launch a space mission to Mars on Tuesday that, if successful, would beat China to the punch, although some wonder whether the undertaking is the best use of money when many Indians lack food, clean water or basic...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:55 AM
NEW DELHI -- In a trial dubbed one of the world’s largest, a special court in Bangladesh handed down the death penalty Tuesday to 152 ex-paramilitary soldiers for the killing of dozens of people during a 2009 mutiny.
“They will be hanged...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Perennial tensions between Pakistan and India found their way into movie theaters Tuesday when a Pakistani judge imposed restrictions on the screening of Indian films.
Responding to a petition filed by controversial...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:27 AM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan named a new army chief Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation over who would fill what has been seen as the most powerful position in the nuclear-armed nation.
Lt. Gen. Raheel Sharif, 57, a career infantry officer...