| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:28 AM
NEW DELHI -- An Indian court on Tuesday found guilty four men accused of raping and murdering a 23-year old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in December, in a case that has sparked tougher laws, fast-track courts, public outrage and extensive soul-...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:55 AM
NEW DELHI -- An Indian court on Wednesday heard sentencing arguments in the case of four men convicted a day earlier of raping and murdering a 23-year-old physiotherapist in December, with the prosecution arguing that leniency would be a travesty in...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:49 AM
NEW DELHI – The principal at an Indian primary school where 23 children died last week after eating free lunches contaminated with pesticide was arrested Wednesday on murder and criminal conspiracy charges after eight days on the run.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:19 AM
NEW DELHI -- The death toll from sectarian violence in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state increased to 31 Monday as police locked down the area and the prime minister called for calm.
A curfew has been imposed, about 13,000 security officers...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:07 PM
NEW DELHI –- India took a crucial step toward the creation of its 29th state Tuesday when the ruling Congress Party gave the idea its blessing.
Supporters of a separate state of Telangana, which would be carved out of southern Andhra Pradesh...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 12:23 PM
NEW DELHI — India passed into law Monday an ambitious program to provide nearly free food to some 800 million Indians. Supporters hailed it as a long-overdue fix for the nation’s rampant poverty, while critics slammed it as a shameless and...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:48 PM
MEERUT, India — A teenager was sentenced Saturday in New Delhi to three years in juvenile detention for taking part in a fatal gang rape, a case that has fueled heated debate in India over the treatment of women and whether minors should be tried...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:50 PM
MEERUT, India – A militant who topped India’s most-wanted list and helped found one of the nation’s most infamous homegrown insurgent groups was apprehended on the border with Nepal, police said Thursday.
Yasin Bhatkal, 30,...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:49 PM
NEW DELHI -- Police arrested two more suspects Saturday in the rape of a 22-year-old photojournalist in Mumbai, according to police and local media, in a case that has unnerved India and drawn parallels with an attack in December that led to tougher...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:44 AM
NEW DELHI -- Police in Mumbai arrested one suspect Friday and launched a search for four more after a brutal rape in India’s financial capital sent shock waves across the country, the latest vicious crime against women that’s battered the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:53 AM
NEW DELHI -- At least 28 people were killed Monday when an express train at a remote station in northern India plowed into people crossing the tracks, according to witnesses, officials and local media.
The accident prompted an angry crowd to attack...