The Indian national flower, Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera), profoundly inspires the country’s ancient and modern culture, art, and literary richness.
President Pranab Mukerjee approved India’s new anti-rape bill on Tuesday, which provides for life term and death sentences for offenders, besides strict punishment for [...]
Oscar winner dies: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s 85 years of life were spread across three continents. Known for her screenplay adaptions of great literary works (she won Academy [...]
A diplomatic tug of war between India and Italy has two Italian marines in the middle. Having accidentally killed two fishermen, mistaking them for pirates, the sailors face [...]
India’s highest court ruled this week that Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG cannot patent its cancer drug Glivec, allowing drug-makers in India the freedom to continue [...]
India abstained from the first global arms trade treaty (ATT) at United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, protesting that the draft is more like a tool in the hands of [...]
Millions of television sets without set-top boxes went blank in India as the digitization deadline expired on Monday. The objective of the digitization is to bring [...]
India has become an agricultural food exporter, but government policy may soon sabotage this.
Indians celebrated the spring festival of colors, Holi, on Wednesday across the country. People paint traditional bright, powder colors on each others’ faces, dance, and have [...]
Attacks on women in India are becoming more frequent, leading the New Delhi government to take the tax off pepper spray in the city so low-income women can better afford the [...]