NEW DELHI India's government faces a tough re-election battle next year but first it must deal with an opponent as wily as any political rival, troops of monkeys that have become a big threat around its offices in New Delhi. | Video
NEW DELHI Dozens of chartered planes carrying celebrities, including former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton, flew into a sleepy airport in western India for the lavish pre-wedding festivities for the daughter of India's richest man.
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Concerned about producing a generation of children with hunched backs and other spine problems, India has denounced schools for making students carry heavy school bags and giving young children homework.
KOCHI/NEW DELHI Thousands of protesters blocked all the exits at a southern Indian airport for more than 14 hours on Friday, stopping a rights activist from heading to a Hindu temple to defy a centuries-old ban on most women entering.
KOCHI/NEW DELHI, Nov 16 Thousands of protesters
blocked all the exits at a southern Indian airport on Friday to
stop a women's rights activist from heading to a Hindu temple
to defy a centuries-old ban on the entry of women of
NEW DELHI A monkey has snatched a 12-day-old Indian boy from his mother and killed him, police said.
* Delhi's well-off find ways to keep their kids away from
NEW DELHI India's top court on Tuesday agreed to review its ruling that removed a ban on women of menstruating age from entering a centuries-old Hindu temple in the southern state of Kerala, following widespread protests against the decision.
NEW DELHI Deepa Tampi worries a lot about the air her two children breathe. The garment exporter says she believes her 14-year-old daughter Mahika and 12-year-old son Vihaan both became asthmatic because of high levels of pollution in the New Delhi area.
NEW DELHI Police in India's Kerala state have arrested more than 2,000 people in the past few days in a crackdown on demonstrators protesting against allowing women of menstrual age into a prominent Hindu temple, state officials said.