India's opposition DMK party has decided to file an appeal in the country's Supreme Court against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalithaa.
An advertisement placed by a mother seeking a groom for her gay son has gained widespread attention in India. The classified ad is the first of its kind in a country where homosexuality is illegal.
Pictures of elected officials and political party leaders in government-paid advertisements will no longer be allowed under India's Supreme Court ruling.
Ahead of inflation data on Tuesday, experts warn the recent spell of unseasonal rains, coupled with a potentially drier than usual monsoon season, could revive price pressures.
Some women’s rights campaigners in the India have called the government’s decision to not criminalise marital rape, "regressive". Others say making it an offence could lead to misuse of the law.
The woman and her teenage daughter were on their way to visit a temple when they were allegedly molested and thrown off a moving bus. The young girl died on the spot, while her mother lies in hospital, seriously injured.
India’s biggest tax reform initiative - the goods and services tax (GST) Bill - is facing stiff resistance from several Opposition parties, including the Congress party, which ironically was the first to propose it.
Security agencies said the shipment of 200 kilogrammes of heroin worth US$15 million was likely part of a trafficking operation from Afghanistan and Pakistan.
An Indian court has convicted the former chief of outsourcing giant Satyam, Byrraju Ramalinga Raju, and his aides over a massive accounting fraud.
The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir said it would work towards a phased withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).