By Erika Sauler
As the world marked International Women’s Day on Saturday, thousands gathered in Manila to set a record for the biggest human formation of the female symbol—a circle with a cross underneath—to kick off month-long activities honoring the resiliency of Filipino women.
A top Indian businessman has surrendered to police after failing to show up in court on charges that his company failed to return billions of dollars to investors.
A pet parrot in India has been credited with helping catch the man who murdered its owner, a relative said Thursday.
Boat overcrowded with picnic guests capsized on a river in India’s eastern Orissa state, and at least 11 people drowned, officials said.
Police say they have arrested seven people for allegedly raping a co-worker’s wife and aunt in India’s West Bengal state.
Pilots of a Dreamliner which was forced to divert midflight to Kuala Lumpur had to land the plane manually after suffering computer problems, an Air India spokesman said Thursday.
Indian police said Tuesday they had arrested a man in the tourist state of Goa for allegedly raping a four-year-old Iranian girl holidaying with her mother.
India and Japan have signed agreements on cooperation in the energy and telecom sectors during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to New Delhi.
The fiery leader of India’s capital lashed out at the New Delhi police on Monday, accusing the force of targeting the poor for petty offenses but refusing to combat serious crime.
The wife of prominent Indian minister Shashi Tharoor was found dead Friday in a five-star hotel room in New Delhi after she exposed his alleged adultery with a Pakistani journalist on Twitter.
Indian police rounded up a group of men Wednesday over the alleged gang-rape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist who lost her way near the backpacker’s area of the capital, officers said.
Indian police have arrested a trader for allegedly torturing an 11-year-old maid who was forced to eat chillies which were also rubbed on her body, an official said Monday, in the latest abuse of domestic servants.
India is scrambling to protect its beleaguered wild tigers after several big cats tested positive for a virus common among dogs but deadly to other carnivores.