The United States' Asia pivot may yield the unintentional consequences of fostering closer strategic ties between the two Asian giants -- China and India -- which could result in a strategic alliance ostensibly hostile to Western interests in the region.
The gang-rape of the Swiss tourist in Orchha, Madhya Pradesh was front page news in newspapers across India. The reverberations of the shocking story ...
While economic growth has lifted many people out of poverty, some regions can now be singled out as places where large numbers remain below the extreme poverty line.
I find myself in one of the most amazing cities in the world as I write this. And I'm here, ironically, to talk to the people of this city about, of a...
Global Warming Gases Spike in 2012, packing in the second highest yearly amount recorded yet, reports Alex Kirby at Climate News Network, while fellow...
I am a true servant of the Gandhi family, exclaimed SK Shinde upon becoming India's home minister last autumn. As if an affirmation of servitude was not enough, he went on to add that corruption plaguing his government would soon fade from public memory.
On the bus ride coming down from the Hindu pilgrimage site of Gangotri, in the Garhwal Himalayas of northern India, I did what I could to come to terms with the notion that if it was "my time to go," then it was my time.
No Indian prime minister or president has visited Pakistan since 1998. In contrast, top Pakistani leaders have visited India five times since. What will it take to get India's prime minister, Manmohan Singh, to cross the border?
Learn statecraft, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh admonished his own home minister after he did not forewarn the family of a Kashmiri held responsible for an attack on India's Parliament, about his hanging.
A groundbreaking new report has, for the first time, estimated the human toll from India's dirtiest fuel source. According to the study 80-115,000 people died prematurely as a result of emissions from coal-fired power plants in 2012.
A Vipassana course is travel of a very personal kind, as it is above all a journey with the self, which may or may not involve conventional travel. If you love travel of all types, you can, as I did, combine both.
Each day in Mumbai, 4,000 men in white outfits and matching hats transport 175,000 lunches across the big city.
Every culture plays, and understands play as a tool for healthy social and emotional development, for relaxation, learning and peace. Play is a way of trying out certain behaviors both physical and emotional, and of building strong and cohesive community values.
For too many centuries, sometimes under the guise of culture and tradition, sometimes with the excuse of blaming foreign cultures, we have allowed the essence of the Vedas and the essence of womanhood to be muddied by society's bullies. How long will we tolerate it?
Narendra Modi is a controversial political leader who nonetheless has had enormous success in the economic and social development of his state. I'm no fan (or opponent) of Modi. What concerns me is the violation of important principles when he was uninvited from the Wharton India Economic Forum.
As a Muslim, I am tempted to blame bad guys among Muslims, but what good will it do to India? Deepen hatred for the Muslims? If I blame Hindus, what good will it do to India? Will it bring harmony or tear up our nation further apart?