August 28, 2012 If you work in an office in India, lunch might travel through a complex network of kitchens, bicycle deliverymen and train stations before ending up on your desk. Dabba wallahs have been delivering meals for a century, but over the years, lunchbox fare has changed dramatically.
August 21, 2012 Opposition lawmakers demanded that Sonia Gandhi's Congress party step aside. An official audit has accused the current government of handing out rights to coal mines without going through competitive bidding or auctions — possibly causing $33 billion in losses.
August 10, 2012 To celebrate the birth of Hindu God Lord Krishna, men and boys build a human pyramid to reach a "curd pot." In Mumbai today, the scene was a chaos of color.
August 1, 2012 "Powerless," "clueless," "dismaying." Those are just some of the words being used as Indians rant about the massive outages that have hit the nation this week.
July 31, 2012 Tuesday's outage affected nearly 200 million more people than live in North and Central America. It created chaos again in New Delhi and other major cities as trains and traffic stopped.
June 4, 2012 "I will focus on my cricket and as [to] when I stop playing cricket, I don't know," said the Indian superstar, after being sworn in. He was appointed to a seat in the upper house. Imagine Peyton Manning playing while serving in the Senate.
May 23, 2012 To protect the endangered animals, forest guards have been given the go-ahead to use lethal force if necessary. One minister has told rangers to "shoot at sight."
May 9, 2012 India's Supreme Court says the ship's owners must prove it has been decontaminated before it heads to a yard where it will be dismantled.
March 14, 2012 The cooking show, which will have its semi-finals next week, pits Indian chefs against Pakistani chefs. It exploits the long rivalry between the two countries — something that has rarely been a joking matter.
January 31, 2012 Starbucks has announced it's barreling into India with plans to open 50 stores before the end of the year. That's just one of several new strategies — from a new coffee product to serving alcohol at some of its U.S. stores — to get bigger and more profitable.