October 21, 2013 The chief engineer of the MV Seaman Guard Ohio, one of 35 arrested for allegedly carrying illegal weapons, was reportedly prevented by cellmates from killing himself.
October 18, 2013 Indian authorities say the vessel was intercepted last week carrying arms that had not been declared.
October 15, 2013 Fewer than 30 people were killed when Cyclone Phailin struck India's eastern Orrisa state over the weekend. Ten thousand people were killed when a similar storm hit the state in 1999. The difference can be attributed to not only improved infrastructure and communications, but also lessons learned after the last storm.
October 13, 2013 Indian officials are reporting far fewer casualties than had been feared when the large and powerful cyclone Phailin struck the country's east coast Saturday. But the storm, which forced the evacuation of nearly 1 million people, has left flooding and destruction in its path.
October 13, 2013 At least 89 people reportedly died in a stampede Sunday at a temple in central India, where 25,000 people had crowded onto a bridge. Police believe a rumor that the bridge was collapsing sparked panic and confusion.
October 11, 2013 The lives and livelihood of millions are in its path. Cyclone Phailin currently has winds of around 160 mph, equal to a category 5 hurricane.
October 10, 2013 Tendulkar's stature in Indian cricket is akin to Babe Ruth's in baseball. In his more than two-decade-long career, Tendulkar broke many of the sport's batting records and carried the hopes of a nation on his shoulders.
September 25, 2013 Indians traditionally don't drink much compared with many other countries. But they are imbibing more these days and they do like the strong stuff. Liquor and strong beer dominate the market.
September 13, 2013 The brutal attack shocked the nation and led to changes in India's laws about violence against women and sexual assault.
September 11, 2013 Prosecutors are asking for the death penalty for the four men convicted of the New Delhi gang rape that took the life of a 23-year-old woman last December. The case has stirred the conscience of the nation over the treatment of its women.
September 10, 2013 The survey of 10,000 men in six Asian and Pacific countries found nearly 1 in 4 men reported raping a woman. The results of the survey were released the same day a court in New Delhi convicted four men of the rape and murder that shocked India last December.
September 10, 2013 After a young woman and her male friend were lured onto a bus by the promise of a ride, she was gang raped and he was beaten. The woman later died. The crime shocked Indians, sparked protests and led to new laws about sexual offenses. The four men who've been convicted may be executed.
September 6, 2013 The new chairman of the Reserve Bank of India infused a sense of much-needed optimism this week, but analysts say the exuberance is unlikely to last. India's economic growth has crashed, its currency has plunged and prices are up. After a decade of high growth rates, India is now the sick man of Asia.
August 31, 2013 The man, who was 17 when the crime took place, is one of six accused in a case that has shocked the nation and sparked international outrage.