August 12, 2013 The INS Vikrant cost $5 billion and was beset by delays, but the vessel gives India an ego boost over its more powerful neighbor China. With Monday's announcement, India joins a select group of countries that have built their own aircraft carriers.
August 11, 2013 The INS Arihant is believed to be the first nuclear-powered submarine to be built outside of the Cold War "nuclear club," of the United States, U.K., France, Russia and China.
August 6, 2013 But Islamabad denies the charge. The developments come amid attempts to revive diplomacy between the two nuclear-armed rivals.
August 5, 2013 India has just approved plans to create a new state. Critics worry that the decision has opened a Pandora's box by fanning the flames of other long-simmering separatist movements, some of which are already demonstrating for their own states.
July 26, 2013 An Indian village is mourning the loss of 23 children who ate a tainted school lunch. Its residents, like hundreds of millions who inhabit rural India, live in the shadows of the country's economic rise.
July 24, 2013 Meena Kumari, who allegedly bought the oil that poisoned the children from a store owned by her husband, fled when the children started getting sick. Many of the children were forced to stagger home in search for help.
July 21, 2013 India's government has a plan to feed 800 million poor people with subsidized food grains. Critics say it's too expensive and designed primarily to win elections next year.
July 18, 2013 At least 23 children died when they ate a school lunch laced with a deadly amount of insecticide. The principal, whom officials say controlled the food program, has absconded.
July 17, 2013 The tragedy is a stark contrast to the stories of India's economic rise that have dominated headlines for the past decade. Compared with countries like China and South Africa, India has struggled to reduce problems like childhood malnutrition and mortality.
July 17, 2013 The tragedy sparked violent protests in the eastern state of Bihar. A mob smashed the windows of police buses and overturned a police booth. All of the children who died were between the ages of 8 and 11.
July 15, 2013 Nissan announced Monday that it was reviving the iconic brand for India and other emerging markets. It's not the only car model that has come back.
May 25, 2013 With rising economic power, a new generation of Indian women is giving matchmaking a modern twist. While most Indian marriages are still arranged, single women are increasingly making their own choices, meeting potential mates via marriage-focused websites and companies that organize group outings.
May 17, 2013 Following her brief testimony, she broke down and pleaded with the court, "Please bring justice for my daughter." Meanwhile, lawyers for the accused say their clients have been "tortured" since the beginning of the trial.
April 21, 2013 "What has changed?" That is the question echoing through Delhi on Sunday. Public frustration over sexual crimes against women is erupting again, this time over a gruesome sexual assault of a child.