Tourism destinations deep inside of India's tiger parks will be closed indefinitely after the Supreme Court of India ruled Tuesday to impose an interim ban on all tourism activities in core areas of tiger forests.
India's scandal-tainted government has come under fresh attack from opposition parties after a leading newspaper ran a front-page report alleging that auditors had found that the awarding of coal fields to private companies had deprived the treasury of $211 billion.
In a New Delhi hospital, a two-year-old girl is fighting for her life after a teenager brought her there three weeks ago, unconscious with severe head injuries and bruises, fractured arms and human bite marks covering her tiny body.
The chairman of one of India's fastest-growing banks, the sister of a Bollywood actor, a Times of India journalist and the chief of India's Anti-Terrorism Squad were among Indians killed in the four-day terrorist siege in Mumbai.
A sharp slide in India's share markets suggested that India's investors have followed suit in the global sell-off sparked by fears of a U.S. recession. But India's growth rate will remain in rude health