Mar 22, 2013 03:45 EDT
An Indian court overturned a gag order on Friday that prevented media access to the trial of four men charged over the fatal gang-rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi last December, lawyers said.
Mar 22, 2013 03:23 EDT
Sri Lankan state media called Friday for the dismantling of the UN human rights chief's office after Colombo was angered by a resolution calling for a probe into alleged war crimes in the island.
Mar 22, 2013 01:31 EDT
Two Italian marines flew back to India on Friday to face murder charges, after Rome dramatically reversed a decision that they would not return which had triggered a diplomatic firestorm.
Mar 22, 2013 00:28 EDT
Two Italian marines charged with murder in India are on their way back to New Delhi after the government in Rome agreed they should return to face trial, the foreign ministry said on Friday.
Mar 21, 2013 21:03 EDT
Italy said two marines on trial for murder in India would return to the country by Friday, a stunning turnaround after Rome earlier unleashed a diplomatic furore by saying they would not go back.
Mar 21, 2013 15:39 EDT
Italy said two marines on trial for murder in India would return to the country by Friday, in a stunning turnaround after Rome earlier unleashed a diplomatic furore by saying they would not go back.
Mar 21, 2013 13:27 EDT
India's upper house on Thursday gave its seal of approval to a new bill toughening punishment for sex offenders, including the death penalty if a victim dies.
Mar 21, 2013 13:24 EDT
India's top court upheld the death penalty on Thursday for a mastermind of the country's deadliest series of attacks and ruled a Bollywood star who bought weapons from the bombers must return to jail.
Mar 21, 2013 08:28 EDT
Google chairman Eric Schmidt warned Thursday that India was lagging badly behind in harnessing the power of the Internet because of its failure to invest in high-speed telecom networks.
Mar 21, 2013 03:51 EDT
Sri Lankan pro-government activists protested outside the US embassy in Colombo on Thursday as the UN Human Rights Council was set to vote on a resolution pressing for a war crimes probe against Sri Lanka.
Mar 21, 2013 03:35 EDT
India's top court upheld the death penalty Thursday for a mastermind of a series of bombings which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, the deadliest set of attacks in the country's history.
Mar 21, 2013 02:44 EDT
Google chairman Eric Schmidt has warned that India is lagging badly behind in harnessing the power of the Internet because of its failure to invest in high-speed telecom networks.
Mar 20, 2013 11:35 EDT
Two men appeared in an Indian court Wednesday accused of harassing a British tourist who jumped off her hotel balcony fearing a sex attack, with their lawyer saying they denied the charges.
Mar 20, 2013 08:41 EDT
India promised Wednesday to push for a "strong" UN resolution urging Sri Lanka to investigate alleged war crimes, a day after the issue caused a split in the ruling coalition.
Mar 20, 2013 03:22 EDT
Indian police said Wednesday that a British tourist who jumped off her hotel balcony to escape a feared sex attack would return home, as two men were set to appear in court over the incident.
Mar 19, 2013 14:10 EDT
India's lower house on Tuesday passed a bill toughening punishment for sex offenders, including the death penalty if a victim dies, after the fatal gang-rape of a student that sparked national outrage.
Mar 19, 2013 10:40 EDT
Sonia Gandhi, the Italian-born head of India's ruling party, accused Rome of an unacceptable "betrayal" Tuesday as she waded into a bitter dispute over two marines who have skipped bail.
Mar 19, 2013 10:25 EDT
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi called Tuesday for an urgent halt to the "bloodshed" in Syria after holding talks with Indian leaders in New Delhi.
Mar 19, 2013 09:48 EDT
India's central bank cut its main interest rate for the second time this year on Tuesday, lowering it by 25 basis points in an effort to jumpstart a sharply slowing economy.
Mar 19, 2013 08:25 EDT
A female British tourist suffered leg injuries after she jumped out of a hotel window Tuesday over fears of a sex attack in the Indian city of Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, police said.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
in National Capital Territory of Delhi
|State||National Capital Territory of Delhi|
|Chief Minister||Sheila Dikshit|
• 9,294 /km2 (24,071 /sq mi)
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|42.7 km2 (16 sq mi)|
• 216 m (709 ft)