MASS THREAD CEREMONY IN BHOPAL
Hindu children participate in a sacred mass thread ceremony in Bhopal, capital of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, on May 7. 2007. More than 80 children witnessed the sacred ceremony in which they were given tips to follow the rules and traditions of the religion by their priests. (UPI Photo)
Police said Sunday they arrested five men who allegedly admitted to raping a Swiss woman in central India.
A Swiss tourist camping with her husband in central India was gang-raped and the couple were robbed, police said.
Emissions from coal-fired power plants caused up to 100,000 early deaths in India last year, says a new report.
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A train ran over a boy and his young sister at a station in India, triggering mob fury that left the station on fire and an official dead, police said.
Indian police said they busted a training camp run by the banned Student Islamic Movement of India in Madhya Pradesh state Wednesday.
India says it plans to increase the amount of ethanol blended with gasoline from 5 percent to 10 percent.
Yashodhara Raje Scindia, a descendant of the respected Scindia dynasty, has been granted the title of "highness" in keeping with India's feudal past.
The Indian Power Ministry has signed power purchase agreements for two proposed projects each with a capacity of 4,000 megawatts.
Police in the Indian state of Bihar protested Saturday against new fitness standards that impose penalties on out-of-shape officers.