The army of women conquering India's power thieves
Women in India's slums have been given the task of stamping out electricity theft and increasing profits for power companies.
Indian school specializes in children of suicide farmers
In India over ten thousand farmers commit suicide every year because drought and failed harvests mean they can no longer feed their families.
Increasing literacy rates in India still a challenge
In a digital age, literacy takes on added importance. One country still working to raise literacy levels is India. DW's Ashish Malhotra went to a village just outside Delhi where one girl is aiming to change her family's fortunes.
Candidate from party with terror links to contest in Pakistan by-election
Some 44 contestants are participating in by-elections to be held in Lahore, Pakistan to fill ousted PM Nawaz Sharif's empty seat. One of the contestants has links to a group that the US and India hold responsible for the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Far from Texas, Indian floods kills 500
Texas may be reeling amid the worst flooding it's seen in 50 years but, in northeast India, torrential rain has killed more than 500 people, and there may be worse to come.
Riots from Indian 'holy man' rape case kill scores
The rape conviction of a self-proclaimed spiritual leader in India poured thousands of his supporters into India's streets, killing at least 19 in the violent protests that followed.
Has the horror of partition overshadowed independence?
As India marks its 70th anniversary of independence, Indian and Pakistani papers do some soul-searching about the violent legacy of partition.
Dozens of children die after Indian hospital runs out of oxygen
At least 30 children have died in 48 hours due to lack of oxygen in a government hospital in India's northern Gorakhpur district.