Press Trust of India

Indian lawyers address the media outside the Supreme Court after the top court ruled that a colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality will remain in effect in India in New Delhi, India, Dec. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

India’s Supreme Court upholds anti-gay sex law

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live […]

12/11/2013

An Indian cook distributes free school lunches to children at a government run school in Patna, India, on July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/ Aftab Alam Siddiqui)

Cooks recount horror of Indian school lunch deaths

PATNA, India (AP) — Soon after they served the daily free lunch they had prepared for dozens of children at a rural Indian school, the two cooks realized something was very wrong. The students started […]

07/18/2013

Indian women hold placards during a protest over the gang rape of a woman in New Delhi, India

Indian gang-rape victim dies in Singapore hospital

SINGAPORE (AP) — An Indian woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi died Saturday at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.

12/28/2012

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