Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater.
Indian police have arrested a man who allegedly spread Islamic State group ideology on social media and recruited young people to join an attack.
Indian authorities say there are no survivors from an AN-32 transport plane that crashed in a mountainous area near the border with China earlier this month.
India says it will launch a second moon mission next month aimed at landing a rover near the southern pole, which hasn't been explored so far.
Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that's set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India's second major storm of the season.
The Islamic State group has claimed involvement in a gunbattle in Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan territory where militants have fought Indian rule for decades.
A hospital official in India says a 2-year-old boy who fell deep into an unused village well has been confirmed dead after rescuers worked nearly 110 hours to reach him.
India's mountaineering foundation has launched a ground expedition on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain to retrieve the bodies of five climbers believed to be from a missing team of international climbers.
A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan's move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality.
Modern mountaineering bears little resemblance to expeditions of decades ago.
Indian authorities are continuing to search for an air force plane that went missing on Monday near the border with China.
Indian officials say they will airdrop mountaineers at a site on a Himalayan mountain where pilots spotted five bodies while searching for a missing team of foreign climbers.
Indian air force pilots have resumed a search over a Himalayan mountain for a team of mostly foreign climbers missing since late May.
The Latest on the search in India for eight missing mountain climbers (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Indian air force pilots have spotted five bodies in the Indian Himalayas while searching for eight mountain climbers who have been missing for a week.
Indian air force pilots were flying over an uncharted section of a Himalayan mountain to search for eight climbers missing a week.
India's newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection.
Narendra Modi has been sworn in for a second term as India's prime minister after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 billion people seeking swift economic change.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a second term with a muscular response to a suicide attack on Indian paramilitary forces in troubled Kashmir that gave him an opportunity to turn voters' attention away from the country's highest unemployment rate in decades.
Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections.
Indian media reports say at least 15 students have been killed in a fire that broke out in a building in the western city of Surat.