Reckless drivers and an often brazen disregard for traffic laws has prompted traffic police in the Indian capital Delhi to try a new approach: an app that allows residents to help crack down on traffic offenders. But can it work?
Ten Southeast Asian leaders were guests of honor at India's 69th Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi, underscoring the region's importance for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy agenda.
Despite numerous campaigns and popular slogans over the years, the fondness for sons remains strong among Indian parents. Many of them continue to see boys as an investment and girls a liability. Murali Krishnan reports.
"Padmaavat" opened in theaters across India after months of fierce protests that kicked off amid false rumors that the movie featured a love sequence between a legendary Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler.
The Indian capital is covered in a blanket of thick smog as the concentration of harmful particulate matter in the air reached hazardous levels. Local officials have asked schools to remain shut until Sunday.
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