Apr 15, 2014 — The country's Supreme Court handed down a decision that acknowledges for the first time India's large population of eunuchs and transvestites.
Mar 30, 2014 — India declared itself polio-free on Thursday, but it isn't wasting time celebrating. Leaders are already applying the tools used to fight polio to end a disease that kills more than 150 kids each day.
Mar 27, 2014 — India and 10 other Southeast Asian nations have eradicated polio, health leaders say. The milestone means 80 percent of the world's population now lives without risk of the paralyzing virus.
Mar 21, 2014 — Also: Miss Manners on what to do if you are accused of a literary conspiracy; the shortlist for the Stella Prize is announced; the winner of the Diagram Prize for oddest title.
Mar 15, 2014 — Four men were sentenced to death in September for a crime that sparked shock, anger and intense debate over how India handles violence against women.
Mar 12, 2014 — A federal judge said Devyani Khobragade enjoys diplomatic immunity. Her case sparked a diplomatic row between India and the U.S.
Mar 5, 2014 — More than 800 million people are eligible to cast ballots to choose a new lower house of Parliament. The vote, which observers call a defining moment for India, will start April 7 and last nine days.
Feb 8, 2014 — Luger Shiva Keshavan faces an uphill battle not only to train for the Olympics, but even to carry his country's flag. He and fellow Indian athletes are officially "stateless" at the games.
Jan 23, 2014 — A series of horrific cases have focused international attention on gang rapes in India. The latest case has a particularly sinister twist because it was allegedly punishment for a woman involved with a man from another community.
Jan 22, 2014 — Newly elected Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal led a two-day sit-in to protest alleged inaction by the city's police force, which is controlled by the national government. The protest ended with a stitched-together deal that's been called more of a climb-down than a compromise.