Scholars say poverty, illiteracy and failure of governments to meet basic needs fuels popularity of gurus.
The standoff has further frayed ties between the two Asian countries.
Civil society groups are working together on new campaign to end child sexual abuse by 2021 by raising awareness and action to widespread problem.
Tibetan spiritual leader trekked for two weeks across Himalayas in 1959 following failed uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet.
The number of Indians at US universities has grown in recent years and India accounts for the second highest number of foreign students at American universities.
Sectors such as apparel and pharmaceuticals were bracing for a hit with the trade deal, which did not include India.
The world’s first high yielding variety was first cultivated in India
Bulk of deaths occurred in neighboring southeastern states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, which have recorded highest temperatures.
One of six men who raped student, who later died, tells filmmaker 'a girl is far more responsible for rape than a man'; New Delhi condemns rapist's comments that victim was responsible.
In effort to protect tigers, authorities have launched a program to relocate villages in sprawling habitat
Beijing's growing naval presence in Indian Ocean region has opened a new area of rivalry for two Asian countries.
Border spat between armies of two countries in Himalayas underlines mutual tensions despite growing commercial ties highlighted by Xi Jinping's high-profile visit.
PM Modi announced an initiative to improve access to financial services for Indians who lack a bank account.
Whether speaking in parliament, with Indian officials or foreign leaders, PM Modi has communicated in Hindi since taking office.
Pro-business Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi and his party headed for biggest victory country has seen in 30 years.