Oscar-winning films 'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'Smile Pinki' focused on poverty in India. Some charities have already tapped into the films' popularity to steer donations to India's poor. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.
Gay rights activists in India are heralding a new court ruling that overturns a colonial-era ban on gay sex. Indian gay rights advocate Vinay Chandran tells host Lisa Mullins that India's long history of acceptance of gays has been suppressed.
Kailash Kher may be one of the biggest superstars you've never heard of. In India, three generations of women swoon over the singer the way some might faint over Justin Timberlake here. Marco Werman speaks with him.
A few years ago a classical Indian dance guru crossed paths with a young tap dancer. They met at an event called 'The Festival of the Feet.' The two wound up improvising together on stage and decided to join forces. Reporter Ruxandra Guidi has the story.
This week marks one month since the beginning of Pakistan's worst floods in decades. Pakistan's neighbor, India, will contribute to the aid effort. That donation could have an impact on historically troubled relations. Reporter Elliot Hannon explains.
The World's Rhitu Chatterjee reports on some of the obstacles to India's ambitious plans for nuclear power. There are concerns within India about liability in the case of accidents and land takings to build the plants.
Many Tibetans fled to neighboring India when their country came under Chinese rule. Reporter Jill Ryan introduces us to two Tibetan brothers who keep their culture alive by cooking up some Tibetan delicacies for their Indian customers.