India has become a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant microbes, The World's Marco Werman talks to reporter Jason Gale about what's causing the problem and how India's medical tourism industry could expose people worldwide to the resistant germs.
As many as four percent of children in India are born with crossed eyes. Treatment is widely available, often for free, yet many families don't pursue it because of a widespread superstition. Many believe that a cross-eyed child brings good luck.
Every year tens of thousands of girls in India are sold into a life of violence and abuse. Many are sold to be brides. That has a lot to do with gender imbalances and the widespread practice of aborting female fetuses in northern India.
It's been two days since Rhitu Chatterjee landed in India's capital city, New Delhi. That's 34 days after a 23-year-old physiotherapy student was brutally gang-raped on a bus in this city, and 21 days after she died in a hospital in Singapore.
The trial of five men accused of gang-raping and murdering a young woman has started in Delhi.That attack has caused outrage across India and around the world. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Rhitu Chatterjee in Delhi.