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Suspected Maoist rebels have killed at least 18 villagers in central Indian state of Chhattisgarh ... They say they are fighting for the rights of indigenous people and the rural, landless poor.

2006-07-17

 India
The Himalayan pass of Nathu La, 4,000m (14,000 feet) above sea level, was once part of the ancient Silk Road.... Sikkim is a former Buddhist kingdom that merged with India in 1975, a move that was opposed by China which lay claim to the state.

2006-07-06

 Asia China India
A tribal man in India who rescued an abandoned bear cub to help his daughter overcome her mother's death has fallen foul of forestry officials. They confiscated the animal arguing that its capture was in contravention of wildlife laws...

2008-06-25

 incredible friendship bear India
Thousands of couples in India who agreed to put off having babies for at least two years after their wedding will collect cash payments this month as health officials attempt to curb the country's rapidly growing population...

2009-08-02

 India overpopulation

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