One photographer's quest to capture the similarities between the two cities.
The country is fast outgrowing its electric grid. Are small-scale solar projects the solution?
The program will require 51 hospitals to accept injured patients without questions or money up front.
Roughly 100 miles from New Delhi, widowed women live together in the Meera Sahavagini ashram.
As India contemplates a second fare hike in as many months, a Reuters photographer captures what the system means to its riders.
This is where you bring your possessed relatives.
Despite an urban development explosion, the country hasn't developed a taste for skyscrapers and tall building.
But questions of safety linger.
A month after a gruesome gang rape, New Delhi takes aim at the lowest-hanging fruit: Improving public spaces.
India's unbalanced sex ratio has created a slew of social problems and exacerbated violence against women.
Pressing for a deeper change in gender attitudes.
Also recently banned: a throat-slitting kite string in India and an Aussie grandma who made $1 million worth of false emergency phone calls.
As many as 100 million people could gather for Kumbh Mela in the northern Indian city of Allahabad.
This week, 30 million people will gather in Allahabad, India. Among them: Harvard scientists asking how on earth is an event of this size possible?
In the wake of the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi, a look at the country through rape statistics.
Though the city sees 15 million walking trips a day, the infrastructure is abysmal. But some developers are trying to change that.
Urban India is not known for its orderliness. But Bish Sanyal says there's reason to be hopeful.
Also, an Indian town tries to prevent adultery by taking away women's phones and Washington, D.C., stops being so uptight about booze.
The recession, coupled with obscenely high rents, are forcing superstores out of business.