Millions of people in southeast India face water shortages due to drought and depleted groundwater.
An Indian TV news anchor at public service broadcaster Doordarshan is fired after she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as 'Eleven' Jinping, apparently confusing Xi's name with the Roman numerals XI.
A Delhi magistrate orders an inquiry into the death of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of Indian cabinet minister Shashi Tharoor.
U.S. space agency NASA admits it posted online a photograph taken from the International Space Station of an Indian mountain Saser Muztagh, claiming it as Mount Everest. With Nepalese netizens left puzzled by this, it took a Nepalese expert to point out the agency's inaccuracy.
An overloaded ferry capsizes on the Brahmaputra River in India killing at least 103 people.
Pakistan and India give each other a list of their nuclear sites.
India's government decides to relax rules concerning the operation of foreign-owned retailers such as Wal-Mart and Tesco within India.
Rescue efforts continue for the victims of the 2011 Sikkim earthquake, which has claimed at least 67 lives in India, Nepal and Tibet.
Ghulam Nabi Azad, health minister of India, describes homosexual sex as "unnatural" and homosexuality as a "disease" which is "spreading fast" throughout the country.
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake strikes western Nepal near the Indian border, and is felt in Delhi.
A Naxalite attack on an army camp in West Bengal kills 24 Indian soldiers, with many more reported missing.