On 1 April 2013, The Supreme Court in India dismissed Novartis AG's appeal for patent protection for its cancer drug Glivec.
'Love Commandos' are vigilante groups in India offering protection from harassment to couples from different castes.
Around 23,000 people in India and Burma speak a language called 'Anal.'
In India, a polling station is set up in a forest for a lone voter in every election since 2004.
53% of homes in India do not have a lavatory.
To earn enough to buy a Big Mac, the average person in India has to work almost 6 hours.
India has the highest number of slaves in the world, with estimates ranging from 14 million to 18 million people.
The Indian Institute of Spices Research in Kozhikode, Kerala, is devoted exclusively to conducting research for ten spice crops.
One woman dies every hour in India because of dowry-related crimes.
In West Bengal, India, cows must have a Photo ID Card.
A huge 61 per cent of school children have killer germs on their hands, study finds.
Police officers in Madhya Pradesh are given a slight pay upgrade for having a moustache.
The world's biggest family lives together in India: a man with 39 wives and 94 children.
It's illegal for foreigners to take Indian currency (rupees) out of India.
According to the lunisolar Hindu calendar, there are six seasons or ritus in a year.
Millions congregate for Kumbh Mela festival in India, world's largest gathering.