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Stories with person: Pranab Mukherjee
  • India execution brings out mixed feelings on punishment story has photos
    Updated: Jul-29-15 10:11 pm

    NEW DELHI - Few countries sentence more people to death than India. Whether those punishments are actually carried out is another matter. Though well over a thousand people have been sent to death row this century, just four have been executed.

  • Ex-president known as father of Indian missile program dies story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 1:52 pm

    GAUHATI, India - Former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, known as the father of the country's military missile program, died Monday after collapsing while delivering a lecture, a top state official said. He was 83.