Life in India India boasts with extraordinary cultural and historical aspects. At present, it has a population of close to 1.35 billion people, second only to China. Hinduism and Buddhism, two of the five major religions of the world can find their origin in India. India has 29 states and 5 Union Territories, one of which, New Delhi is also the capital of India, among other big cities. Moving from the USA to India or any other country is not an easy task. India among others is a huge cultural shock for many - and to top it off, you also have to think about several logistical aspects.