India summons Pakistan envoy over civilian deaths in Kashmir

New Delhi - India summoned Pakistan's envoy in New Delhi Sunday to protest against civilian deaths in recent troop firings along their disputed border,...

Curfew in Indian Kashmir on eve of independence day

Srinagar (India) - Authorities imposed a curfew in parts of the main city of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Friday to prevent any move by separatists...

India’s economic reform agenda hits roadblocks

New Delhi - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious reform agenda has stalled with crucial bills stuck in India's parliament, which ended its latest...

10 killed in stampede at India temple: police

New Delhi - A stampede outside a Hindu temple early on Monday killed at least 10 pilgrims in eastern India with others injured in...

Soldier, two militants killed in Kashmir gun battles

Srinagar (India) - An Indian soldier and two suspected militants were killed in Kashmir in two separate gun battles along the de facto border...

India’s Tata Motors profits slump on weak China sales

Mumbai - India's largest car maker Tata Motors reported a near 50 percent dive in quarterly profits on Friday due to a slump in...

Taiwan’s Foxconn to invest $5 bn in India

Mumbai - Apple iPhone manufacturer Foxconn has agreed to invest $5 billion on a new plant in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, a...

Bollywood hit brings hope for mute Indian stuck in Pakistan

Karachi - Deaf and mute, Geeta has been stuck in Pakistan for 13 years, unable to return to her native India because she cannot...

Stars rock Malaysia at Bollywood’s IIFA Awards

Kuala Lumpur - It was a night of Bollywood glamour and energy in Malaysia on Sunday at the International Indian Film Academy's (IIFA) annual...

India wholesale prices fall for ninth straight month

Mumbai - India's wholesale prices fell for the ninth straight month in July, government data showed Friday, fuelling pressure for a further cut in...

India outrage over fashion shoot echoing gang-rape

Mumbai  - An Indian fashion shoot sparked outrage and calls for legal action Wednesday for showing a woman being assaulted on a bus, echoing...

India, China sign 24 deals worth over $10 billion

India and China on Friday signed 24 deals worth over $10 billion to improve bilateral ties. The progress came amid India's Prime Minister Narendra...

India’s endangered lion numbers increase

Ahmedabad (India) - Wildlife experts welcomed Monday census figures showing India's population of endangered Asiatic lions has increased in the last five years in...

Indian public campaigns to send ‘killer’ tiger home

New Delhi - Indian wildlife lovers have launched a campaign to move a tiger back to the wildlife reserve where he grew up after...

Indian premier discusses cooperation with UAE

Abu Dhabi - Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks Sunday with Abu Dhabi's crown prince on bolstering cooperation with the United Arab Emirates at...

More than 430 dead in India heatwave

Hyderabad (India) - More than 430 people have died in two Indian states during a heatwave that has seen temperatures nudge 50 degrees Celsius...

Deaths from major heatwave sweeping India top 1,100

Hyderabad (India) - More than 1,100 people have died in a major heatwave sweeping India, authorities said Wednesday, as forecasters warned searing temperatures would...

Local Bodies Election: Absent voters to be fined in Indian Gujarat state

Ahmedabad (India) - Authorities in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state announced plans Friday to fine people who fail to vote in upcoming...

India’s historic peace accord to end oldest insurgency

New Delhi - Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday announced a peace accord with a faction of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN), an...

Bhopal film ‘tells truth’ of disaster on 30th anniversary: director

Mumbai  - A new film depicting the toxic gas leak that killed thousands in India's Bhopal city puts the blame squarely on Union Carbide...