Canada, India finally clinch nuclear trade deal

NEW DELHI  - Canada and India on Tuesday clinched a deal opening the door to Canadian shipments of uranium and other nuclear supplies to...

Mass wedding in Indian ‘village of sex workers’

VADIA, India - Eight young women whose mothers are sex workers were married in a so-called "village of prostitutes" in India on Sunday under...

India hints at restarting talks with Pakistan

NEW DELHI : India hinted Thursday at restarting peace talks with rival Pakistan that stalled over clashes earlier this year in the disputed region...

India’s Maruti vows tight security at riot-hit plant

NEW DELHI :  India's biggest carmaker Maruti Suzuki said on Tuesday it would maintain heavy security at a key plant shaken by deadly violence...

Indian home minister threatens to ‘stamp out’ media critics

New Delhi - India's home minister has threatened to "stamp out" journalists who have been "trouble mongering" ahead of national polls due by May,...

‘Anarchist’ Delhi chief minister calls 10-day protest

New Delhi :  The chief minister of New Delhi, an anti-corruption campaigner who swept to power last month, declared himself an "anarchist" on Monday...

Indian film depicts fight of pink sari vigilantes

Mumbai :  A gang of women vigilantes, who fight for social justice in rural India and are famed for their pink saris and sticks,...

Delhi rapes increase by one third in 2014

New Delhi - The number of rapes reported in New Delhi increased by nearly a third in the last year, police said Friday, highlighting...

17 children hurt in Indian amusement park accident

KOLKATA, India  - At least 17 children were injured on Tuesday when a water slide collapsed at an amusement park in the eastern Indian...

Indian growth slows to 6.9%, lowest in two years

NEW DELHI  - India's economic growth slumped to a two-year-low 6.9 percent in the second quarter, data showed Wednesday, as it was hit by...

Heavy rain, landslides kill 24 in north India

Dehradun (India) - The death toll from heavy monsoon downpours in northern India climbed to 24 Saturday after seven people in a house were...

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as Cyclone Helen hits India

New Delhi  : Hundreds of thousands were evacuated as a severe cyclone slammed into southeastern India Friday, packing strong winds and torrential rains and...

India to hike Bhopal gas disaster payout: Amnesty

New Delhi - India's government has promised to increase compensation for Bhopal gas disaster victims as the 30th anniversary of the tragedy looms, Amnesty...

Indian movie makers eye worldwide sales

CANNES, France  - When actor Eliyas Qureshi swapped Bollywood for Hollywood 15 years ago, the only roles for Indian actors were "cab drivers, doctors...

Incognito Indian women police lead harassment crackdown

MUMBAI :  Fed up with daily sexual harassment of women on their beat, a team of female constables in India have taken to incognito...

Court again defers verdict in Delhi gang-rape case

NEW DELHI- An Indian court trying a teenager over the fatal gang-rape of a student last December on a bus in the capital delayed...

Army says not ‘correct’ to revoke Indian Kashmir law

SRINAGAR, India - A top Indian army official says harsh emergency laws in Indian Kashmir should not be revoked until Pakistan ends its "interference"...

India anti-superstition campaigner killed by gunmen

MUMBAI  - A leading Indian rationalist, who was campaigning for a law to eradicate superstition in a country famed for its mystics and gurus,...

India army chief calls leak of letter ‘high treason’

NEW DELHI - India's army chief on Thursday denounced as treason the leaking of a damning letter he wrote describing the army as unfit...

India court orders first death sentences for multiple rapes

Mumbai - An Indian judge on Friday ordered three men to hang after they were convicted of two gang-rapes, the first death sentences to...