Tribal rebels kill 23 in northeast India

Guwahati (India) :   Tribal separatists killed at least 12 Muslims in India's remote northeastern state of Assam on Friday, taking the toll to...

Indian tycoon throws mass wedding for fatherless women

Ahmedabad (India) - An Indian diamond trader has thrown a mass wedding ceremony for 111 fatherless women and given each one gifts worth thousands...

India PM appeals against media ‘witchhunt’

NEW DELHI :   India's embattled prime minister appealed Saturday to the media, increasingly critical of his scandal-hit government, not to launch a "witch...

Five die as Indian military choppers crash: police

NEW DELHI  - At least five airmen were killed when two Russian-designed military helicopters crashed on Thursday after taking off in the western Indian...

Indian women dumped in field after sterilisations

KOLKATA, India - Scores of women were dumped unconscious in a field after a mass sterilisation in eastern India because there was no room...

Indian court allows voters to reject all candidates

New Delhi :  India's Supreme Court recognised on Friday the right of voters to reject all candidates contesting in polls in what is seen...

Speeding train kills four elephants in eastern India

KOLKATA, India  - A speeding passenger train Thursday killed four elephants in eastern India after the driver failed to see them in time, a...

Uber emails alleged rape victim promoting Delhi return

New Delhi  - Uber sent an email promoting its return to New Delhi to a woman allegedly raped by one of its drivers, her...

Oprah tells India love of books central to her life

JAIPUR  - Television chatshow queen Oprah Winfrey received a rock star's welcome when she spoke on Sunday to a heaving audience of thousands of...

Indian police say 20 shot dead in clash with sandalwood smugglers

Hyderabad (India) - At least 20 people were killed when police opened fire Tuesday on loggers who attacked them with axes and stones in...

Indian Army needs Rs 41,000 crore to rev up waning firepower

New Delhi,  Indian Navy and IAF may be on modernization track at a pace that's much slower than desired, but it's India's Army which...

India Focuses on Infrastructure, Investment to Propel Economy

NEW DELHI—In India, the government says it will focus on infrastructure development and on boosting investment as it proposes a slew of measures to...

Bring the cup back home: Shah Rukh

MUMBAI,  Even as Indian cricket team is taking arch rivals - Pakistan - in the World Cup 2015 at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday,...

Indian acting legend Bachchan celebrates turning 70

MUMBAI  - India's favourite film star Amitabh Bachchan turned 70 on Thursday, marking his birthday with a lavish celebrity party and drawing hundreds of...

India transfers handling of Italian marines case

NEW DELHI  - India's National Investigation Agency has been ordered to probe the alleged murder of two Indian fishermen by two Italian marines, an...

India PM forges ahead with reforms

NEW DELHI :  India's embattled Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pushed ahead on Thursday with his make-or-break reform agenda as the government prepared to approve...

India Asks Pakistan to Ensure Territory is Not Used by Militants

NEW DELHI — The Indian prime minister has called on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used for anti-India activities. The warning...

Modi’s crushing win leaves India rivals broken

New Delhi  - Narendra Modi's landslide victory in India's polls has swept aside the long-dominant Congress party and left many of the most high-profile...

Mother of Delhi gang-rape victim pleads for justice: report

NEW DELHI  - The mother of a 23-year-old Indian student who was fatally gang-raped in New Delhi last December appeared in court Friday to...

Indian, Chinese firms sign deals worth US$22b

Indian and Chinese firms signed 21 agreements officials said were worth a total of more than US$22 billion in Shanghai on Saturday (May 16),...