Iran's Rouhani to visit India this week
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani will visit India this week for three days, local media reported on Monday.
Gunmen kill officer, free militant in Kashmir hospital raid
Two gunmen opened fire Tuesday in a hospital in India-administered Kashmir where a Pakistani militant was brought for treatment, an official said, escaping with the high-profile prisoner and killing a police officer in the daring assault.
India has 21 million 'unwanted' girls
The desire of Indian parents for sons has created an estimated 21 million "unwanted" girls because couples keep having children until they produce a boy, the government said Monday.
Netanyahu hails new era in ties with India
Benjamin Netanyahu hailed a "new era" in ties with India on Monday as he signed a series of deals during the first visit by an Israeli Prime Minister in 15 years.
Man kidnapped, forced to marry at gunpoint to a woman he never met
A man in India has claimed he was kidnapped, threatened and forced to marry a woman against his own will. Authorities in India’s eastern Bihar state were looking into the kidnapping of 29-year-old Vinod Kumar, whose family said he was taken when he went to attend a friend’s wedding and was forced to marry a…
Striking Indian low-caste workers bring chaos to Mumbai
Many businesses in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai closed on Wednesday as protesters from a low-caste community blocked traffic, shopping malls and staged sit-ins on railway lines.
Indian doctors strike over alternative medicine plan
Doctors across India went on strike Tuesday over a controversial bill that would allow practitioners of alternative therapies such as homeopathy to practise as medical doctors.
India likens crypto cash to Ponzi schemes
India warned Friday against investing in cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, likening them to "Ponzi schemes", as it became the latest country to urge caution.
India says more than 660 missing one month after deadly cyclone
More than 660 fisherman remain missing one month after a deadly cyclone battered India's south coast and parts of neighbouring Sri Lanka, Indian authorities said Wednesday.