Voter bribes claimed as key Indian state holds election
The opposition Congress party, which has dominated Indian politics in the seven decades since independence, is fighting to retain its last major state, Karnataka, amid a fierce battle with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalist party.
India government approves death sentence for child rapists
India's government on Saturday approved the death penalty for child rapists, after the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl and a series of other horrific sexual assaults caused nationwide outrage.
Modi's BJP leads in India's northeast regional elections
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party on Saturday recorded a spectacular victory in Tripura state and a strong showing elsewhere in the country's northeast region ahead of the national election in 2019.
Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit West Bank
Narendra Modi on Saturday became the first Indian prime minister to visit the occupied West Bank for talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas as part of a Middle East tour.
Modi party under fire for demanding cuts in Indian film
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party came under fire on Saturday for demanding cuts to an Indian film, claiming it showcased "anti-Modi hatred".
China's Xi urges 'healthy' India ties after border spat: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping sought Tuesday to move past a tense border dispute with India, telling Prime Minister Narendra Modi the two nuclear-armed neighbours should pursue "healthy, stable" relations, according to China's state media.
Outrage mounts over dozens of infant deaths at India hospital
A key ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing calls for his resignation after at least 64 children died at a government hospital in northern India that suffered oxygen shortages.
Sixty deaths over 5 days at India hospital without oxygen
At least 60 children have died over five days at a government hospital in northern India that suffered oxygen shortages, officials said Saturday amid fears the toll could rise.