4 Feb 2021
Indian celebrities on Wednesday slammed Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg for making social media comments about mass farmers' protests. As the government and farmers set out ever-tougher positions in their two-month-old battle over new agriculture laws, sporting legend Sachin Tendulkar and a host of Bollywood stars hit out at what the foreign ministry called…
9 Jan 2021
India will launch one of the world's most ambitious coronavirus vaccination drives next Saturday, aiming to reach 300 million people by July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced.
9 Jan 2021
Ten babies were killed in a maternity unit in the Indian state of Maharashtra early Saturday when fire tore through a major hospital, a doctor said.
17 Nov 2020
US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday held his first talks since his victory with the prime ministers of Israel and India, allies of Donald Trump who has not conceded defeat.
3 Oct 2020
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday opened a Himalayan tunnel that will drastically reduce the time needed to rush troops to the country's remote Chinese border as tensions grow between the Asian neighbours.
15 Aug 2020
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a new warning to China over deadly border tensions on Saturday, using his most important speech of the year to promise to build a stronger military.
10 Aug 2020
A Kashmir politician who died of gunshot wounds on Monday has become the fifth member of India's ruling nationalist party...
2 Jul 2020
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has deleted his account on Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, an Indian government source and the company said, as tensions between the two countries continue to simmer over a border skirmish.
1 Jun 2020
Last week, we reported that authorities in India arrested a pigeon on suspicion that it is a trained spy for Pakistan. According to reports, the alleged spy bird was carrying a “coded message,” attached to its foot. It was alleged to have flown from across the border that separates Indian and Pakistan-controlled parts of Kashmir, according to…
14 May 2020
Narendra Modi's grand announcement of a $265-billion rescue package for India is little comfort to Manish Verma, one of the millions left destitute and desperate 50 days
13 Apr 2020
'Social unrest' warning as Modi looks to extend India's lockdown