Recent News Headlines : India - India

INDIA AND US RIVEN ON CLIMATE BUT PARTNERS IN CLEAN ENERGY TECH


India and the United States have traditionally not seen eye to eye on climate change and energy policies... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 6

FOR 17 YEARS, 900 BODY BAGS LIE UNUSED AS INDIAN ARMY FRETS


If the original deal had gone through, the Indian Army would have received 3,000 body bags and 500 caskets... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 355

FIVE ARRESTED IN DELHI OVER ASSAULT ON NIGERIAN


Police in the Indian capital Delhi have arrested five people after a video circulated showing what appears to be a mob severely beating a Nigerian man... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 154

INDIA SUPREME COURT RULES SEX WITH CHILD BRIDE IS RAPE


India's Supreme Court has struck down a legal clause that permits men to have sex with their underage wives... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 7722

INDIAN TROOPS AND REBELS KILLED IN KASHMIR GUN BATTLE


At least two security personnel and two rebels killed in a gun battle in Bandipora area of Indian-administered Kashmir... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 2801

HINDU DIWALI FESTIVAL WITHOUT FIREWORKS? THE SUPREME COURT SAYS DELHI NEEDS TO BREATHE


Last year, fireworks during Diwali plunged New Delhi into choking smog that lasted for days... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 301

BAN ON SALE OF FIREWORKS IN INDIAN CAPITAL AS FESTIVAL NEARS


Millions of highly-polluting fireworks are lit on Diwali, which falls on October 19 this year... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 0

TAJ MAHAL DROPPED FROM TOURISM BOOKLET OF UTTAR PRADESH


Anywhere in the world, when the name of India comes, the first thing that people ask is Taj Mahal... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 12814

20 INJURED IN GAS BALLOON BLAST IN NORTHERN INDIA


At least 20 people have been injured in a gas balloon blast in the central government-controlled territory of Chandigarh in northern India, police said Monday... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 0

LAS VEGAS MASSACRE RENEWS DEBATE OVER GUN CONTROL LAWS


US President Donald Trump will travel to Las Vegas on Wednesday... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 5

NEW MONEY LAUNDERING CHARGE FOR MOTOR RACING BOSS AT CENTRE OF EXTRADITION CASE


The Indian government has brought a new money-laundering charge against a prominent Indian tycoon fighting extradition from the UK, prosecutors said... READ MORE

3rd October, 2017 0

CLASHES AS 'REBELS' STORM INDIAN BASE IN KASHMIR


At least one suspected rebel has been killed and three soldiers have been wounded in Indian-controlled Kashmir after fighters stormed a paramilitary base, according to police... READ MORE

3rd October, 2017 309

DEADLY CLASHES AS REBELS STORM ARMY BASE IN KASHMIR


The latest attack comes amid a major counterinsurgency offensive by the Indian army in south Kashmir districts... READ MORE

3rd October, 2017 289

GANDHI JAYANTI: REPORTERS SLAM ATTACKS ON MEDIA


India is the third most dangerous nation for journalists after Iraq and Syria, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 1062

MAHATMA GANDHI ON NON-VIOLENCE AND DEMOCRACY


Indians are celebrating the 148th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of the South Asian nation's independence... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 2594

ASSAM: EX-ARMY MAN HAQUE ASKED TO PROVE CITIZENSHIP


Mohammad Azmal Haque, who served in the Indian army for 30 years, has been asked to prove his nationality... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 6766

FALLOUT FROM THE UN SPEECH BY PAKISTAN'S MALEEHA LODHI


Kashmir fake photo Fallout from the UN speech by Pakistan's Maleeha Lodhi... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 1898

AT LEAST 22 KILLED IN MUMBAI STATION STAMPEDE


At least 22 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a stampede on a bridge near a railway station in India's financial hub of Mumbai... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 5978

STAMPEDE ON INDIAN PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE KILLS AT LEAST 22


The pedestrian bridge connected two local Mumbai railway stations Elphinstone and Parel... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 775

'INDIA ECONOMISTS MUST LISTEN TO ACTIVISTS'


He lives in Ranchi, capital of the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, known for its coal mines... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 1785

GOLD SARI AND BIG BEN WOW KOLKATA CROWDS


The Durga Puja festivities in Kolkata are known for their extravagant decorations, and many pandals are entered into competitions... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 1506

PAKISTAN USES FAKE PICTURE AT UN


Pakistan uses fake picture at UN Will 'certainly think' about how to deal with it, says UNGA president... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 2898

INDIAN COMMANDOS HIT NAGA REBELS ALONG MYANMAR BORDER


The Indian army inflicted heavy casualties on Naga militants belonging to NSCN K along the Indo-Myanmar border early on Wednesday, according to media reports... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 5

THE AVID WATCHERS OF INDIA'S OLD SCHOOL TRAVELLING CINEMAS


For seven decades now, travelling cinemas have been transporting the magic of movies to audiences across rural India... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 723

HOW WELL HAVE RACIAL QUOTAS WORKED AROUND THE WORLD?


World's oldest affirmative action policy India's reservation policy is acknowledged as the world's oldest affirmative action policy... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 58

ARE THE ROHINGYA INDIA'S 'FAVOURITE WHIPPING BOY'?


On the other hand, India's Home Minister Rajnath Singh insists Rohingya are not refugees or asylum-seekers... READ MORE

25th September, 2017 1003

WHY INDIA'S FARMERS WANT TO CONSERVE INDIGENOUS HEIRLOOM RICE


Almost 200 of the 1,200 varieties in Deb's collection have been sourced from Koraput's farmers, indicating that villagers have not abandoned their native seeds for modern varieties... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 4804

PAKISTAN CALLS INDIA 'MOTHER OF TERRORISM' IN RESPONSE TO SUSHMA SWARAJ'S UNGA ADDRESS


All this establishes that India is the mother of terrorism in South Asia, alleged Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 2531

'INDIA IS MOTHER OF TERRORISM IN SOUTH ASIA'


Published September 24, 2017 1 53 pm India's Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj left and Pakistan's ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 6416

INDIA ARRESTS SECT LEADER FOR ALLEGEDLY RAPING WOMAN


Police arrest 70-year-old Kaushlendra Prapannacharya Falahari Maharaja for allegedly sexually assaulting 21-year-old... READ MORE

23rd September, 2017 4050

Trending News Headlines : India

MATADOR DRAGGED AROUND RING AFTER BEING IMPALED ON A BULL'S HORN


The GJM wants a new, separate state of Gorkhaland carved out of eastern West Bengal state, of which Darjeeling is a part... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 106688

FLOODS PARALYSE MUMBAI AS INDIA AND REGION ARE HIT BY HEAVIEST RAINS IN YEARS


Although Mumbai is trying to build itself into a global financial hub, parts of the city struggle to cope during annual monsoon rains... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 86222

MORE THAN 1,000 DIED IN SOUTH ASIA FLOODS THIS SUMMER


Flooding and landslides resulting from monsoon rains have directly affected at least 41 million people in Bangladesh, India and Nepal, the United Nations says... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 37420

FLOODS KILL OVER 1,200 IN INDIA, NEPAL AND BANGLADESH


Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit Bihar state on Saturday and has pledged a relief fund of 78m... READ MORE

27th August, 2017 33758

SUPREME COURT SUSPENDS 'TRIPLE TALAQ' DIVORCE LAW


It's a historic day, said Zakia Soman the co-founder of the Indian Muslim Women's Movement, which was part of the legal battle to end triple talaq... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 24777

INDIAN GIRL 10 RAPED AND DENIED AN ABORTION GIVES BIRTH


Indian Girl, 10, Who Was Raped and Denied an Abortion Gives Birth... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 24751

MUMBAI BUILDING COLLAPSES AS MONSOON RAINS WREAK HAVOC


In Bihar, the death toll has reached 514, with people still living in makeshift huts days after the flooding started... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 19385

INDIAN FIRE KILLS PAKISTAN GIRL IN KASHMIR


Kashmir has been divided between Indian and Pakistan since the end of British colonial rule in 1947... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 16905

AS HOUSTON COPES WITH CATASTROPHIC FLOODING, MORE THAN 1,000 DIE IN INDIA MONSOON


India is used to regular flooding during monsoon season from June to September, especially in Mumbai, where millions live in shantytowns with poor drainage... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 16689

INDIAN ARMY KILLS KASHMIR STUDENT MISTAKEN FOR REBEL


The fatal shooting on Tuesday of the teenager, Shahid Bashir Mir, led to protests on Thursday in Handwara, in the northern part of Indian-administered Kashmir... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 16322

INDIA AND CHINA END HIMALAYAN BORDER STAND-OFF


The news comes a week before a visit to China by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 13720

RARE WILDLIFE KILLED AS FLOODS DEVASTATE INDIA RESERVE


Rising floodwaters have inundated large parts of a famous wildlife reserve in northeastern India, killing more than 225 animals and forcing hundreds of others to flee... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 13667

INDIAN COURT RULES AGAINST INSTANT DIVORCE


Activists say most Islamic countries, including Pakistan and Bangladesh, have banned triple talaq, but the custom has been thriving in India... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 13636

INDIAN JOURNALIST GAURI LANKESH SHOT DEAD IN BANGALORE


A prominent Indian journalist has been shot dead by unidentified attackers at her residence in the southern city of Bangalore, according to police... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 9236

INDIA TO INVEST $17BN ON JAPANESE BULLET TRAINS


The network, which will run 508km between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, was announced on Thursday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 8420

FLOODS KILL ALMOST 1,000 IN INDIA, NEPAL AND BANGLADESH


The Red Cross said on Tuesday that 24 million people have been affected by the floods, with large areas of land submerged in water... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 7725

GURMEET RAM RAHIM SINGH TO BE SENTENCED FOR RAPE


Clashes in 2007 between the Dera Sacha Sauda followers and members of the Sikh faith left at least three people dead in northern India... READ MORE

27th August, 2017 6836

GUNMEN ATTACK SHIA IMAM ZAMAN MOSQUE IN KABUL


The Charlottesville fallout and what to make of Trump's views on white supremacy... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 6468

WHY AREN'T INDIANS ANGRIER OVER NOTE BAN FAILURE?


For years, this country has felt that corruption, black money and terrorism are festering sores, holding us back in the race towards development... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 6419

RAM RAHIM SINGH: FATAL CLASHES FOLLOW INDIAN GURU'S RAPE CONVICTION


The Indian army was deployed in the city of Panchkula on Friday shortly after the court found Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of sexual assault... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 5300

23 KILLED, 40 INJURED IN INDIA TRAIN ACCIDENT[1]


The accident took place in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, around 100 km from New Delhi, India's national capital... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 4680

FLOODS AFFECT 16 MILLION IN NEPAL, INDIA AND BANGLADESH


More than 16 million people have been affected by monsoon flooding across the South Asian countries of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 4162

INDIA WITHDRAWS TROOPS FROM DISPUTED HIMALAYAN REGION, DEFUSING TENSION WITH CHINA


Read more Could a war break out between India and China -- again?... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 4148

INDIAN MINISTERS WHO REWROTE SCIENCE


However, he is not the first Indian minister to make such claims, either about ancient India's contribution to science or that it invented the plane... READ MORE

23rd September, 2017 3985

INDIA TOP COURT RULES PRIVACY IS A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT


A photographer followed members of the National Socialist Movement for a year, until her project came to a dramatic end... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 3702

DEADLY SOUTH ASIA FLOODS AFFECT 16M PEOPLE


Millions of people across Nepal, Bangladesh and India face severe food shortages and disease caused by polluted flood waters... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 3483

PROTESTS IN INDIA AFTER SCHOOLBOY'S MURDER IN GURUGRAM


A total of 10,854 cases of child rape were reported in India in 2015... READ MORE

9th September, 2017 3220

INDIAN COURT GRANTS WOMAN DIVORCE OVER LACK OF HOME TOILET


Urination and defecation in open fields is common in parts of rural India... READ MORE

21st August, 2017 3124

INDIA-CHINA BORDER BRAWL: SUPERPOWERS THROW STONES AT EACH OTHER AS TENSIONS HEIGHTENA


It saw military action during the 1962 Sino-Indian war, and India and China often accuse each other of incursions into each other's territories... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 3080

INDIA KNOWS HOW TO END CRISIS


Indian home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday he believed the border standoff with China would end soon... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 3057


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