Spreading beef bans hit Indian farmers, traders

2015-03-23 16:45

Indian farmers are struggling to find decent prices for their cattle due to a ban on slaughtering cows in a state run by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party.

Christians under siege in Modi's India - clerics

2015-03-16 18:02

Christians in India say that the Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not done enough to protect their religion, after a spate of attacks.

Narendra Modi to visit Sri Lanka's Tamil heartland

2015-03-11 14:10

Narendra Modi will become the first Indian leader to visit Sri Lanka's war-torn Tamil heartland, sending a powerful message on reconciliation to the new government in Colombo.

Modi bets on GM crops for India

2015-02-23 11:00

Allowing GM crops is critical to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal of boosting dismal farm productivity, as urbanisation is devouring arable land.

India PM slams religious violence after church attacks

2015-02-17 12:41

Indian PM Narendra Modi pledged firm action against the perpetrators of religious attacks and warned against efforts to incite hatred against minorities after a series of attacks on churches.

Modi summons top cop after Christian school attack

2015-02-13 14:44

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has summoned Delhi's top policeman after the sixth attack on a Christian building in the capital in the last two months, fuelling concerns that religious minorities are being targeted.

Modi's party heads for defeat in Delhi polls

2015-02-10 12:25

Indian leader Narendra Modi's party is heading for a major defeat in Delhi state elections at the hands of anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal, in the premier's first loss since storming to power.

Climate deal should not hamper economic growth: France

2015-02-05 14:50

A global deal to curb carbon emissions must recognise each country's right to develop, France's foreign minister says.

Obama warns India over religious divisions

2015-01-27 15:38

President Obama has warned India it would not succeed if it splintered along religious lines, sounding a note of caution after two days of mostly upbeat talks with the country's Hindu leader.

Obama looks to build toward policy breakthroughs with India

2015-01-25 10:05

President Barack Obama has opened a three-day visit to India aimed at turning his personal chemistry with PM Minister Narendra Modi into progress on the climate change, defence and economics.


Solar pilot flies into Indian red tape tangle

2015-03-18 13:45

A pilot who is trying to make history by flying a solar-powered plane around the world has launched an angry attack on Indian bureaucracy after a lengthy hold-up in Gujarat.

Modi woos neighbours

2015-03-13 17:30

Modi has offered their neighbours first benefits of India's economic progress to dilute China's influence.

India raises defence budget modestly

2015-03-01 13:42

I allocated a modest 7.9% increase in defence spending for the fiscal year, suggesting that it will move only gradually with the military's long wish list.

Modi bets on GM crops for green revolution

2015-02-22 17:15

Allowing GM crops is critical to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal of boosting dismal farm productivity in India, where urbanisation is devouring arable land.

India nuclear pact aimed at pushing back Chinese

2015-02-16 14:15

India has sealed a nuclear energy agreement with Sri Lanka where China has been building ports and highways in a diplomatic push in recent years.

Indian premier 'appalled' at new temple

2015-02-12 13:49

Admirers of Indian premier Narendra Modi who built a temple dedicated to him have been advised against the project by Modi himself.

Climate summit hosts press India

2015-02-05 17:29

The French hosts of a UN climate summit later this year have insisted that combating global warming would not undermine efforts to fight poverty as they lobbied for India's support in cutting emissions.

India to sell 10% Coal India stake

2015-01-28 18:00

India will sell up to 10% of state-controlled Coal India in a deal that could raise close to $4bn as part of a government push to sell off assets.

Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust'

2015-01-26 08:45

Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' between US and India, make progress on nuclear accord

Bear hug with Modi gets Obama's India trip off to warm start

2015-01-25 09:49

Signalling his determination to take relations with the US to a higher level, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke with protocol to meet and bear-hug the US president.

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