India warns climate summit that poor nations must grow

2015-11-30 12:10

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has warned on the opening day of a global climate summit that poor nations had a right to burn carbon to grow their economies.

India's PM Modi faces revolt within party

2015-11-11 14:50

India’s prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing a revolt within his Hindu nationalist party, with senior leaders questioning his leadership style after the party’s debacle in recent elections in eastern Bihar state.

Security tightened sharply in Kashmir ahead of Modi's visit

2015-11-06 22:26

Security tightened sharply in Kashmir to prevent anti-India protests during Modi's visit

India's Modi urges 'comprehensive' climate deal

2015-10-29 14:52

India's prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a “comprehensive and concrete” agrrement on climate change in December, as he addressed African leaders at a major summit in New Delhi.

India hosts the 'biggest Africa summit'

2015-10-26 11:02

India hosts its biggest-ever Africa summit this week as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to challenge China's dominance on the continent.

India unveils climate target to cut energy intensity

2015-10-02 11:44

India has promised to make its economy more energy efficient and to cut emissions intensity of its GDP by 30-35% by 2030 from 2005 levels, in a climate change policy statement released ahead of a UN summit in Paris in December.

Modi fiddles as drought shrivels India's crops

2015-09-09 10:00

India has just suffered back-to-back drought years for the fourth time in over a century, with summer crops wilting and reservoir water levels at decade lows.

Candidates with toilets wanted

2015-08-06 20:03

Authorities in an east Indian state have made it mandatory for candidates contesting village elections to have a toilet in their home as part of a move to improve sanitation.

Modi shifts tactics on major land reform

2015-07-17 12:45

In the direct blow to his ambitious economic reform agenda, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has had to row back on a business-friendly land bill.

India to build 100 'Smart Cities'

2015-06-25 18:37

Indians have long known how to build magnificent cities, but today most city centres are poorly planned, overcrowded and dirty. The Indian government has a plan to change this.


India's Modi meets Queen ahead of speech

2015-11-13 20:59

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has held talks with Queen Elizabeth in London before attending a Wembley Stadium festival.

India's Modi eases FDI curbs to regain momentum

2015-11-10 16:00

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has eased restrictions on foreign direct investment in a bid to revitalise economic reform momentum and halt a stock selloff.

WATCH: Mugabe takes a tumble once again

2015-10-30 08:25

Ten months after the #MugabeFalls debacle, the Zimbabwe leader has again taken a little tumble in public, this time in New Delhi.

India's Modi, Zimbabwe's Mugabe press for UN reform

2015-10-29 11:25

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi and Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe have called for reform of the UN, saying it needs to reflect the growing power of emerging nations on the global stage.

70-year-old secret files to be opened in India

2015-10-16 17:25

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will seek to unravel one of India's most enduring mysteries surrounding the independence struggle, the latest salvo in a growing history war that could undermine the opposition Congress party.

India backs solar as Paris climate talks loom

2015-09-29 17:59

After years of betting big on highly polluting coal, India is under huge pressure to commit to cutting carbon emissions using solar as its trump card at upcoming climate change talks in Paris.

China's pain can be India's gain: Modi

2015-09-08 10:15

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called billionaires to his residence to brainstorm on how India can manage global economic turbulence.

India's parliament suspends 25 lawmakers

2015-08-03 18:19

India's parliament has suspended 25 opposition lawmakers following days of uproar and disruptions that have so far thwarted the government's hopes of passing major economic reforms.

India's Modi accepts invite for first Pakistan visit

2015-07-10 16:00

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from his counterpart Nawaz Sharif to attend a regional summit in Islamabad next year in what would be his first visit to Pakistan.

Bangladesh, India sign border agreement

2015-06-06 23:00

India and Bangladesh have signed an agreement to simplify their 4 000km border and clarify the identities of 52 000 living in enclaves.

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