Obama hosts Indian prime minister

2016-06-07 20:44

President Barack Obama is meeting with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House to advance ties between the world's two largest democracies.

Protests against India student leader's arrest spread

2016-02-18 21:01

A protest that rocked a New Delhi university has spread across India, with students and teachers in at least 10 cities joining demands for the release of a student leader.

Greenpeace India appoints new chief

2016-01-20 20:29

Greenpeace India has appointed a new director to steer the group forward amid ongoing legal battles with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

Modi seeks Russian crown jewel in decade’s biggest arms deal

2015-12-23 12:40

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Moscow after approving what’s set to be his nation’s biggest weapons deal with Russia since 2001.

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.


Rainstorm during Hindu pilgrimage kills 6

2016-05-05 21:02

A heavy rainstorm collapsed tents at a sprawling Hindu pilgrimage site in central India, killing at least six people and injuring 30.

India sees growth exceeding estimate

2016-02-08 16:00

India has seen its growth exceeding economists’ estimates to overtake a slowing China, a pace Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be under pressure to sustain.

India's Modi on surprise Pakistan visit to meet PM

2015-12-25 12:49

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore in what would be the first visit to Pakistan by an Indian premier in more than 10 years.

India spin doctors face flak over 'doctored' Modi

2015-12-04 16:28

India's government has faced mockery on social media for tweeting an apparently doctored photo of its image-conscious prime minister.

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.

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