Death commuted to life for 3 in Gandhi killing

2014-02-18 11:00

India's Supreme Court has commuted the death sentences to life in prison for three men convicted of playing minor roles in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

India's Gandhi flying to US for medical check-ups

2013-09-02 09:02

The head of India's ruling party, Sonia Gandhi, is to fly to the United States for a medical check-up, according to a report, a week after she was hospitalised in New Delhi.

India's Sonia Gandhi in hospital

2013-08-26 20:20

India's ruling Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi, widely seen as the country's most powerful politician, has been led out of parliament by her son and colleagues after she felt unwell.

Tougher laws after Indian gang rape

2013-01-23 10:00

A government commission tasked with looking at India's sex crime laws after the gang-rape of a student is expected to recommend tougher sentences on offenders.

Rahul Ghandi to woo young and impatient

2013-01-20 18:32

Rahul Gandhi, newly named to the number two post in India's ruling Congress party, has delivered a powerful call for change to meet the aspirations of the nation's "young and impatient" population.

Mystery surrounds Sonia Gandhi's health

2011-08-16 12:00

Since the shock announcement that India's most powerful politician Sonia Gandhi was to undergo surgery in the United States, barely a word has leaked out about her health.

Sonia Gandhi's US surgery a 'success'

2011-08-04 15:01

India's most powerful politician, Sonia Gandhi, has successfully undergone surgery in the United States for an unspecified condition, a party spokesperson says.

Ghandi hails vote on women MPs

2010-03-10 11:02

Sonia Gandhi said she was 'happy for all the women of the country' after the upper house passed a bill that would reserve a third of the Indian parliament's seats for women.


Gandhi to lead campaign for India ruling party

2014-01-17 10:03

Members of India's ruling Congress party have erupted in rapturous applause for Rahul Gandhi, who is leading the struggling party's campaign in a general election in May.

Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital

2013-08-27 07:58

Sonia Gandhi, the leader of India's ruling Congress Party and the country's most powerful politician, has been discharged from a hospital after falling ill during a debate in Parliament.

Sonia Gandhi, Singh to fight India poll

2013-04-06 18:45

India's ruling Congress will fight the 2014 general elections under the leadership of party president Sonia Gandhi and octogenarian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Delhi gang rape trial to start

2013-01-21 08:01

The trial of five men accused of the fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old student on a New Delhi bus is set to open in a special "fast-track" court established to deliver speedy justice.

Ghandi weighs in on India's anti-graft drive

2011-08-26 13:50

Rahul Gandhi has waded into a government standoff with a fasting anti-graft activist, saying his tactics threatened India's democratic "life force."

Sonia Gandhi recovering from surgery

2011-08-05 11:01

The leader of India's ruling party, Sonia Gandhi, has been recovering after undergoing "successful" surgery for an undisclosed medical condition in the United States.

100 million more Indians poor

2010-04-18 21:28

India now has 100 million more people living below the poverty line than in 2004.

India votes on women quota bill

2010-03-08 09:00

India's parliament is set to vote on a landmark bill reserving one third of seats for women, with the government confident it can pass the legislation.

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