Bromance as Trump and Modi hail friendship at first talks

2017-06-27 10:55

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have embraced each other as friends and partners, pledging their quest for economic growth would strengthen rather than undermine ties between the world's two largest democracies.

India's opposition pitch Dalit for president

2017-06-23 05:13

Opposition parties have picked a former parliament speaker from India's lowest Dalit caste as their presidential candidate.

Indian airlines bar lawmaker in airport rage case

2017-06-17 08:36

Indian airlines have barred a lawmaker from their flights for unruly behaviour in the second case in three months against a top politician accused of abusing staff.

Millions of child labourers in India

2017-06-12 13:01

Every 100m or so along a busy expressway on the outskirts of New Delhi, India's capital, you'll find a child selling boiled corn - often in sweltering 40° heat.

India's rising temperatures are already deadly

2017-06-08 16:42

A new study shows that a slight rise in Indian temperatures has more than doubled the chance of a deadly heat wave in the country.

Indian fishermen try new nets for healthier oceans

2017-06-05 16:15

Indian fishermen say they're seeing positive change since they switched nets to allow small fish to escape and maintain the breeding population.

Indian court suspends cow slaughter ban

2017-05-30 22:41

An Indian court has temporarily suspended a ban imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on the sale of cattle for slaughter.

India confirms first Zika virus cases: WHO

2017-05-28 07:35

The Indian health ministry has confirmed its first cases of the Zika virus,the latest nation to be affected, the World Health Organisation says.

Indian aid arrives as Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs

2017-05-27 08:13

Indian medical teams and emergency relief has arrived in Sri Lanka as the monsoon-related death toll reached 100 and authorities warned of more flooding in low-lying areas.

Outrage at India award for 'human shield' soldier

2017-05-23 21:58

A Kashmir resident, who was tied to a jeep and used as a human shield has criticised the award given to Major Leetul Gogoi after the attack.


Cable car crashes in India resort, 5 dead

2017-06-25 16:33

Police say five people have died after a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30m after derailing from a pulley at a tourist resort in India.

World population to reach 9.8 billion in 2050, UN says

2017-06-22 12:59

The world's current population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India's numbers to surpass China's in just seven years, a UN report says.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Here's how the Guptas captured the Proteas

The Gupta family's grip on Cricket South Africa (CSA) was so firm in the mid-2000s that they managed to drag the Proteas to their hometown during one of the national team's tours to India.

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India firecracker factory blast toll hits 25

2017-06-08 20:04

The death toll from an explosion at a firecracker factory in central India has risen to 25, an official says.

Indian baby dies after 'rapists' throw her from rickshaw

2017-06-06 17:44

A nine-month-old baby has died in India after being thrown from a moving autorickshaw by men accused of gang-raping her mother,

Elephant tramples four to death in India

2017-06-02 15:33

An elephant trampled four people including a 12-year-old girl to death when it rampaged through a village in southern India.

Indian police arrest three over sex assault video

2017-05-29 15:33

Three men have been arrested after video emerged showing them assaulting two women in broad daylight as a dozen others looked on and ignored their screams for help, police say.

India opens its longest bridge near China border

2017-05-27 13:18

India opened its longest bridge close to the border with China to improve infrastructure in the isolated and sensitive region.

Debate rages in India on IVF for women over 50

2017-05-25 20:26

Scores of women in India give birth at advanced ages with the help of a controversial doctor who claims great success with patients over 50.

Why does India want to arrest preacher Zakir Naik?

2017-05-23 05:35

Indian authorities have accused the popular Mumbai-based preacher Zakir Naik of supporting terrorism, which he denies.

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