India court summons former PM in coal probe

2015-03-11 20:00

An Indian court has summoned former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as one of the accused in an investigation into illegal government coal mine allocations.

Zuma congratulates India's Modi

2014-05-18 08:25

President Jacob Zuma, on behalf of South Africa, has congratulated India's Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on his election victory, says the international relations and co-operation department.

'New era' for India after Modi victory

2014-05-16 13:02

India's Hindu nationalists have declared "the start of a new era" in the world's biggest democracy as the ruling Congress concedes defeat in elections that exposed anger about rampant corruption.

India goes to polls in biggest voting day

2014-04-17 10:46

India has hosted its biggest day of voting in its election, with the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty battling to save the ruling party from defeat to opposition Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi.

Indian minister accuses US of protectionism

2014-03-04 13:07

Trade Minister Anand Sharma has accused the US of excessive trade protectionism, adding that India's patent law was compliant with the World Trade Organisation.

Indian PM against freeing Gandhi killers

2014-02-20 15:04

India's government has asked the Supreme Court to stop the state of Tamil Nadu from releasing seven prisoners serving life for the 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Rahul Gandhi fails to win popularity: Poll

2014-01-09 12:41

Only 14% of voters believe Rahul Gandhi will make the best prime minister for India, a survey has found, just days after his endorsement by outgoing Congress premier Manmohan Singh.

Afghanistan talks military ‘wish list’ with India PM

2013-12-13 14:30

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is to hold talks with Indian leaders, with Washington hoping that New Delhi can help persuade him to sign a deal allowing US troops to stay on post-2014.

India PM ready to be questioned by police

2013-10-25 09:36

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says he is happy to be questioned by police over an alleged coal scam amid growing speculation he will be called to give evidence.

Pakistan PM wants new start with India

2013-09-27 22:10

Pakistan's PM is looking for a 'new beginning' in a meeting with the leader of his rival India.


Mbeki congratulates new Indian PM

2014-05-20 07:00

Former president Thabo Mbeki has congratulated Indian Prime Minister-elect, Narendra Modi, for winning India's national elections, his office says.

Obama bids fond farewell to Singh

2014-05-17 20:05

US President Barack Obama has called India's outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to convey "gratitude" for "his critical role" in deepening ties between the two allies.

Modi wins India's election with a landslide

2014-05-16 11:54

Opposition candidate Narendra Modi will be the next prime minister of India, with counting trends showing the pro-business Hindu nationalist and his party headed for a resounding election victory.

16 dead in Maoist attack on India police

2014-03-11 13:40

Maoist rebels have killed at least 15 members of India's security forces in a massive attack in restive Chhattisgarh state, less than a month before the country holds elections.

India to block US trade probes

2014-02-25 13:58

India has decided to block investigations by the United States into its trade policies and patent laws, and prepare for a battle at the World Trade Organization.

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.

Indian PM will step down after 2014 elections

2014-01-03 11:09

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says he will step down after elections due this year even if his Congress party defies predictions and sweeps to power for a third consecutive term.

Soldier killed in firing on Kashmir border

2013-10-28 10:42

India says one of its soldiers has been killed after Pakistan troops fired across the border in Kashmir, the latest in a series of deadly flareups in the disputed Himalayan region.

Death toll in India stampede over 100

2013-10-14 07:28

The death toll from a stampede near a temple in central India has risen to 109 after many of the injured succumbed, an official says.

12 dead as militants attack army in Kashmir

2013-09-26 14:03

Suspected militants dressed in army fatigues have attacked a police station and an army barracks in India's Jammu and Kashmir state, killing 10 people.

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