China ups ante in high-altitude standoff with India

2017-08-05 10:07

China has stepped up its rhetoric in an increasingly tense border row with India, hinting at the possibility of military action.

Killing people over cows 'not acceptable', says India's Modi

2017-06-29 20:28

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned a string of murders targeting minorities under the pretext of protecting cows, which are considered sacred by many Hindus.

Modi tells Macron India will 'go beyond' Paris accord

2017-06-03 21:24

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron to go "above and beyond" the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Indian commandos go missing en masse

2017-02-06 20:16

Dozens of trainee commandos from India's elite jungle warfare unit have gone missing on the eve of their first deployment to a restive region.

Anil Agarwal: Why I’ve just invested $1bn in South Africa. Hope springs.

2017-01-23 20:00

Indian mining mogul Anil Agarwal, whose assets benefit millions of women and children, has invested in a mine, smelter technology and construction deals with SA firms.

Thousands protest across India against currency policy

2016-11-28 16:07

Thousands of people are demonstrating across India to protest the government's sudden decision to withdraw large-denomination currency from circulation, a move that has caused enormous hardship to millions of people

Pakistan says India will 'disintegrate' when Kashmir is free

2016-09-28 19:23

Pakistan's defence minister says its nuclear-armed rival India will "disintegrate" when Kashmir gains independence.

Modi urges end to attacks on low-caste Indians

2016-08-07 20:33

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged a halt to attacks on low-caste Indians, seeking to defuse mounting anger among Dalits over the public flogging of four villagers by cow-protection vigilantes.

SA-India bilateral trade to reach $18bn by 2018

2016-07-09 08:00

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and SA President Jacob Zuma are optimistic about the trade and investment potential of the two countries.

India's Modi to meet Zuma on first visit to SA

2016-07-08 09:18

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is due to meet President Jacob Zuma on the second leg of an African tour aimed at boosting ties in a region where rival China has a strong presence.


India cuts rates as Patel seizes last chance to spur growth

2017-08-02 12:03

India has ut interest rates to the lowest since 2010 to boost an economy struggling to recover from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cash clampdown.

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.

Landslide win for Modi

2017-03-12 06:01

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party won a landslide victory in India’s most important battleground state yesterday, in a personal triumph that will strengthen his claim to a second term as national leader.

India's Modi eases deficit goal, heeding GDP warning

2017-02-01 09:31

India has eased its deficit targets as Prime Minister Narendra Modi boosts spending to cushion the economy after advisers warned of a steep slowdown.

India's Modi unveils handouts, tax breaks after cash ban

2017-01-03 14:46

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled a series of cash handouts, cheaper loans and tax breaks for women, farmers and businesses.

India police detain pigeon with threatening Modi note

2016-10-03 12:59

Indian police said Monday they have taken a pigeon into custody after it was found carrying a warning note to Prime Minister Narendra Modi near the nation's heavily militarised border with Pakistan.

India's prime minister says Pakistan a haven for terrorism

2016-09-25 06:40

India's leader has said he'll work to isolate Pakistan internationally, accusing India's arch rival of trying to destabilise Asia by exporting terrorism.

Excited residents gather to see Modi during Pietermaritzburg visit

2016-07-11 11:58

An excited crowd carrying Indian flags gathered to catch a glimpse of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Pietermaritzburg.

SA-India could be a 'colossal giant' for trade

2016-07-08 15:09

Top CEOs of SA and India hope Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to South Africa will unlock trade and investment opportunities between the two countries.

Indian prime minister kicks off 4-nation African visit

2016-07-07 18:42

India's prime minister has kicked off a four-nation African tour on a continent where China's presence has been strong.

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