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Indian Billionaire Mukesh Ambani bails brother out of jail trouble
Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani has helped his younger brother avert a stint in jail, stepping in to make an $80 million payment for his sibling Anil whose telecom-to-infrastructure empire is struggling under the weight of debt.
Indian feminist poet Meena Kandasamy on resisting patriarchy and the caste system
Indian feminist poet Meena Kandasamy on resisting patriarchy and the caste system.
India considers action against Pakistan after suicide attack
India was weighing its options for retaliation against Pakistan after a Kashmir terror attack killed over 40 Indian paramilitaries. Mobs attacked Kashmiris in India and some TV channels called for going to war.
Indian scientists slam ancient Hindu 'stem cell' claim
Indian conference organizers have distanced themselves from unorthodox claims made by some prominent academics. Among the claims: ancient Indians invented stem cell technology, and Einstein and Newton were misguided.
Indian state battles 'rat fever' outbreak after worst floods in a century
7 Sep 2018
The southern Indian state of Kerala is battling an outbreak of a bacterial disease that authorities suspect has killed dozens of people since mid-August following the worst flooding in a century.
Tibetans in India mark 60-year exile of Dalai Lama
2 Apr 2018
Sixty years ago the Dalai Lama fled Tibet, seeking refuge in the Indian town of Dharamshala after the Chinese took control of his country. Tibetan exiles want to commemorate the event, but India is under pressure from China to keep the tone muted.
Bollywood actress promotes her upcoming film in New Delhi
6 Mar 2018
Bollywood filmmaker Vishal Pandya and actress Urvashi Rautela promoted their upcoming erotic drama "Hate Story 4" in Indian capital New Delhi on Monday.
'Like smoking 50 cigarettes a day': Pollution grips New Delhi
8 Nov 2017
The Indian press is reporting on a pollution episode that prompted authorities to call a public health emergency in New Delhi and shut down schools.
At India-Pakistan border, troops exchange Diwali sweets
19 Oct 2017
In a bid to sweeten ties, Indian and Pakistani border troops give each other treats for the Hindu festival of lights.
Stampede kills at least 22 at Mumbai railway station
29 Sep 2017
Officials say a rush-hour stampede at a trains station in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai killed at least 22 people and wounded more than 30.
Fresh border clashes between India and China
16 Aug 2017
Indian sources say their soldiers were forced to hold off Chinese troops armed with iron rods and stones from crossing the border.
Modi tells Macron India will 'go beyond' Paris climate accord
3 Jun 2017
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vows after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron to go "above and beyond" the Paris Agreement on climate change, after the US said it would quit the deal.