India grants Italian marine more time at home in shooting case

New Delhi - India's top court Wednesday granted an Italian marine detained over the killing of two fishermen another three months at home on...

Indian TV comedian arrested for ‘offensive’ guru act

New Delhi - Indian police arrested a popular comedian for offending religious sentiments after he mimicked a controversial spiritual guru on a television show,...

India PM approves farmer crop insurance after suicides

New Delhi - India's government on Wednesday approved a $1.3 billion insurance scheme for farmers to protect against crop failures, saying it was intended...

India’s TCS profits rise 12 percent despite flood damage

Mumbai - India's biggest IT outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Tuesday reported stronger than expected quarterly earnings despite the impact of deadly...

Pakistan arrests militants over attack on Indian air base

Islamabad - Pakistan said Wednesday it has arrested several militants belonging to the group believed to be behind a fatal attack on an Indian...

Pakistan tells Kerry it will reveal truth of attack on India airbase

Islamabad - Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has assured US Secretary of State John Kerry that his country is investigating the deadly attack on...

Indian businessman cuts off finger to support Congress party

New Delhi - A businessman cut off one of his fingers as a gesture of thanks to the gods after India's opposition leaders Sonia...

India teen gang-raped, shot, dumped in well

New Delhi - An Indian teenager held captive for two weeks by a gang of men said in an interview broadcast Sunday that she...

India PM Modi visits attacked Indian air base near Pakistan

New Delhi - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the country's security forces on a visit to Pathankot air force base Saturday, one week...

Jean-wearing devotees barred from south India temples

New Delhi - Hindu temples in southern India began turning away devotees wearing western clothes Friday after a court order banning jeans and shorts...

2016: World welcomes New Year despite terror fears

New York - Millions welcomed in the New Year with Champagne and cheers Friday, although tightened security put a damper on festivities in Europe...

India hits one billion mobile phone subscribers

New Delhi - India notched up its billionth mobile phone subscriber in October, the country's telecoms regulator said, underscoring the importance of its fast-growing...

Dreaming of energy security, India pumps desert oil

Barmer (India) - The deserts of Rajasthan may be the showcase for India's solar revolution but the oil explorer that struck gold beneath...

Modi suffers blow in key India state election loss

Patna (India) - Narendra Modi conceded defeat Sunday in a key regional election in one of India's most populous states, a result that comes...

India’s Kumar wins Panasonic Open

New Delhi - India's Chiragh Kumar emerged victorious at the Panasonic Open India Sunday after firing a two-under par 70 in the final round,...

Indonesia deports wanted Indian gangster

Denpasar (Indonesia) - An alleged Indian gangster nabbed on Indonesia's resort island of Bali was deported and headed to India on Thursday after eluding...

India backs down in row over tax on foreign funds

New Delhi - India's finance ministry moved Thursday to resolve a simmering tax row that had seen foreign investment funds faced with having to...

China firm wins bid for New Delhi-Mumbai bullet-train study

Beijing - A consortium led by a state-owned Chinese firm has won a bid for a feasibility study into a high-speed rail link between...

India to ‘hike green energy targets’ to combat climate change

New Delhi - India promises to hike renewable energy targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, in long-awaited pledges to be announced next week...

US and India begin high-level commercial talks

Washington - Senior officials from the world's two biggest democracies, India and the United States, launched a high-level "strategic and commercial dialog" on Monday...