Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will skip this week's Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka, the foreign ministry said Sunday, as pressure grows to boycott the event over alleged war crimes by Colombo.
An express train on Saturday rammed into a group of passengers in southern India after they leapt from another train following fears of a blaze, killing at least eight, reports said.
A speeding bus exploded in a ball of flames after crashing into the central reservation of a southern Indian highway early Wednesday, killing 45 passengers as they slept.
An Islamist militant group is believed to be behind an attack on a rally by Indian Hindu nationalist politician Narendra Modi that killed six people and wounded more than 80, police said on Tuesday.
A series of small bomb blasts killed four people and injured dozens Sunday near a park in eastern India where tens of thousands of people had gathered to hear a speech by the main opposition party's prime ministerial candidate.
Days of torrential rains have unleashed floods in southeast India that have killed dozens of people and forced the evacuation of more than 70,000 others from hundreds of low-lying villages.
India's newest planned airline, a joint venture of the Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, expects to win swift regulatory clearance and be able to start flying by mid-next year, the carrier's chairman said.
At least 10 civilians have been wounded as Pakistani troops fired guns and mortar shells at more than a dozen Indian border posts overnight in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, an official said Friday.
India's Supreme Court Thursday awarded a record payout of almost a million U.S. dollars for medical negligence to a campaigning American doctor who said the ruling set vital precedents and would help save lives.
A decades-long dispute between members of one of India's royal families over palaces, diamonds and other items worth billions of dollars has been settled, a family member said.