A cargo truck crashed into two minivans packed with laborers headed to work early Thursday in northeast India, killing 30 people, including 13 children, police said.
India's Hindu temples are resisting divulging their gold holdings — perhaps nearly half the amount held in Fort Knox — amid mistrust of the motives of authorities who are trying to cut a hefty import bill that is hurting the economy.
The head of India's ruling party strongly defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday, just days after her son heaped embarrassment on him and his government over a move to protect convicted MPs.
Pakistan's leader Sunday held his first talks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who has demanded the neighbor must crack down on Islamic extremists for any improvement in ties.
The confirmed death toll from the collapse of a residential block in Mumbai rose to 60 on Sunday as the search ended with all the missing accounted for, officials said.
Ruling Congress party scion Rahul Gandhi's rejection of a government decree to protect convicted lawmakers has “dropped a bomb” on India's premier and made it uncertain whether he can remain in office, newspapers said Saturday.
Police were investigating a shooting near a military convoy in the main city of India-held Kashmir on Saturday, two days after twin attacks by suspected militants left 13 people dead and put the region on high alert.
Frantic relatives kept up a vigil Saturday at the site of a collapsed apartment building that killed at least 42 people in India's financial capital of Mumbai, as the search for survivors grew bleak. Rescuers found just one person alive during the day.
A residential building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai early Friday, killing at least eight people and sending rescuers racing to reach dozens of people feared trapped in the rubble.
Lawyers for four men sentenced to death for raping and murdering a young woman on a New Delhi bus challenged the verdicts at a High Court hearing Tuesday.