Passengers aboard an Indian Indigo jet were evacuated Wednesday using emergency chutes after air traffic controllers warned the pilot about dense smoke as the plane landed at New Delhi airport.
A passenger train struck a crowded rickshaw, killing 21 people at a railway crossing in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a railway official said Tuesday.
The death toll from three days of flooding and torrential rain in Nepal and India rose to more than 180 people Monday, as relief teams sent food, tents and medicine to prevent any outbreaks of disease.
With steel machines hissing and whirring and staff studiously manning production lines, Sunder Rajan's factory about two hours southwest of New Delhi is prospering.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India must build up its military might to the point that no other country “dare cast an evil eye” on the South Asian nation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday that India had been shamed by a spate of rapes and attacks against women, and called on parents in this deeply misogynistic country to treat their sons and daughters equally in his first speech marking the country's independence from colonial rule.
The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu passed legislation Tuesday upholding the right of men to wear traditional wraparound garments known as “dhotis” in fancy clubs and end what lawmakers called “sartorial despotism.”
Narendra Modi accused Pakistan of waging a proxy war in Kashmir on Tuesday as he became the first Indian prime minister to visit the town of Kargil since more than 1,000 died in a battle fought there 15 years ago.
Flooding in eastern India has killed 45 people and displaced more than 300,000 in the past week, a senior official said Monday, adding that water levels were now gradually receding.
Stray canines roaming the Indian capital may soon find themselves attending police training school with civic authorities planning to turn the animals into security dogs, reports said Saturday.