Police efforts to evict thousands of people squatting in a makeshift protest camp in the heart of a north Indian city ended in bloodshed as people opened fire from treetops and police retaliated, leaving at least 24 people dead, police said Friday.
An Indian court convicted two dozen Hindus on Thursday over a massacre during religious riots 14 years ago when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was chief minister of Gujarat state.
More than 2,000 Indians contracted HIV over a 17-month period after receiving blood transfusions, data from the national AIDS body showed Wednesday.
A fire at one of India's largest military ammunition depots Tuesday killed at least 17 soldiers and injured scores more, officials said, as footage showed flames lighting up the night sky.1 Comment
India's economy grew 7.6 percent in 2015-16, official figures showed Tuesday, retaining its place as the world's fastest-growing major economy and providing a boost to the right-wing government as it marks two years in power.
India police have arrested two men over the gang-rape of a teenage girl whose body was found hanging from a tree, a senior officer said Monday, a grim reminder of a similar case in the same state.
NEW DELHI - Police said Sunday they arrested five Indians accused of assaulting Africans in New Delhi, after African diplomats urged the Indian government to ensure the safety of their nationals living in the country.
Warning of strict action against people stashing black money, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said prosecution would be initiated against those found to have parked funds illegally in accounts named in "Panama Papers."
Lobsang Sangay was sworn in for his second term as prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile Friday and said he will make maximum efforts to achieve regional autonomy for Tibet during his five-year term, but will prepare a strategy for the next 50 years if it's unsuccessful.
An explosion tore through a chemical plant on Thursday, killing three workers and injuring up to 35 others in India's financial capital of Mumbai, officials said.