Updated Monday, August 17, 2015 0:01 am TWN
India summoned Pakistan's envoy in New Delhi Sunday to protest against the weekend killing of at least half a dozen civilians in border firings, hiking tensions ahead of talks between the nuclear-armed rivals.
Former Bihar, India Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra has launched an offensive against the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) government in Bihar, saying it is raising the issue of "special status" to the state not for development, but to cover up its failures.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Saturday that corruption was eating away at India "like a termite" as he used an independence day speech to pledge his commitment to eradicating corruption and poverty.
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A train crushed six people, including three children, to death in eastern India Thursday in the second accident this week to hit the nation's crumbling rail network, a police officer said.
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Two passenger trains derailed after being hit by flash floods on a bridge in central India, killing at least 27 people in the latest deadly accident on the nation's crumbling rail network.
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At the stroke of midnight Friday, tens of thousands of stateless people who were stranded for decades along the poorly defined border between India and Bangladesh will finally get to choose their citizenship, as the two countries swapped more than 150 pockets of land to settle the demarcation line dividing them.
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