Authorities on Sunday detained hundreds of Hindu nationalists in northern India for defying a ban on pilgrimages to a disputed holy site that has been the cause of deadly clashes between Hindus and Muslims.
Five men gang-raped a woman photographer in India's financial hub Mumbai, police said Friday, fuelling protests and stirring memories of a similar attack last December in New Delhi.
A train ran over a group of Hindu pilgrims at a crowded station in eastern India early Monday, killing at least 37 people. A mob infuriated by the deaths beat the driver severely and set fire to coaches, officials said.
Indian police said Saturday they had arrested a top militant accused of helping mastermind the 1993 Mumbai blasts and over 40 other deadly bomb attacks across the country.
India's navy on Friday retrieved four charred bodies from a submarine that exploded in a Mumbai dockyard, and said it was unlikely any of the other 14 missing crewmen would be found alive.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh warned Pakistan Thursday against “anti-India activity” as tensions rise between the nuclear-armed rivals over a deadly attack on Indian soldiers.
An Indian navy submarine crippled Wednesday by a pair of explosions that killed at least some of the 18 sailors aboard had been damaged in another deadly blast in 2010 and had been brought back into service only a few months ago.
Indian negotiators set a higher base price for the purchase of helicopters from AgustaWestland and frequently changed the bidding rules, the federal auditor said on Tuesday, making it harder for the government to complete the 560 million euro (US$744.43 million) deal.
India unveiled its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier on Monday, a landmark moment in the US$5 billion project that seeks to project the country's power and check the rising influence of China.
India announced on Saturday that its first indigenously built nuclear submarine is ready for sea trials, a step before it becomes fully operational, and called it a “giant stride” for the nation.