India signed a formal agreement Friday to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France's Dassault for 7.9 billion euros (US$8.8 billion), one of its biggest defense deals in decades.
Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have charged a leading human rights activist under a controversial security law and rearrested him, shortly after a court ordered him freed, a police officer said Thursday.
Hundreds of thousands of monks, devotees and tourists have flocked to India's remote Ladakh region for a rare Buddhist festival, dubbed the "Kumbh Mela of the Himalayas" by promoters.
Indian police said Friday they have arrested a prominent Kashmiri activist who was this week prevented from travelling to Geneva, where he had been due to brief U.N. officials on the strife-torn region.
Hindu devotees participate in a procession towards the Arabian Sea where a giant idol of the elephant-headed god Ganesha will be immersed on the final day of the ten-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Sept. 15.
One was the poster boy of Indian Kashmir's uprising, the other a seemingly random victim of a surge of violence that shows little sign of ending.
Incidents of looting and vandalism eased Tuesday in parts of India's information technology hub of Bangalore after authorities imposed a curfew amid widespread protests overnight over India's top court ordering the southern state of Karnataka to release water from a disputed river to a neighboring state.
Indian Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Sept. 13.
A police officer and four militants were killed in separate incidents Sunday in Indian administered-Kashmir as hundreds of residents clashed with security forces in the region hit by weeks of deadly unrest.
An Indian villager offers prayers over the bodies of two female elephants after they were electrocuted next to an electricity pole at Kiranchandra Tea Garden, on the outskirts of Siliguri on Saturday, Sept. 10.