Indians have declared almost US$10 billion in hidden wealth under a government amnesty on tax evasion, as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's moves to crack down on huge piles of black money.
In India, the world's fastest-growing economy where millions still live in poverty, the remuneration of chief executive officers (CEOs) in top companies is going up. In fact, they are likely to be earning double of what they were paid just two years ago.
India's outgoing central bank chief Raghuram Rajan warned countries against a rush to low interest rates as his tenure as governor of the Reserve Bank of India came to an end.
A Garo tribal woman walks past a paddy field in Tura, in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya, Saturday, Sept. 3. More than 70 percent of India's 1.25 billion citizens are engaged in agriculture.
Millions of public sector workers went on strike across India Friday protesting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plans for greater privatization and a proposed minimum wage hike they say is inadequate.
A Kashmiri man pushes his bicycle carrying a cooking gas cylinder as it rains in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Sunday, Aug. 28. The area's development has been held back by years of conflict, which has intensified in recent weeks.
An India-backed company planning to build a massive coal mine in Australia welcomed a court's decision Monday to dismiss a legal challenge raising environmental concerns over the project's impact on the Great Barrier Reef.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India was becoming the world's most attractive destination for foreign investors Monday, using his annual Independence Day speech to trumpet sweeping tax reforms designed to spur growth.
India's outgoing central bank chief insisted he had laid the foundations for sustainable growth in the world's best-performing major economy after keeping interest rates on hold in his final policy review Tuesday.
Migrant barbers from other parts of India attend to their Kashmiri customers inside a rented house where they stay during curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, Aug. 7. The barbers have not been able to open their shops due to protests and curfew continuing across the valley amid outrage over the killing of a top rebel leader by Indian troops in early July.