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.
When trader Vivek Mehra buys artwork from the remote corners of India, he braces himself for a world of pain as he navigates the country's notoriously complex tax system.
India's upper house of parliament on Wednesday passed a landmark tax reform bill that will pave the way for the introduction of a new national sales tax, creating a common market across the country for the first time.
India has the most transparent companies while Chinese firms are the most opaque, according to a global anti-graft watchdog's survey released Monday that assesses efforts by emerging market companies to fight corruption.
India has triggered the escape clause on dozens of bilateral investment treaties, aiming to renegotiate toward securing better protection from foreign litigation.