Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party on Saturday scored a landslide win in India's most politically important state of Uttar Pradesh, a victory that is likely to shore up his chances for a second term in office.
India's economic growth fell to 7 per cent in the quarter ending December, taking a hit from the government's recent demonetization move, but the country remains the world's fastest growing major economy.
Indian Premier Narendra Modi on Saturday promised to ease the cash crisis triggered by the government's shock move to discontinue high denomination notes even as he announced incentives for the poor and farmers.
The Indian government announced several measures on Wednesday to promote digital money transfers and ease cash flows in rural areas following its demonetization of high value currency notes as opposition parties ramped up protests.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered Vietnam a credit line of 500 million dollars to help the country strengthen its military capacity in the wake of growing tensions in the South China Sea.
Tensions between India and Pakistan rose Monday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi touched on Pakistan's Balochistan province in his Independence Day speech, one day after Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain talked about India-administered Kashmir.
The United States is an "indispensable partner" in India's rapid economic growth and efforts to relieve poverty, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday in an address to a joint session of the US Congress.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and shared his company's plans to expand in the country while also discussing issues such as cybersecurity and data encryption.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid a wreath Wednesday at one of the sites attacked in last week's triple bomb blasts in Brussels, ahead of talks with EU officials focusing on counterterrorism efforts and trade.