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Two die, more feared dead in blast at Indian explosives factory

Two workers died and as many as 14 more were feared dead at the site of an explosives factory blast in southern India, police said.

Disparity in Indian sex ratio is increasing, latest report shows

The number of Indian girls born compared to that for boys continues to decline, census data shows, despite nationwide campaigns to boost female birth levels.

Modi: India's water will not be allowed to flow into Pakistan

India will exercise full control over its share of river waters that flow into Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday amid a row over a key water treaty between the hostile neighbours...

India pushes digital payments amid currency crackdown, protests

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...

India train accident toll reaches 149; railways mull safety issues

The death toll from the weekend train derailment in northern India reached 149, but officials said Tuesday that it would rise as at least 60 people were critically injured.

Anger grows in India amid cash swap crisis

Indians were still scrambling for cash on Saturday, the fourth day after the withdrawal of high-denomination notes as part of an anti-graft crackdown that political leaders say will benefit the...

Banks out of cash, ATMs empty as India grapples with demonetization

ATMs across India ran out of cash by mid-morning Friday, three days after the government withdrew its highest-denomination currency notes as part of a crackdown on corruption.

13 killed in Indian factory fire

Thirteen people were killed and several injured in a fire in a garment factory on the outskirts of the Indian capital, police said.

Manic rush at Indian banks as customers swap defunct currency notes

Indians waited in long queues outside banks on Thursday to exchange money after the country's highest-denomination currency notes were withdrawn as part of a government crackdown on corruption....

Britain opens trade talks with India as it prepares for Brexit

Britain on Monday launched talks to boost trade with India, the world's fastest growing major economy, as it seeks a new global role following its decision to exit the European Union.

Delhi halts construction, diesel generators in air pollution battle

Cricket matches were cancelled Sunday and school holidays extended as air pollution levels in the Indian capital continued to hover way above safe levels with no sign of respite.

Indian soldier killed in Pakistan border firing in Kashmir

An Indian soldier was killed and two civilians injured Sunday as Pakistani troops fired mortar shells across the de facto border known as the Line of Control in Kashmir, an Indian Army spokesman...

Thirty dead in pair of Indian road accidents

At least 16 people died Saturday when their bus plunged down a gorge into a river in the northern Indian hill state of Himachal Pradesh, police said.

Report: Leopard burnt alive by villagers in India

A leopard was burnt to death by angry villagers soon after it killed a girl in India's western state of Gujarat, a news report said Friday.

Britain's May in key India visit to develop post-Brexit ties

Britain's Theresa May visits India early next week in what could reveal her strategy on forging non-European Union alliances alongside a hardline approach to immigration.