At least 50 killed as trains collide in India

At least 50 people were killed and 350 injured when two passenger trains collided in the eastern Indian state of Odisha yesterday, Indian media reported.

WASHINGTON VISIT / Rahul takes a dig at Modi over China

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s handling of relations with China, saying Beijing was “occupying our territory,” while also taking a dig at the Hindu nationalist leader over the country’s religious polarization.

Transmission Line: Nepal can now use transmission line in India

Nepal yesterday got New Delhi’s green signal for selling power to Bangladesh using the Indian transmission line, giving a boost to sub-regional cooperation in power trading.

Indian official suspended for draining reservoir to recover phone

A government official in Chhattisgarh, a central Indian state, had millions of litres of water drained from a reservoir over four consecutive days amid a scorching summer just so that he could retrieve his expensive phone, sparking off a public furore over the bureaucrat's abuse of power.

Nepal PM to visit India next week

Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kumar Dahal will visit India next week and hold talks with Narendra Modi to strengthen the historically deep ties between the two countries.

Modi strikes migration deal with Australia

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese signed a new agreement on migration yesterday.

India is not what the media shows: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has accused India's BJP government of "threatening" the people and "misusing" the country's probe agencies, and attacked the Indian media for projecting a narrative that suits the saffron party

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Differences on Ukraine won’t hurt ties with India: US

The friendship between the United States and India has never been stronger and disagreements over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine won’t hinder ties between the two, Washington’s new ambassador to New Delhi said yesterday.

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10 pilgrims killed as bus falls off bridge in Jammu

At least 10 people were killed and 57 injured today when a double-decker bus fell into a gorge after skidding off a bridge in India’s Jammu district..The bus was carrying pilgrims to Katra from Amritsar and met with the accident in Jhajjar Kotli area, reports our New Delhi correspondent qu

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Modi inaugurates new parliament

Flanked by priests, Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a new Indian parliament yesterday in a ceremony steeped in religious symbolism but boycotted by opposition parties.

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Indian cops detain protesting wrestlers

Indian police yesterday dragged away and detained two Olympic wrestlers and dozens of others as they tried to march to parliament demanding the arrest of the sport’s federation chief over allegations of sexual harassment and intimidation.

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40 insurgents shot dead by security forces: Manipur CM

Chief Minister of northeastern Indian state of Manipur N Biren Singh today said nearly 40 armed militants involved in torching of houses and firing at civilians have been killed by security forces since they began an operation to restore peace in the state hit by ethnic violence since early this month

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India abusing G20 with Kashmir meet: Pak FM

India is “abusing” its presidency of the G20 by holding a tourism conference in the portion of disputed Kashmir it controls, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari told AFP.

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India hands over 20 broad gauge locomotives to Bangladesh

Twenty broad gauge (BG) locomotives were virtually handed over to Bangladesh in a ceremony held today at the Rail Bhavan in New Delhi

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India makes lab tests mandatory for cough syrup export

Amid global concerns over the quality of cough syrup supplied by India, New Delhi has issued a notification detailing the guidelines for export of such syrups..The guidelines stipulated that exporters must test their products at specified government laboratories from June 1 before applying

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Docu on Modi: BBC gets summons from Indian court

India’s Delhi High Court yesterday issued a summons to British broadcaster BBC in a defamation case over its documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi that questioned his leadership during the 2002 Gujarat riots.

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