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‘Anarchist’  Arvind Kejriwal bids to halt Modi juggernaut in Delhi municipal polls
India’s prime minister pledges to end blackouts, provide Delhi 24-hour power
India and China in wary dance as Xi Jinping prepares for South Asia trip

Xi Jinping will start his first South Asia tour with a visit to Beijing’s latest US$1.4-billion investment in Sri Lanka, just 250km from India’s coast.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Xi Jinping will start his first South Asia tour with a visit to Beijing’s latest US$1.4-billion investment in Sri Lanka, just 250km from India’s coast.

India and China in wary dance as Xi Jinping prepares for South Asia trip
Bill Clinton warns Israel on ‘isolating itself from world opinion’

Former US president Bill Clinton has warned Israel about “isolating itself from world opinion” due to repeated conflicts in Gaza. More than 220 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have died during 10 days of Israeli bombing and shelling in retaliation for over 1,200 rocket attacks by Hamas militants.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Former US president Bill Clinton has warned Israel about “isolating itself from world opinion” due to repeated conflicts in Gaza. More than 220 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have died during 10 days of Israeli bombing and shelling in retaliation for over 1,200 rocket attacks by Hamas militants.

Bill Clinton warns Israel on ‘isolating itself from world opinion’
India PM Modi to visit Japan ‘likely in July’
Modi eyes power for the BJP as Obama makes pledge to new India leader
Indian parliament breaks up in deadlock

India’s parliament broke up on Friday at the end of a fruitless legislative session that was blocked by protests, leading to concern about the health of the world’s biggest democracy.

7 Sep 2012 - 8:30PM

India’s parliament broke up on Friday at the end of a fruitless legislative session that was blocked by protests, leading to concern about the health of the world’s biggest democracy.

Indian parliament breaks up in deadlock
India, China to resume joint military exercises

Joint military exercises between India and China will be resumed after a four-year gap, the Indian Defence Minister announced on Tuesday after talks in New Delhi with his Beijing counterpart.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Joint military exercises between India and China will be resumed after a four-year gap, the Indian Defence Minister announced on Tuesday after talks in New Delhi with his Beijing counterpart.

India, China to resume joint military exercises
 Mumbai gunman seeks Indian president’s mercy
Graft sum too small to be believed, says Indian minister
India urges Asian unity in battle against pirates
Indian PM heckled over reforms
Suu Kyi meets PM Singh on landmark India visit
Rahul Gandhi calls for economic reforms at Congress rally in India
India releases US$20 Aakash tablet computer for students
Indian gang-rape victim cremated in New Delhi, was due to marry

The victim of a gang-rape and murder that triggered an outpouring of grief and anger across India was cremated at a private ceremony on Sunday as it emerged she was planning to get married in February.

30 Dec 2012 - 4:05PM

The victim of a gang-rape and murder that triggered an outpouring of grief and anger across India was cremated at a private ceremony on Sunday as it emerged she was planning to get married in February.

Indian gang-rape victim cremated in New Delhi, was due to marry
Tendulkar to bat on at 40
20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
Tendulkar to bat on at 40
Unrest in Myanmar an international tragedy, says Suu Kyi
India gang-rape victim was to marry in weeks, neighbours say
Tibetan exiles to meet to rethink struggle over Beijing rule
Indian women arrested for Facebook post on Mumbai shutdown
India set to introduce death penalty in some rape cases
Bhutan aims to be first 100pc organic nation
China naval build-up 'major concern' for India

India’s navy chief said on Monday that Beijing’s growing maritime strength was a “major, major cause for concern” and pledged to support a state energy firm in its contentious search for oil in the South China Sea.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

India’s navy chief said on Monday that Beijing’s growing maritime strength was a “major, major cause for concern” and pledged to support a state energy firm in its contentious search for oil in the South China Sea.

China naval build-up 'major concern' for India
India's Singh heads to China to address 'areas of concern' with Beijing
India’s rupee crisis crimps middle class lifestyles
India celebrates Republic Day, warns Pakistan
Big tipping defence minister breaches protocol in India

China’s defence minister caused a diplomatic headache during his trip to India by offering nearly US$2,000 as a tip to two air force pilots who flew him from Mumbai to New Delhi.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

China’s defence minister caused a diplomatic headache during his trip to India by offering nearly US$2,000 as a tip to two air force pilots who flew him from Mumbai to New Delhi.

Big tipping defence minister breaches protocol in India
Six killed in factory fire in New Delhi
Gandhi says growth in India must help poor