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Modi assures Kashmir situation will normalise in 4 months

India PM says necessary steps taken to maintain security in country's only Muslim-majority state.

Modi tells Xi summit will launch ‘new era’ for India and...

Modern rivalry between the two countries dates back to decades ago over territory disputes and border standoffs.

While hosting Xi, Modi goes trash picking on beach

Plastic bottles, banana skins and other litter didn’t escape Indian PM’s 'prying eyes'.

India’s Modi rides nationalist fervour ahead of election

Polls predict Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) alliance will just win a parliamentary majority, a sharp drop from his commanding mandate five years ago

Low India inflation is double-edged sword for Modi before polls

Narendra Modi's stint as Prime Minister has resulted in low inflation due to falling food prices, cutting farmers’ incomes and pushing up debt levels.

India toughens crackdown on Kashmir – more detained, movement curbed

Authorities overnight detained 60 more people from the Jamaat-e-Islami, besides more than 100 held the previous night.

Saudi prince sees US$100 billion investment in India

Saudi's Mohammed Salman saw US$100 billion investment opportunities in India and signed a MoU with Pakistan to help fuel the latter's economy.

India’s newly launched fast train hits cattle hurdle

On the Vande Bharat Express' return to the capital, a collision with a cow disrupted electricity supply to four carriages and damaged the brake system.

‘Lord’ Modi just like the British, India’s Gandhi says

Gandhi hopes to unseat Modi in the vote due by May.

How Bezos lost out to billionaire Ambani in poll-bound India

The vote, which must be held by May, has increased the influence of local retailers that lobbied for growth-crimping curbs on the US giants.

Indian state chief stages sit-in against Modi over graft probe

Mamata Banerjee, the firebrand chief minister of West Bengal, began the protest overnight in the state capital, Kolkata.

Camels, stunts and military might as India marks Republic Day

Around 25,000 police and paramilitary forces were deployed across the city for the event.

New alliance increases pressure on India’s ruling party

The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) say they would set aside their differences to jointly fight Modi in the bedrock state.

India cuts tax rates on some goods under national sales tax

The GST council, headed by India's finance minister Arun Jaitley, agreed to lower the tax on some goods including televisions, batteries and movie tickets.

India govt does not need central bank funds yet, says finance...

Jaitley says his government respects the institution's independence.

India seeks to reassure markets on deregulation of fuel prices

Modi's government assures investors it will not go back to regulating fuel prices.

Hugs as Putin touts missiles in India

Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugged as they went into talks in the Indian capital, underling the apparent warm rapport that the two strongmen leaders have built up in recent years.

India’s Modi faces calls for resignation over French jet deal

Hollande, who cleared the intergovernmental deal when he was in office, was quoted as saying New Delhi had put pressure on Dassault to choose Reliance.

India’s Modi calls for talks with Pakistan in letter to new...

An Indian foreign ministry official confirmed Modi wrote to Khan and expressed India's commitment to build good neighbourly relations between India and Pakistan.

More heavy rains likely in India’s Kerala as flood death toll...

The weather office warned of more heavy "red" category rains on Saturday as tens of thousands of people were still stuck on the rooftops of houses and community centres.

Modi says ‘sleeping elephant’ India has woken up

Modi announced that an ambitious health insurance scheme will be rolled out on September 25.

India sasar hantar rakyat ke angkasa lepas menjelang 2022

Perdana menterinya berkata, India akan menjadi negara ke-4 di dunia yang menghantar manusia ke angkasa lepas.

India tackling rising hate speech in the world’s biggest election

The Election Commission of India has established a panel to examine the growing use of platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook and Youtube and recommend ways to deal with violations.

Indian PM confident of bigger win in 2019 elections

Narendra Modi predicts that the BJP will 'break all records' of seats won by NDA in the past.