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India, Pakistan spar over alleged religious conversion of Hindu girls

India and Pakistan are quarrelling over reports of an alleged kidnapping and religious conversion of two Hindu girls in mostly Muslim Pakistan last week. The...

India’s Jet grounds seven more planes amid shutdown fears

India's debt-laden Jet Airways has grounded seven more planes after failing to pay for its aircraft leases, heaping pressure on its founder as a...

Indian forces kill seven militants in Kashmir as crackdown deepens

Indian security forces on Friday killed seven militants who they said belonged to Pakistan-based groups during four gunbattles in Kashmir - the highest number...

Indian court acquits four men in 2007 India-Pakistan train blast case

An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted four Hindu men accused of bombing a train between India and Pakistan in 2007 that killed 68 people,...

Indian jeweller Nirav Modi arrested in London, British police say

Fugitive billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi had been arrested in London on behalf of the Indian authorities, British police said on Wednesday. India had asked Britain...

Indian girl, 12, ‘raped and killed’ by brothers, uncle

Two brothers have been arrested in India for allegedly raping their 12-year-old sister who was later beheaded with a sickle, police said Wednesday. India has...

India government asked banks to save Jet, avoid bankruptcy -sources

India's government has asked state-run banks to rescue privately held Jet Airways without pushing it into bankruptcy, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to...

Indian tycoon Anil Ambani pays debt after court threatened jail

Indian tycoon Anil Ambani has settled a multi-million debt with Sweden's Ericsson, the company said Monday, after judges threatened the billionaire with jail if...

India’s former defence minister Parrikar dies

India's former defence minister Manohar Parrikar, a close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, passed away on Sunday at the age of 63. Parrikar had...

India confirms five nationals killed in Christchurch

Five Indian nationals were among the 50 worshippers killed in the Christchurch mosque attacks, with at least two others reported to be injured, officials...