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Murder of Indian politician sets stage for election bloodshed

Several thousand activists paraded through a West Bengal town Sunday with the body of a politician whose killing opened a campaign of violence ahead...

Pensioners head to India in search of Real Marigold Hotel experience

As the BBC’s The Real Marigold Hotel returns to TV screens for a second season, many elderly Britons are following in the footsteps of...

India’s air passenger traffic to touch 1.1 billion in 2040

India's air passenger traffic is expected to grow six-fold to 1.1 billion and the number of operational airports increase to around 200 in 2040,...

Modi recounts self-discovery solo jungle trips

Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi has claimed that he used to spend days “reflecting” alone in the jungle, in a new interview seeking to...

India unveils budget for recovery, and the poor, after cash crackdown

India unveiled a budget on Wednesday (1) to help the poor with hikes in government spending and cuts in taxes as prime minister Narendra...

India to participate in PISA in 2021

India will participate in the International Student Assessment (PISA), which tests the learning levels of 15-year-old students, in 2021. The HRD Ministry signed an agreement...

China denounces India hosting Dalai Lama in disputed region

China said on Wednesday that India's decision to host Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on a contested stretch of land on the India-China...

British man separated from wife speaks about “unbelievable” visa rules

A BRITISH Asian man from London who is separated 4,000 miles from his Indian wife because of UK income rules has spoken out about...

Ban call on Coke and Pepsi by Tamil Nadu traders body comes into effect

A call by the Traders Federation in Tamil Nadu to ban sales of Coca Cola and Pepsi soft drinks came into effect on Wednesday...

New e-commerce rules jolt Amazon.com in India as products vanish

India's revised e-commerce rules caused widespread disruption on Amazon's India website when they kicked in on Friday, forcing the company to take down its key grocery...