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China, India urge further measures to ease border tensions

BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and India are urging further steps to stabilize tensions along their disputed border following the pullback of forces from an area where a deadly clash br...

Pakistani, Indian militaries agree to stop firing in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Rival neighbors Pakistan and India have pledged to stop firing weapons across the border in disputed Kashmir, promising to adhere to a 2003 accord that has been largely ignored, offic...

Indian court orders climate activist to jail custody

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Friday ordered a 22-year-old climate activist to spend three days in jail under court custody in a case that critics say highlights a growing crackdown on dissent u...

Indian police arrest climate activist for supporting farmers

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian climate activist has been arrested for circulating a document on social media that allegedly incited protesting farmers to turn violent last month, leaving one protester dea...

Indian rescuers find 11 more bodies after glacier flooding

NEW DELHI (AP) — Rescuers searching muck-filled ravines and valleys for survivors after the sudden collapse of a Himalayan glacier triggered massive flooding in northern India a week ago found 11 more...

India's top court takes up social media content

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s top court on Friday sought the government and Twitter’s response to a petition seeking a mechanism to check fake news, hate messages and what officials consider seditious and ...

India's government toughens stand against protesting farmers

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s agriculture minister defended new agriculture reform laws in Parliament on Friday, dampening hopes of a quick settlement with tens of thousands of farmers who have been demand...

India has high hopes ties with US will deepen under Biden

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has high hopes its ties with the United States will deepen under President Joe Biden, who was a key proponent of the 2008 civil nuclear deal between the countries and whose new ...

India's opposition shuns Parliament, backs farmers' demands

NEW DELHI (AP) — Major Indian opposition parties boycotted the opening day of Parliament’s budget session Friday in solidarity with farmers engaged in a 2-month standoff over new agricultural laws the...

India invites investors to help develop manufacturing hub

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s prime minister on Thursday invited foreign investors to take advantage of the country’s $26 billion incentive-linked program and help the country become a manufacturing hub. ...

India says China ties at crossroads amid border standoff

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Thursday said its relationship with China is at a crossroads with the months-old military standoff in mountainous border areas profoundly disturbing the ties. ...

Talks between Indian farmers, government reach stalemate

NEW DELHI (AP) — Talks between leaders of protesting farmers and the Indian government ended abruptly in a stalemate Friday when the agriculture minister said he had nothing more to offer than an 18-m...

India starts supplying COVID-19 shots to neighboring nations

NEW DELHI (AP) — India began supplying coronavirus vaccines to its neighboring countries on Wednesday, as the world’s largest vaccine making nation strikes a balance between maintaining enough doses t...

WHO chief lambasts vaccine profits, demands elderly go first

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers' profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it’s “not right” that younger, healthier adults in wealthy countries get vacc...

Talks remain deadlocked between Indian farmers, government

NEW DELHI (AP) — Talks between the Indian government and representatives of tens of thousands of protesting farmers remained deadlocked Friday, with the government refusing to scrap new agricultural r...