India, China both say border disengagement process under way

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and China said Monday that they had made progress disengaging frontline troops from a months-long standoff along a disputed part of their border where a brawl in June left 20 In...

India to buy 33 Russian fighter aircraft for $2.43 billion

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s defense ministry on Thursday approved the purchase of 21 Russian MiG-29 and 12 Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter aircraft costing $2.43 billion to augment its air force as the country f...

India, China hold inconclusive talks on ending army face-off

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Chinese military commanders met for a third time in an attempt to ease a monthlong face-off over disputed territory and emphasized the need for a phased deescalation of ten...

AP Explains: What's behind latest India-China border tension

NEW DELHI (AP) — Tensions along the China-India border high in the Himalayas have flared again in recent weeks. Indian officials say the latest row began in early May, when Chinese ...

India-Nepal territorial dispute flares over road to Tibet

NEW DELHI (AP) — A long-running territorial dispute between India and Nepal has flared over a new Indian-built road to a revered Hindu pilgrimage site in Tibet that Nepal says passes through its terri...

India ups foreign investment in defense manufacturing to 74%

NEW DELHI (AP) — India announced Saturday that global companies can now invest up to 74% in the country’s defense manufacturing units, up from 49%, without requiring any government approval. ...

No jobs, no future: An army of India's migrants heads home

NEW DELHI (AP) — Tens of thousands of impoverished migrant workers are on the move across India, walking on highways and railway tracks or riding trucks, buses and crowded trains in blazing heat. ...

India announces reforms to help millions of poor farmers

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Friday announced agricultural market reforms and investment in facilities like cold storage warehouses to improve earnings for farmers who make up more than 60% of India’s 1....

Opposition blames gov't for New Delhi rioting that killed 52

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s powerful lower house of Parliament on Wednesday debated the worst Hindu-Muslim violence in decades in the Indian capital, with an angry opposition demanding a judicial probe a...

Indian depositors scramble for money from stressed bank

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s finance minister assured panicky depositors Friday that their money is safe after the central bank took control of cash-strapped private Yes Bank while working on a rescue pla...

Violence in Indian capital casts shadow over Trump's visit

NEW DELHI (AP) — An angry group of Hindus carrying pickaxes and iron rods hurled rocks Tuesday at Muslims in a fresh round of violent protests in the Indian capital over a new citizenship law, with at...

Protests, prayers in Indian capital ahead of Trump's visit

NEW DELHI (AP) — As President Donald Trump was being feted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday, Hindu nationalist and communist groups held pro- an...

Modi says Indian Muslims had nothing to fear in new law

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Parliament on Thursday that Indian Muslims had nothing to fear from a new citizenship law and accused opposition parties of toeing rival Pakistan's propaganda to c...

India projects rosy economic growth next year after slump

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government projects the economy will grow up to 6.5% in the next fiscal year, starting in April, and hopes to follow China's example in developing labor intensive industries a...

India, Brazil agree to boost ties in IT, biofuel and mining

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Brazil on Saturday agreed to boost trade and investment across a range of fields such as defense, mining, biofuel, cybersecurity, food, the environment and health. ...