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India, Britain discuss cooperation ahead of climate summit

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Britain on Friday discussed technical and infrastructure cooperation to help India grow in a clean and sustainable way and the possibility of New Delhi making what was descr...

1 dead after jumping from 19th floor to escape Mumbai fire

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least one person died after jumping from the 19th floor to escape a fire that engulfed a 61-story luxury apartment building in Mumbai in western India on Friday, a fire official sa...

India, China army commanders meet to defuse border tensions

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Chinese army commanders have discussed steps to disengage troops from key friction areas along their disputed border to ease a 17-month standoff that has sometimes led to d...

India, Denmark broaden green transition cooperation

NEW DELHI (AP) — The leaders of India and Denmark on Saturday signed agreements to intensify their cooperation in fighting climate change, ahead of a major climate change conference to be held this mo...

India announces COVID-19 tests and quarantine for Britons

NEW DELHI (AP) — India said Friday that British nationals arriving in the country will be subjected to COVID-19 tests and a 10-day mandatory quarantine, in response to the same measures imposed on Ind...

Indian court allows women to apply to defense academy

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that women will be able to take the entrance examination for the national defense academy in November for the first time, opening the way for ...

India, Australia call for global action in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI (AP) — Top ministers from India and Australia on Saturday called for international anti-terror efforts in Afghanistan, bolstering mutual security ties and blunting China's growing regional a...

Landslides in western India kill 47, while floods trap more

NEW DELHI (AP) — Landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains hit parts of western India, killing at least 47 people, officials said Friday. More than 1,000 people trapped by floodwaters were rescued. ...

Indian farmers protest agriculture laws near Parliament

NEW DELHI (AP) — More than 200 farmers demonstrated Thursday near India’s Parliament to mark eight months of protests against agricultural laws they say will devastate their livelihoods. ...

Indian, Chinese foreign ministers discuss border standoff

NEW DELHI (AP) — The foreign ministers of India and China met in Tajikistan on Wednesday with New Delhi stressing that a military standoff along a mountainous border area was profoundly disturbing the...

India's Modi drops 12 Cabinet ministers in massive reshuffle

NEW DELHI (AP) — In a massive Cabinet revamp, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dropped 12 senior Cabinet ministers on Wednesday and inducted a younger team aimed at refurbishing his government’s im...

Dilip Kumar, Bollywood's great 'Tragedy King,' dies at 98

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar, hailed as the “Tragedy King” and one of Hindi cinema's greatest actors, died Wednesday in a Mumbai hospital after a prolonged illness. He was 98. ...

India virus death toll tops 400,000; experts say it's higher

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Friday crossed the grim milestone of more than 400,000 people lost to the coronavirus, a number that though massive is still thought to be a vast undercount because of a lack...

Cases rise, pressure grows on Modi to impose strict lockdown

NEW DELHI (AP) — With coronavirus cases still surging to record levels, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing growing pressure to impose a harsh nationwide lockdown amid a debate whether restr...

India hits another grim record as it scrambles oxygen supply

NEW DELHI (AP) — Infections in India hit another grim daily record on Thursday as demand for medical oxygen jumped seven-fold and the government denied reports that it was slow in distributing life-sa...