Hindus in India set to build temple at razed mosque site

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — As Hindus prepare to celebrate the groundbreaking of a long-awaited temple at a disputed ground in northern India, Muslims say they have no firm plans yet to build a new mosque a...

Police: Tainted alcohol kills 69 people in northern India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police arrested 25 people on suspicion of selling tainted alcohol that killed at least 69 people this week in northern Punjab state, a police officer said on Saturday. ...

Indian, Chinese soldiers disengaging after deadly clash

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Chinese front-line troops are disengaging in the western sector of their disputed border, but the process is intricate and requires constant verification, an Indian army sp...

Google to invest $4.5 billion in India's Jio digital company

NEW DELHI (AP) — Google plans to invest $4.5 billion in India’s Jio Platforms Ltd, the company announced Wednesday, taking a 7.7% stake in the digital services company owned by multi-billion dollar Re...

India says Indian, Chinese troops disengaging from standoff

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s external affairs minister said Saturday that Indian and Chinese troops are disengaging from a monthslong standoff along the countries' undemarcated border following a clash la...

Chinese envoy: Indian, Chinese troops disengaging in Ladakh

NEW DELHI (AP) — China's ambassador to India said Friday that Indian and Chinese front-line troops are disengaging in accordance with an agreement reached by military commanders following a clash last...

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...