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High hopes for India's economy after elections

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office five years ago, he launched a series of ambitious economic programs, including "Make in India," "Skill India" and "Digital...

India election chiefs ban web series on PM Narendra Modi

The Election Commission of India on Saturday ordered producers to stop streaming a web series about Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid concerns it could give him an unfair advantage in the country'...

India Supreme Court rattled by sexual harassment case

Last Friday, a former employee at India's Supreme Court filed sexual harassment charges against India's chief justice, Ranjan Gogoi (main picture), accusing him of making unwanted sexual advan...

Belt and Road Forum: Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor failing?

China on Tuesday reiterated its faith in the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project in its global Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Beijing also lauded Pakistan...

India elections: Why are Kashmiris not voting?

Security was beefed up in India-administered Kashmir on Monday, as voters headed to the polls to elect members of Parliament. Reportedly, almost no votes were cast at Kulgam-Anantnag constituency. In ...

Masood Azhar's blacklisting likely to benefit Modi, BJP in India election

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) received a major electoral boost on Wednesday after a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) committee blacklisted Masood Azhar...

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have any foreign policy experience prior to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking over the reins of the country following a remarkable general election vi...

Pakistan: Gunmen target luxury hotel in China-funded port city

Gunmen stormed a five-star hotel in the southwestern Pakistani port city of Gwadar on Saturday, prompting an hourslong shootout with security forces in which one hotel guard and the attackers were kil...

India elections — Narendra Modi's fandom persists despite spotty record

Amid breathtakingly polluted air and a sun beating down through the smog, the crowd at New Delhi's Ramlila Ground would have been forgiven for being low-energy. But as they gathered over the cours...

Sweet food, bitter effect in India and Bangladesh

"It's something that's not going to go away," said Rohin Sarin, a 17-year-old diabetic in New Delhi. His friends in their blue and brown school uniform know that Rohin always needs h...

Hungary confirms plan to buy medium-range missiles from US

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister has confirmed his country's plans to buy medium-range air defense missiles from the United States. Viktor Orban said Friday on state...

Sweet food, bitter effect in India and Bangladesh

"It's something that's not going to go away," said Rohin Sarin, a 17-year-old diabetic in New Delhi. His friends in their blue and brown school uniform know that Rohin always needs h...