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India approves new defence policy to boost local companies

India’s cabinet on Wednesday approved a long-awaited policy to boost local manufacturing of high-tech defence equipment and cut down reliance on

Indian police make arrests after mobs lynch eight

Indian police said Monday they had arrested nearly two dozen people on charges including murder and rioting after a wave of

India amends law to oust squatting politicians from official homes

India has redrafted a law to allow politicians to be forcibly removed from official homes within three days of leaving office,

India allows abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

A 10-year-old girl who was raped will be allowed to have an abortion even though she has crossed the 20-week limit

India appeals to UN court to halt execution of ‘spy’

India on Monday urged the UN’s top court to stop Pakistan executing an Indian national convicted of spying, as Islamabad hit

Five men beaten, arrested, in India over alleged cow killing

Indian police Friday arrested five men for “animal cruelty” after they were caught skinning a buffalo and beaten on suspicion of

India’s top court rules tycoon Mallya guilty of contempt

New Delhi (AFP) – Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, once dubbed the “King of Good Times”, was found guilty of

India finding it hard to end love affair with cash

New Delhi (AFP) – Fat wads of bank notes move across counters in Old Delhi’s gold and diamond district

India call on Shami for Champion’s Trophy campaign

India recalled fast bowler Mohammed Shami to the squad that will defend the Champions Trophy title after suspending a battle over

In a Kolkata market, the flower men wear their wares

Story and Photographs by Ken Hermann A few years ago I was on an assignment in India. I had a day