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Modi party picks firebrand to head India’s biggest state

NEW DELHI (AFP) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s right-wing party Saturday picked a controversial firebrand leader to head India’s

India’s top diplomat to visit US after Kansas killing

New Delhi (AFP) – New Delhi’s top diplomat will

India’s Modi congratulates Trump, thanks for ‘friendship’

NEW DELHI, India | AFP, 11/9/2016 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday tweeted his congratulations to Donald Trump for winning the

Historic mosque in India agrees to lift ban on women entering

NEW DELHI (AFP) – A historic mosque in India agreed on Monday (Oct 24) to scrap a ban on women entering its

India’s home auctioneers raise gavel on unwanted goods

by Emily Ford NEW DELHI, India | AFP | On a scorching rooftop in a smart neighbourhood in the Indian capital, 40 Delhiites

India moves to ban booming commercial surrogacy business

NEW DELHI, India | AFP | 8/24/2016 -India’s government Wednesday approved plans to ban the booming commercial surrogacy industry, a move that would

Pramukh Swami Maharaj passes away

During his lifetime, he created and consecrated 1,100 temples and giant cultural complexes like Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi and Gandhinagar.


Indian state to hunt for ‘life-saving’ mythical plant

NEW DELHI, India | AFP | 7/28/2016 – A northern Indian state will soon begin a multi-million dollar search in the Himalayas for

Priyanka Chopra vouches for ‘Fair Start Campaign’

NEW DELHI, JULY 5 (IANS) – Actress Priyanka Chopra as a Unicef goodwill ambassador on Tuesday raised the pitch for a fair start

Universities are laboratories of thoughts, says US Ambassador Richard Verma

by Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury,

NEW DELHI:In comments that assume significance in the backdrop of the crisis roiling Jawaharlal Nehru University and the raging