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Fire destroys THREE butcher shops in Uttar Pradesh as police say they can’t rule out arson amid crackdown on beef

Arson has not been ruled out after blazes tore through three butcher’s shops in Uttar Pradesh, days after the

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

In India, a new banking system to reach the masses

At a furniture store outside India’s capital, a salesman scans the manager’s ID and takes her fingerprint on a biometric device

Cash handler held over toy notes in India ATM

Indian police have arrested a cash handler after notes in a state bank ATM were replaced with children’s toy bills, an

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday in the latest triumph for its

India to launch 104 satellites in record mission

India hopes to make history by launching a record 104 satellites from a single rocket Wednesday as its famously frugal space

Banks set to remove cash withdrawal limits which followed demonetisation, as interest rates are kept on hold

Cash withdrawal limits will be removed entirely from March 13, the Reserve Bank of India said on Wednesday –

How drugs are used to woo voters in India’s Punjab


Opium addict Rajendar usually has to beg, steal or borrow to get his fix but at election season in India’s

India boosts spending and cuts taxes as cash ban bites

India’s finance minister pledged to raise spending on the rural poor and halved the basic rate of income tax in his

School bus crash in northern India leaves 13 dead

A school bus carrying dozens of pupils collided with a truck in northern India on Thursday, killing 13 people, officials said.