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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

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 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 plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

India could issue millions of cows with unique identification numbers, the latest effort to protect the sacred animals amid a spike

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