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18 killed as Air India jet crashes at storm-hit Kerala airport

Fierce rain and winds lashed a plane carrying 190 people before it crash-landed and tore in two at an airport in southern India, killing...

Attacks force India to move Kashmiri village leaders to safety

India has shifted scores of village and municipality leaders, mostly from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party, to secure locations in Kashmir after a...

Serum Institute to get $150 million from Gates Foundation for COVID-19 vaccine

Serum Institute of India said on Friday it would receive $150 million in funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the GAVI vaccines alliance...

Virus rages in smalltown India, and so does stigma

Sarthak Anand says his neighbours treated him like a "criminal" when he got coronavirus, a common experience in India's vast hinterland where the pandemic...

Rescue of 35 child workers triggers probe in India’s garment factory hub

Efforts to tackle child labour in garment factories in southern India are being ramped up after the rescue of 35 children from a spinning mill, officials...

India coronavirus cases pass two million

India's official coronavirus case tally passed two million on Friday after a daily jump of more than 60,000. The South Asian giant becomes only the...

India seizes 740 tonnes of chemical that caused Lebanon blast

Indian customs authorities have seized a container with 740 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, the chemical that caused this week's deadly blast in Lebanon's capital. Nearly...

Standoff with China will be long, India warns in pulled statement

India's defence ministry has warned, in a statement since removed from its website, that a military standoff with China that began with border fighting...

India appoints veteran politician in-charge of restive Kashmir

India's federal government named a former telecoms minister on Thursday to lead the restive region of Kashmir, where it hopes to accelerate economic development...

Eight COVID-19 patients die in hospital fire in Ahmedabad

Eight COVID-19 patients died in a fire that broke out in the intensive care ward of a private hospital in India's western city of Ahmedabad...