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Modi feels heat from credit agencies, markets on budget

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi is under pressure to perform on the economy after a budget packed with ambitious targets met mild scepticism from investors...

Pakistan appears more isolated after India-Afghan pact

PAKISTAN, its ties with powerful ally the United States heavily strained, is looking increasingly isolated after rival India signed a wide-ranging agreement with neighbouring...

Border firing kills nine on India-Pakistan war anniversary

CROSS-BORDER firing between India and Pakistan killed at least nine people on Friday (August 28), the day India marked the 50th anniversary of a...

India calls off landslide rescue after 151 bodies found

RESCUE workers at the site of a huge landslide near Pune in western India last week said on Thursday (August 7) they had called...

Indian cinemas shut in tax protest

More than 1,000 cinemas in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu have closed in protest at a hike in taxes after the government introduced...

Air India red faced in lizard in in-flight meal

AIR India said on Saturday (June 13) it was investigating how a lizard ended up in one of its in-flight meals, in the latest...

Indian court slams police for tea-drinking arrest

AN INDIAN court has reprimanded police for arresting a man they accused of drinking tea in a “suspicious” manner at one of the country’s...

Bollywood’s ‘Deadly Dutt’ released from jail

BOLLYWOOD'S actor Sanjay Dutt was released from prison early on Thursday (February 25) after serving about four years of a five-year sentence for possessing...

India court orders release of all ‘black money’ names

INDIA'S top court on Tuesday (October 28) ordered the government to within a day disclose the names of all people suspected of stashing money...

Rafale case Govt tells SC documents related to deal stolen from Defence Ministry

The government Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the documents related to Rafale aircraft deal have been stolen from the Defence Ministry and the...