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Narendra Modi makes fresh appeal to farmers protesting over new laws

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday (25) offered to hold fresh talks to end a stalemate over new agricultural reforms, in his latest...

Provincial government to pay for Pakistan Hindu temple destroyed by mob

A Hindu temple in Pakistan destroyed by a Muslim mob this week will be rebuilt using provincial government funds, its information minister said Friday. Around...

500 arrested in Kashmir to control protests

In an attempt to control street protests, police arrested nearly 500 youths in a massive crackdown against ‘hooligans and miscreants’ in India's northern state...

India’s ruling party pushes budget relief for middle class, business in wake of virus

INDIA’s ruling party has urged the government to put more money in the pockets of middle-income families in the next budget and cut the...

Dussehra festival worsens New Delhi’s air pollution woes

New Delhi's appalling air quality turned a lot worse over the weekend as Hindus in India's capital burned effigies of the mythological demon king Ravana...

Modi may get tough with neighbours

INDIA will get tougher on territorial disputes with China and in its old rivalry with Pakistan if opposition leader Narendra Modi becomes the prime...

Riot-hit northeast Delhi limps back to normal

The situation in northeast Delhi was peaceful Saturday morning with residents gradually coming to terms with the damage in sectarian riots in the area...

Gujarat’s chief minister steps down

Even as Gujarat's Assembly elections were due to be held by the end of 2017, the chief minister Anandiben Patel and a long-time confidante...

Gujarat jewellers start indefinite strike

Gujarat jewellers have decided to continue their strike indefinitely against Union government’s proposals of excise duty on jewellery and production of PAN card made...

Suspension of international passenger flights to India extended till end of November

The suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till November 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)...