2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor
A Kashmir woman covers her face as she walks past Indian army on patrol during a search operation on the outskirts of Srinagar Tuesday.
6 hrs ago | India Talkies
Jammu, May 23: Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday arrested a police constable involved in drug smuggling from mountainous Rajouri district, an officer said.
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In its last report card before the national elections, the Indian government acknowledged it was coming off a year of sluggish economic growth but promised citizens that it could bring back high growth rates seen in the first eight years the governing coalition has been in power.
13 hrs ago | Suria
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledged on Thursday to crack down on corruption in the defence sector after a string of recent graft scandals left his government facing renewed calls to step down.
15 hrs ago | Stranger in Paradise
I am a huge fan of South Asian colonial architecture - but, sadly, not too many of the pre 19th century gems survive.
15 hrs ago | Stranger in Paradise
Last month I travelled to Kovalam, in deep South India, in search of the perfect garden design moment.
Dried ginger, like other dried goods, requires careful preparation. The ginger root must be washed, peeled, sliced and left out in the sun to dry over time.
'If you use elections as an excuse to remain completely inactive,' former RBI deputy governor Subir Gokarn tells Rediff.com 's Sheela Bhatt, 'then it will be disastrous for the economy.' He was appointed deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India aged just 49 and supervised India's monetary policy.
After an earthquake in Jammu and Kashmir state on May 1 left thousands of people homeless and caused 6 billion rupees in infrastructure damage, state officials said Tuesday that they are petitioning the central government for a special relief package.
India has sought access from the US to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Rana both of whom were sentenced by a Chicago court after being found guilty of terrorism charges.
As rapid industrialization and development in India snatches up land and livelihoods and the government grapples with a legal framework to deal with the displaced, activist groups such as Ekta Parishad have loudly campaigned on behalf of the landless and homeless.
An Indian activist group says the government has frozen its bank account as part of a broader crackdown on rights groups that receive foreign funding and have criticized India's policies.
China's premier signed economic agreements and praised Pakistan in glowing terms as he began a two-day visit Wednesday, underscoring the importance of the longstanding alliance to the two Asian powers.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Wednesday he had given a "wish list" of military equipment to India during a visit this week, presenting a conundrum for New Delhi as it weighs whether arming the Afghan army is in its interests.
At least five deaf and mute orphan girls were said to have been raped by members of staff at a residential home for speech therapy near Jaipur, The girls, aged between 12 and 17, were reportedly sexually assaulted and beaten up by staff at the Awaaz Foundation, a government-funded NGO in Kanota outside Rajasthan's state capital.
Los Angeles: India and Non Resident Indians, here in Los Angeles, remember Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, on his death anniversary, pledging Non Violence on the day when was assassinated in Sriperumbudur, May 21st 1991, as he was leading India into the 21st Century.