Tensions escalate as Indian airstrike hits inside Pakistan

BALAKOT, Pakistan (AP) — Tensions escalated sharply on the Asian subcontinent Tuesday with nuclear-armed neighbors Pakistan…

NEW DELHI | Police: 17 killed in fire at New Delhi hotel, 4 others hurt

NEW DELHI (AP) — Seventeen people died in a fire early Tuesday at a hotel in…

NEW DELHI | Jobless youth hold protest march in Indian capital

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of jobless young people marched Thursday through the streets of the…

NEW DELHI | India’s central bank surprises with cut in key lending rate

NEW DELHI (AP) — India‘s central bank on Thursday lowered its key interest rate by a…

NEW DELHI | India’s central bank lowers key lending rate to 6.25 percent

NEW DELHI (AP) — India‘s central bank has lowered  key interest rate by a quarter of…

NEW DELHI | Indian currency decree did little to root out ‘black money’

NEW DELHI — Nearly all of the currency removed from circulation in a surprise 2016 attempt…

NEW DELHI | Former Indian PM Vajpayee dies after illness at age 93

NEW DELHI — Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died after a prolonged illness.…

NEW DELHI | Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

NEW DELHI — India will send a manned flight into space by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra…

NEW DELHI | Outrage grows over attacks on Muslim cattle traders in India

NEW DELHI— Outrage is growing in India over a series of mob attacks on minority groups…

NEW DELHI | South Korea, India plan to double bilateral trade by 2030

NEW DELHI — India and South Korea are expanding their business ties with an aim to…

NEW DELHI |11 bodies, 10 of them hanging, found at New Delhi home

NEW DELHI  — Police in India’s capital said they found 11 bodies at a home under…

NEW DELHI  | New Delhi orders construction halt as pollution levels soar

NEW DELHI — New Delhi officials have ordered a two-day halt to construction in an attempt…

NEW DELHI | India’s central bank raises key lending rate to 6.25 percent

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s central bank has raised its key interest rate by a quarter…

NEW DELHI | UN: Plastic bans can work, but need planning and enforcement

NEW DELHI —Government bans on plastic can be effective in cutting back on waste, but poor…

NEW DELHI | Officials: Deadly Nipah virus has not spread in south India

NEW DELHI— Indian officials say an outbreak of a deadly virus has not spread but issued…

NEW DELHI | Medical teams sent to south India amid deadly virus outbreak

NEW DELHI— A deadly virus has killed at least three people in southern India, officials said…

NEW DELHI  | 10 Indian cities top WHO list of most polluted in the world

NEW DELHI  — The most recent air pollution data from the World Health Organization gives India…

NEW DELHI | India-China summit expected to ease tensions over border

NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting this week with Chinese President Xi…

NEW DELHI | Indian court jails spiritual guru for life in rape case

NEW DELHI — An Indian court on Wednesday found a high-profile spiritual guru guilty of raping…

NEW DELHI | Indian court finds spiritual guru guilty of raping devotee

NEW DELHI — An Indian court on Wednesday found a high-profile spiritual guru Asaram Bapu guilty…

NEW DELHI | India introduces death penalty for rape of young children

NEW DELHI | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  India’s government on Saturday prescribed the death penalty for…

NEW DELHI | India hopes to host 3 sports events, including 2032 Olympics

NEW DELHI | April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— The Indian Olympic Association says it will bid for…

Modi’s nationalist party notches win in key Indian state

NEW DELHI/March 03, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s Hindu nationalist party ended 25…

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit

NEW DELHI  /February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in India for…

Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles Afghanistan and Pakistan

ISLAMABAD/January 31, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake rattled Pakistan and Afghanistan on Wednesday, including the…

Pakistan reporter says he escaped kidnapping attempt

ISLAMABAD/January 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — When armed men tried to kidnap and threatened to kill him, Pakistani…