Stories By Zain Awan
125 Feb 2015 Wed
The world's largest rail system should get a boost in spending on Thursday that could help pay for a promised bullet train network, but passengers also want tougher action on the cleanliness of toilets on trains and stations, and on the safety of women
223 Feb 2015 Mon
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to face a stormy budget session as opposition lawmakers look to block the passing of several bills.
318 Feb 2015 Wed
India's federal government is mulling the addition of a tougher anti-racism section in the Penal Code in the wake of the 2014 murder of a student from the country's north-east.
413 Feb 2015 Fri
Riding on a landslide election win, India's Aam Admi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal will be sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Delhi on Saturday. While his party was able to win 67 out of 70 seats in the Delhi Assembly, his critics warned that the road ahead will not be easy.
519 Jan 2015 Mon
While environmentalists have welcomed a decision to impose fines on those littering the holy river Yamuna, India's Supreme Court has criticised the slow progress of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project of cleaning up the holy river Ganga, or Ganges.
610 Jan 2015 Sat
The Dosti bus service, which has been plying the Delhi-Lahore route for 16 years, has been terminated by Pakistan citing "terror threats."
706 Jan 2015 Tue
Some security experts said bilateral relations will continue to be tense in the run-up to visits by US Secretary of State John Kerry and President Obama later this month.
829 Dec 2014 Mon
No militant group has claimed responsibility for the blast in the southern city of Bengaluru on Sunday (Dec 28), but India's home ministry has tightened security in all vulnerable cities after the attack.
926 Dec 2014 Fri
While the killer waves left countless orphans, there were also several mothers who lost their children. Sterilised or too old to conceive, a few were abandoned by their husbands. Some went into depression and even committed suicide. Others attempted recanalisation to try to conceive.
1023 Dec 2014 Tue
Opposition parties protested for days in parliament against hardline Hindu groups for converting religious minorities to Hinduism and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being soft on these groups.