Stories By Avneet Arora
122 Aug 2015 Sat
Some women’s rights campaigners in the India have called the government’s decision to not criminalise marital rape, "regressive". Others say making it an offence could lead to misuse of the law.
222 Aug 2015 Sat
India’s biggest tax reform initiative - the goods and services tax (GST) Bill - is facing stiff resistance from several Opposition parties, including the Congress party, which ironically was the first to propose it.
322 Aug 2015 Sat
An Indian court has convicted the former chief of outsourcing giant Satyam, Byrraju Ramalinga Raju, and his aides over a massive accounting fraud.
403 Jun 2015 Wed
A poor monsoon this fall would mean more crop failure for India’s farmers, who have been battling unseasonal rains and hailstorms that resulted in widespread damage and crop loss in the March-April period.
526 May 2015 Tue
India's opposition DMK party has decided to file an appeal in the country's Supreme Court against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalithaa.
626 May 2015 Tue
Since taking office with a strong majority a year ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set the pace for a change in India's growth story with his populist policies and global approach. However, critics say he needs to reach across to the Opposition party to make more changes on the ground.
725 May 2015 Mon
India is planning to ask Pakistan to freeze the assets of three of its most-wanted fugitives, accused of being involved in terror attacks in India.
823 May 2015 Sat
An advertisement placed by a mother seeking a groom for her gay son has gained widespread attention in India. The classified ad is the first of its kind in a country where homosexuality is illegal.
914 May 2015 Thu
Pictures of elected officials and political party leaders in government-paid advertisements will no longer be allowed under India's Supreme Court ruling.
1012 May 2015 Tue
Ahead of inflation data on Tuesday, experts warn the recent spell of unseasonal rains, coupled with a potentially drier than usual monsoon season, could revive price pressures.