Stories By Avneet Arora
103 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.
226 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.
326 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.
425 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.
523 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.
614 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.
712 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.
805 May 2015 Tue
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.
901 May 2015 Fri
The woman and her teenage daughter were on their way to visit a temple when they were allegedly molested and thrown off a moving bus. The young girl died on the spot, while her mother lies in hospital, seriously injured.
1029 Apr 2015 Wed
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.