Stories By Avneet Arora
118 Aug 2014 Mon
Hundreds and thousands of people have been affected by torrential rain and flooding in northern and eastern India.
215 Aug 2014 Fri
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first Independence Day speech, has emphasised the need for better governance. He said the country cannot move ahead if there is disunity in the government.
310 Aug 2014 Sun
Hindi-speaking aspirants to India's prestigious civil service said they want the English language component of the entrance exams scrapped. They claimed it is disciminatory to non-fluent English speakers.
404 Aug 2014 Mon
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrapped up his two-day visit to Nepal after meeting Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav on Monday (4 August).
501 Aug 2014 Fri
US Secretary of State John Kerry concluded his three-day visit to India after holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (August 1).
631 Jul 2014 Thu
Salons and spas have been placed under very close scrutiny by state authorities in the western Indian province of Goa, with police claiming that many massage parlours are simply a front for prostitution
728 Jul 2014 Mon
Political parties in India have been trading barbs over Saturday's (July 26) violence in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. At least three people were killed and dozens injured, when Sikh and Muslim communities attacked each other over disputed land.
821 Jul 2014 Mon
Heavy rain is battering the northern Indian province of Uttarakhand. With major rivers edging closer to dangerous levels, there are fears of a repeat of the severe flooding that hit the region last year.
911 Jul 2014 Fri
The Indian government on Thursday proposed raising the country's foreign direct investment (FDI) limit to 49 per cent in the defence sector. While the move has largely been welcomed by experts and local industry manufacturers, critics said the proposal may endanger India's security.
1007 Jul 2014 Mon
The new Indian government's recent fare hikes has raised expectations of big improvements to the country's dilapidated railway system. Analysts are expecting bold policy decisions in the upcoming railway budget, while commuters hope for better services.