Stories By Smita Prakash
103 Sep 2015 Thu
The deal had been deadlocked for months over price and a clause asking France to re-invest 30 to 50 per cent of the contract back into Indian industry.
214 Aug 2015 Fri
As India prepares to celebrate its 68th Independence Day, security measures are in place nationwide to deal with possible militant attacks.
307 Aug 2015 Fri
India-Pakistan relations have deteriorated over the past two weeks with cross-border exchanges of fire an an almost daily basis, as well as terror attacks in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir for which India blames Pakistani terror groups.
404 Aug 2015 Tue
While some see it as an attempt to promote decency, others see the move as curtailing freedom of expression.
528 Jul 2015 Tue
India's opposition Congress Party is leading a charge against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his proposed Land Acquisition Bill, saying the government would be handing over agricultural land to capitalists close to the ruling BJP if the Bill becomes law.
622 Jul 2015 Wed
Baahubali: The Beginning has raked in US$55 million so far, breaking all box office records in India, even those for Bollywood movies.
716 Jul 2015 Thu
India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire along their disputed frontier on Thursday (Jul 16), barely a week after the prime ministers of both countries set an agenda for peace talks.
812 Jul 2015 Sun
Schools in India's rural areas are in a sorry state, with lack of toilet facilities causing students to drop out of school.
907 Jul 2015 Tue
India’s chronic rural poverty is a major obstacle to the country's ambition of becoming a dominant Asian power, according to a recent survey showing half of its rural population still lack regular income.
1003 Jul 2015 Fri
The Aam Aadmi Party's decision on Tuesday to pass an amended bill allowing it to raise the value added tax on goods has got its supporters wondering if the party is veering off course.