Weather

Delhi air 'hazardous', doctors sound alarm

The US embassy in New Delhi said its air pollution index breached the 'hazardous' level upper limit.

India: Delhi pollution level deteriorates to 'hazardous' category

Weather

Heavy snowfall hits India's Himalayan states

Winter sets in early across parts of northern India, leading to widespread disruption for many.

Heavy snowfall hits India's Himalayan states

Business & Economy

Why India's Modi wants more control over central bank

Undermining central bank independence could be 'potentially catastrophic' says top official from Reserve Bank of India.

Why India's Modi wants more control over the central bank

Asia

India: Suspected separatists shoot dead five in Assam

Authorities suspect a faction of the banned group ULFA is behind the killing of five ethnic Bengalis in Tinsukia.

India: Suspected separatists shoot dead five in Assam

Asia

India: Ex-policemen get life term for 1987 massacre of Muslims

Court convicts 16 retired policemen for murdering 42 Muslim men in Hashimpura village in Uttar Pradesh state.

India: Ex-policemen get life term for 1987 massacre of Muslims

Asia

Modi unveils towering statue of India's independence leader

The $430m Statue of Unity is being seen as PM Narendra Modi's bid to undermine rivals in Nehru-Gandhi family.

Asia

TV journalist, two policemen killed in India rebel attack

The TV cameraman was escorting police on a patrol in Chhattisgarh state, when their vehicles were attacked.

TV journalist, two policemen killed in India rebel attack

Asia Pacific

Abe and Modi to discuss trade, security in Japan summit

Japanese prime minister welcomes his Indian counterpart before the launch of formal talks in Tokyo on Monday.

Abe and Modi to discuss trade, security in Japan summit

Kashmir

Encounters, civilian deaths keep Kashmir on boil

More and more ordinary Kashmiris come out in support of armed rebels as violence escalates and death toll rises.

Encounters, civilian deaths keep Kashmir on boil

Weather

India's air quality plummets to worst possible category

The level of PM2.5, tiny particulate matter that can clog lungs, is over six times higher than the WHO safe level.

India's air quality plummets to worst possible category

Asia

Indian officials raid Amnesty International's regional office

Enforcement Directorate, an agency that probes financial crimes, accuses Amnesty of violating donation rules.

Indian officials raid Amnesty International's regional office

India

Guinness Rishi: The elderly Indian obsessed with breaking records

Har Prakash Rishi's stunts include holding 496 straws in his mouth and tattooing his body to gulping ketchup in seconds.

Guinness Rishi: The elderly Indian obsessed with breaking records

India

Why has India removed head of its investigation bureau?

Government move to force out two leading officers and transfer others draws sharp reaction from the opposition.

India's CBI chief removed, critics call it a 'misuse of power'

Asia

India 'Whatsapp murders': Phone rumours spark frenzied mobs

The Indian government is under pressure to take action against Whatsapp. Fake news spread by the messaging service is considered responsible for a string of horrific murders.

Asia

India's Assam shuts down over plans to amend citizenship law

The government plans to make it easier for Hindus, Buddhists and Christians to get citizenship while excluding Muslims.

India's Assam shuts down over plans to amend citizenship law