Asia

Samjhauta Express blast case: Court acquits four accused

Pakistan describes ruling as a 'travesty of justice' after Indian court acquits four men accused of 2007 train bombing.

Samjhauta Express blast case: Court acquits four accused

Asia

Kashmiris strike after school teacher dies in police custody

Civil society groups have begun a three-day strike in the region in protest death of a school teacher in a police station near the state capital, Srinagar.

Asia

India's fugitive billionaire arrested in the UK: police

India had asked Britain to extradite Modi, one of the main suspects charged in the $2bn loan fraud.

Fugitive Indian jeweller Nirav Modi arrested in London: UK police

Business & Economy

India government steps in to keep Jet Airways aloft

Government asks banks to rescue cash-strapped airline as PM Modi seeks to avert job losses weeks before elections.

Jet Airways crisis: More planes grounded, pilots threaten strike

India

Clashes in Kashmir after teacher dies in police custody

Hundreds of protesters clash with troops in Indian-administered Kashmir after Rizwan Asad Pandit dies in police custody.

Clashes in Kashmir after teacher dies in police custody

Asia

Press freedom: Indian government withdraws funding

Major newspapers in Kashmir published blank front pages in protest against Indian gov't decision to 'stop advertisements'.

Cricket

India's army caps and the 'politicisation' of cricket

Sanctions sought after the Indian cricket team wore military caps in a match amid recent Kashmir tensions.

India-Pakistan cricket row over army caps and politics in sport

India

'The Gulf dream is fading away in Kerala'

Expatriates were seen as prime marriage material, but men now face changing expectations and fewer opportunities abroad.

In Kerala, the glittering Gulf's appeal is losing shine

India

Nine Indians missing after Christchurch mosque attacks

India's envoy to New Zealand says nine people of Indian nationality or origin missing, while media reports say one dead.

India: Nine missing after Christchurch mosque attacks

India

'Influenced by politics': Economists slam India for tweaking data

In open letter, 108 economists say Indian statistics were 'being influenced and controlled by political considerations'.

'Influenced by politics': Economists slam India for tweaking data

India

'It took 25 long years to prove that we were innocent'

Activists say Muslims are often victims of wrongful conviction as accused men reflect on case that ruined their lives.

The Maharashtra Muslims acquitted of 'terrorism' after 25 years

Asia

India: At least 6 killed as pedestrian bridge collapses in Mumbai

The bridge connected the city's main train station with a road and was under repair, according to Indian media reports.

India: At least 6 killed as pedestrian bridge collapses in Mumbai

India

India 'disappointed' as China foils bid to blacklist JeM chief

Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad group claimed the deadly bombing in Kashmir last month that left 40 Indian troops dead.

India 'disappointed' as China foils bid to blacklist JeM chief

India

US to build six nuclear power plants in India

India and US sign a deal on closer security and civil nuclear cooperation after two days of talks in Washington.

US to build six nuclear power plants in India

Asia

China at UN delays bid to blacklist JeM leader Masood Azhar

China tells UN Security Council it needs more time to examine the sanctions request against the Jaish-e-Muhammad leader.

China at UN delays bid to blacklist JeM leader Masood Azhar