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Indian opposition moves to impeach chief justice

Indian opposition moves to impeach chief justice

Chief Justice Dipak Misra came under a cloud in January when the four next highest-ranking judges in the Supreme Court criticised his distribution of cases to judges and raised concerns about judicial appointments.

3 children raped, murdered at family weddings in India

3 children raped, murdered at family weddings in India

A 9-year-old who was attending a function in Uttar Pradesh state's Etah district was assaulted and strangled by one of the cooks hired to prepare food, area police chief Ajay Bhadauria said.

Indian YouTube singer has tearful reunion after 40 years

Indian YouTube singer has tearful reunion after 40 years

Family members burst into tears and garlanded Khomdram Gambhir Singh, 66, as he arrived in his hometown on Thursday.

India's top court rejects calls for probe into judge's death

India's top court rejects calls for probe into judge's death

India's Supreme Court dismissed on Thursday petitions calling for an investigation into the death of a lower court judge in 2014 when he was presiding over a case against a top political aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Modi faces protests as he signs £1bn deal on UK trip

Modi faces protests as he signs £1bn deal on UK trip

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday set to sign £1 billion ($1.42 billion, 1.14 billion euros) of investment deals with Britain during a visit to London, where he was met by hundreds of religious protesters.

21 dead as truck en route to Indian wedding crashes

21 dead as truck en route to Indian wedding crashes

At least 21 revellers were killed en route to a wedding when their truck flew off a bridge, police said Wednesday, the latest horrific crash on India's accident-prone roads.

India seen becoming $10tn economy by 2030

India seen becoming $10tn economy by 2030

Asserting that India would be a $10tn economy by the turn of 2030, T V Mohandas Pai said the South Asian country's greatest asset is its remarkably youthful population compared to other growing economies.

India says adequate currency supply after shortage reports

India says adequate currency supply after shortage reports

Local media reported from a string of central, eastern and southern states showing people queuing up at empty ATMs or complaining about a lack of notes.

ATMs run dry in Indian states; officials say cash crunch temporary

ATMs run dry in Indian states; officials say cash crunch temporary

Cash machines in many Indian cities ran out of notes on Tuesday, but authorities allayed fears of a cash shortage saying there was more than adequate currency in circulation in the country.

Bomb blast at Indian government relief office in Nepal

Bomb blast at Indian government relief office in Nepal

A crude bomb went off outside an Indian government relief office in Nepal causing minor damage but no injuries, officials said on Tuesday, in what appeared to be a rare gesture of Nepali anger towards its giant neighbour to the south.

India's ONGC files arbitration claim against Sudan over unpaid oil dues

India's ONGC files arbitration claim against Sudan over unpaid oil dues

The foreign acquisition unit of India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) has filed an arbitration claim against the government of Sudan in a London court, a company official said, seeking to recover dues pending for years from a project hit by the breakaway of South Sudan in 2011.

Qatar looks at India an 'important' investment destination, says al-Muraikhi

Qatar looks at India an 'important' investment destination, says al-Muraikhi

Qatari investors are looking at India as “important investment destination”, given the “strong growth prospects” for the country’s economy in the coming years ...