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.
Family members burst into tears and garlanded Khomdram Gambhir Singh, 66, as he arrived in his hometown on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Qatari investors are looking at India as “important investment destination”, given the “strong growth prospects” for the country’s economy in the coming years ...