Indian state leader to move migrant workers from Kashmir after violence

Indian state leader to move migrant workers from Kashmir after violence

More than 100 migrant workers from India's Kashmir will be moved after a spate of killings by suspected separatist militants underlined the threat to outsiders in the restive region.

Bongo? Name change mooted for Indian state

Bongo? Name change mooted for Indian state

Fed up with having to speak last, or not at all, at meetings of Indian regional leaders, the chief minister of West Bengal wants to ditch the state's first name so that she can get her say.

Indian PM blames 'act of fraud' for deadly bridge collapse

Indian PM blames 'act of fraud' for deadly bridge collapse

Indian leader Narendra Modi said a fatal flyover collapse in Kolkata was "an act of fraud" and accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of corruption at a state election rally.

Indian police detain five over deadly flyover collapse

Indian police detain five over deadly flyover collapse

Indian police said on Friday they have detained five staff at the company building a flyover that collapsed, killing at least 25 people, as hopes of finding more survivors faded.