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Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley dies aged 66

Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley dies aged 66

Arun Jaitley, the former Indian finance minister and one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s closest associates, died in hospital on Saturday, nearly two weeks after he was admitted following breathing difficulties ...

India seeks to kickstart sagging economy

India seeks to kickstart sagging economy

India said Friday it would pump in nearly 10 billion dollars into government banks to ease a liquidity crunch in Asia's third-largest economy, as it goes through its worst slowdown in five years.

Two killed in gun battle in Kashmir

Two killed in gun battle in Kashmir

A militant and a police officer were killed in a gun battle in Indian Kashmir, police said Wednesday, as tensions simmered in the besieged territory.

India's Moon probe enters lunar orbit

India's Moon probe enters lunar orbit

India's Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft entered lunar orbit on Tuesday, executing one of the trickiest manoeuvres on its historic mission to the Moon.

38 dead in monsoon in northern India, while New Delhi on alert

38 dead in monsoon in northern India, while New Delhi on alert

The death toll from torrential monsoon rains in northern India climbed to 38 on Monday, as the national capital New Delhi issued a flood alert

Schools deserted in Kashmir as parents fear more unrest

Schools deserted in Kashmir as parents fear more unrest

Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir's main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home, fearing unrest over the government's decision two weeks ago to revoke the region's autonomy.

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes

Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured

Some phones lines restored in Kashmir

Some phones lines restored in Kashmir

Seventeen out of around 100 telephone exchanges were restored Saturday in the restive Kashmir Valley, the local police chief told AFP, after an almost two-week communications blackout.

Clashes in Kashmir as UN begins landmark meeting

Clashes in Kashmir as UN begins landmark meeting

Hundreds of protesters in Indian-administered Kashmir clashed with police on Friday, even as New Delhi said it would begin restoring phone lines after a 12-day communications blackout.

Indian probe leaves Earth's orbit on mission to Moon's south pole

Indian probe leaves Earth's orbit on mission to Moon's south pole

India's Chandrayaan-2 lunar probe exited the Earth's orbit early Wednesday to embark on a journey to the Moon, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

Fresh flood alert in southern India as monsoon death toll hits 244

Fresh flood alert in southern India as monsoon death toll hits 244

India issued a fresh flood alert Wednesday for parts of the southern state of Kerala, as the nationwide death toll from the annual monsoon deluge rose to at least 244.

India says easing Kashmir restrictions 'in phased manner'

India says easing Kashmir restrictions 'in phased manner'

India's government said Tuesday it is easing its lockdown in Kashmir in a "phased manner" after cutting phone and internet access for over a week