Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter
National News
Latest from  

Rescuers battle to find dozens killed in Myanmar mudslide

Chen - Myanmar recovery teams battled treacherous conditions Wednesday to pull a fourth body from the sludge left by a mudslide that buried more than 50 jade miners -- the latest fatal accident in a notoriously dangerous but highly-lucrative industry.

Modi among tens of millions to vote in India's 'Super Tuesday' polls

Ahmedabad - Tens of millions of Indians, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, voted on India's "Super Tuesday" in the latest round of polls when the biggest number of seats are decided in the country's marathon election.

India's top judge faces sexual harassment storm

New Delhi - India's top judge fought off a sexual harassment storm Saturday after a former Supreme Court staff member accused him of making unwanted advances and hounding her.

Indian man amputates finger after voting for wrong party

New Delhi - An Indian man chopped off his index finger in desperation after voting for the wrong party in the country's national election.

Heavy security as India's mega vote enters second round

New Delhi - Voters across India cast ballots Thursday in the second round of the country's mega elections amid more deadly violence including a poll worker gunned down by Maoist rebels.

Five things that went wrong for India's Jet Airways

Mumbai - India's Jet Airways was teetering on the brink of collapse Wednesday, operating just five planes and waiting for lenders to release emergency funds to keep the debt-saddled carrier flying.

India cancels poll in southern area over 'vote buying'

New Delhi - Indian election authorities have cancelled voting in a southern region of the country after seizing more than 110 million rupees ($1.5 million) they believe was meant to influence the outcome, officials said Wednesday.

Modi says India undermined Pakistan nuclear threat

New Delhi - Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday that India had called Pakistan's nuclear bluff in recent cross-border air strikes that almost triggered a new war between the nuclear-armed rivals.

Money, money, money: the tycoon factor in India's election

Mumbai - India's tycoons are playing a pivotal role in the Asian giant's most expensive election ever, from funding campaigns and tacit endorsements to being hot-button issues themselves.

Modi allies in soup over threats to Indian voters

New Delhi - Two top members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party including an estranged member of the Gandhi dynasty were in hot water Saturday for appearing to threaten people to vote for them in the ongoing mega-election.

India, Britain mark 'horrific' colonial massacre centenary

Amritsar - Britain's high commissioner to India laid a wreath on Saturday at commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the Amritsar massacre, one of the worst atrocities of colonial rule for which London is still to apologise.

Indian election parties hit by TV and funding clampdown

New Delhi - India's Supreme Court on Friday ordered parties to name anonymous donors behind tens of millions of dollars in funding as hostilities intensified in the country's mega-election.

India poll body watchdog orders Modi TV channel clampdown

New Delhi - Indian election officials have ordered a clampdown on a television channel devoted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi which they say breaches campaign rules.As the country of 1.

Dalai Lama discharged from hospital

New Delhi - The Dalai Lama told his followers on Friday to "feel at ease" as he was discharged from a New Delhi hospital three days after being admitted with a chest infection.

Dalai Lama discharged from hospital

New Delhi - The Dalai Lama was discharged from a New Delhi hospital on Friday, his personal spokesman said, three days after being admitted with what an aide called a "light cough".

The no-hopers, dead or alive, in India's election

Mathura - Jubilant about his impending defeat, Fakkad Baba is one of a colourful host of no-hoper candidates in India's mega-election to throw their hat in the ring every time.This election will be Baba's 17th on the ballot.

The heat is on in India's mega-election

Ghaziabad - The sun beat down on Suman Sharma as she joined hordes of people queueing to cast ballots on the first day of India's mega-election Thursday, with voters putting the country's leaders under the spotlight.

'Cured' Dalai Lama set to be discharged from hospital Friday

New Delhi - The Dalai Lama is "doing very well" and will likely be discharged from hospital in New Delhi on Friday as he recovers from a chest infection, his spokesman told AFP on Thursday.

'Cured' Dalai Lama set to be discharged from hospital Friday

New Delhi - The Dalai Lama is "doing very well" and will likely be discharged from hospital in New Delhi on Friday as he recovers from a chest infection, his spokesman told AFP on Thursday.

Gloves off: who to watch in India's rough-and-tumble election

New Delhi - India is not just the world's biggest democracy, its elections are also the most gruelling -- with nearly six weeks between the first round of voting on April 11 and the last.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 187 Next»

RSS RSS for National News

Latest News
Top News