Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for religious harmony on Thursday, breaking a week-long silence after the mob killing of a Muslim man rumoured to have slaughtered a cow sparked fears that Hindu zealots were targeting minorities.
NEW DELHI - German carmaker Volkswagen AG's India unit said on Thursday it would recall 389 Polo hatchback cars sold in the country for inspection and precautionary repair of the handbrake.
The Bombay High Court has ruled in favour of Vodafone in one of a series of tax cases involving the British telecoms company in India. The court backed Vodafone's efforts to oppose a move by tax authorities to add 85 billion rupees to the taxable income of a unit, Vodafone India Services Pvt Ltd, which provided call centre services to some group companies. Full Article
The franchise-based Champions Tennis League, which will begin its second season next month, will help end India's search for quality singles players, its promoter Vijay Amritraj said. Full Article
Nobel Prizes 2015
Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for her portrayal of the harshness of life in the Soviet Union and in her first public response denounced Russia's intervention in Ukraine as an "invasion". Full Article
The Long Arm of China
Beijing is blunting scrutiny of its rights record at the venue created to protect victims of state repression – the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva. Its success is evidence of China’s growing ability to stifle opposition abroad. Read this Special Report