NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is likely to announce loan waivers worth billions of dollars to woo millions of farmers ahead of a general election, government sources said, after his ruling party suffered a rural drubbing in state polls.
NEW DELHI Dozens of Hindu monks and tens of thousands of followers, gathered under the banner of groups linked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party, on Sunday urged the government to help build a temple on the ruins of a 16th-century mosque.
NEW DELHI China and India may be talking about improving their trade relationship but there is little action to go with the words.
NEW DELHI India will import crude oil from Iran using a rupee-based payment mechanism, an industry source involved in discussions told Reuters on Thursday, adding that 50 percent of those payments will be used for exporting items to Tehran.
NEW DELHI Tens of thousands of Indian farmers and rural workers marched to the parliament in the capital, New Delhi, on Friday in a protest against soaring operating costs and plunging produce prices that have brought misery to many.
NEW DELHI An Indian court-appointed panel said on Wednesday that there were insufficient grounds to permanently close Vedanta Ltd's copper smelter and a Tamil Nadu government decision to shut it amounted to administrative overreach.
* Vedanta not given notice, opportunity to explain its
AYODHYA, India More than 200,000 Hindu activists and monks protesting near a disputed religious site in the town of Ayodhya dispersed peacefully on Sunday after demanding the government build a temple at the site of a 16th-century mosque.
AYODHYA, India, Nov 25 Amid heavy security, tens
of thousands of monks and activists from Hindu nationalist
groups began converging on the Indian town of Ayodhya on Sunday
to demand the construction of a temple on a disputed religious
AYODHYA, India Indian authorities will launch a major security operation at the ruins of a 16th-century mosque in Ayodhya on Sunday when tens of thousands of Hindu monks and religious leaders gather to urge the government to build a new Hindu temple on the disputed site.