China, India accuse each other of border moves, firing shots

India and China accused each other today (Tuesday) of making provocative military moves and firing warning shots along their disputed border despite talks on ending the escalating tensions. China said Indian

INDIA | Obama, Modi declare era of ‘new trust’ in relations

President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of “new trust” in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened

India | Obama begins state visit, seeks policy advances 

President Barack Obama was greeted in India yesterday with an elaborate welcome at the country’s sprawling presidential palace, then he solemnly laid a wreath at a memorial honoring the father of India’s independence

India | Bootleg liquor kills at least 28, 160 hospitalized

A bad batch of bootleg liquor killed at least 28 people and sent 160 others to hospitals in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officials said yesterday. Many of the

SpiceJet said to get lifeline from Indian gov’t

India’s government gave billionaire Kalanithi Maran’s troubled airline SpiceJet Ltd. a lifeline by allowing it to take bookings until the end of March and extending a credit line for jet

Xiaomi stopped from selling handsets in India 

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. has been barred by an Indian court from selling its handsets in the country for allegedly infringing mobile phone technology patented by Ericsson. Judge G.P. Mittal of the

Xiaomi stopped from selling handsets in India

Judge G.P. Mittal of the New Delhi High Court also ruled earlier this week that Xiaomi’s Indian distributor, online retailer Flipkart, is prohibited from selling the Chinese company’s phones while

India | Police question Uber after rape allegation 

Indian police questioned an Uber executive yesterday about the company’s claim it conducts comprehensive background checks and a top official called for the taxi-booking service to be banned nationwide after

India | Woman accuses Uber taxi driver of rape

Investigators found a taxi that was abandoned by the 32-year-old driver, police officer Alma Ming said. Ming said the woman, who works at a finance company, was returning from a dinner

India | Survivors mark 30th anniversary of Bhopal disaster 

Hundreds of survivors of the Bhopal gas leak took to the streets yesterday to mark the 30th anniversary of the world’s worst industrial disaster, with protests demanding harsher punishments for

India | Video of women fighting off harassers goes viral

A video showing two sisters in northern India hitting back at men who allegedly harassed them on a crowded bus has drawn huge attention in a country where hundreds of

India | Girls died by suicide, not slain by rapists

An investigation into the deaths of two teenage girls believed to have been raped and hanged by their attackers concluded that the two actually committed suicide, news reports said yesterday. Ranjit

India | Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution

The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi’s commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black

India | Bodies of 4 women found after police raid guru’s ashram

The bodies of four women were found inside an Indian guru’s heavily fortified ashram, police said yesterday, a day after security forces tried to storm the sprawling complex and arrest

India | Washington, Delhi end impasse that threatened WTO pact

The United States and India said yesterday they had resolved a dispute over stockpiling of food by governments, clearing a major stumbling block to a deal to boost world trade. India

India | Arrested doctor denies role in deaths of women

The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but insisted he didn’t do anything wrong — even though he said he used to

India | Docs rush to help after sterilization deaths

A team of doctors rushed to central India yesterday after at least 12 women died and dozens of others fell ill following sterilization surgery held as part of a free,

India | Eight women dead after mass sterilization goes awry

Eight women died of infection and 68 others are hospitalized following sterilization surgery as part of a government-sponsored campaign in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, a state medical official

India-Pakistan | Suicide blast kills 53 at border crossing

A suicide bombing at the busiest India-Pakistan border crossing after a nightly flag-lowering ceremony Sunday killed at least 53 people, according to the state-run Pakistan Television channel. The attack in Pakistan

Xiaomi moving Indian user data to servers outside China

Xiaomi Corp. is moving Indian users’ data away from servers in China after the Indian Air Force warned its staff the company’s smartphones pose a security threat. The transfer to

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