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India’s main opposition party faces action from tax department

The bank accounts of the Congress and its youth wing were temporarily frozen on Friday. The Congress, the largest opposition party in India, claimed on...

Indian farmers using kites against police drones in anti-government protest

New Delhi has sealed state borders to prevent crowds from entering the capital as tension rises. Farmers in India, who have been protesting on the...

Modi calls for overhaul of global institutions

The Indian leader has reiterated New Delhi’s demand for a greater role in the UN. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday underlined the necessity...

Qatar frees Indian Navy veterans previously sentenced to death

The former officers thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for personally intervening to secure their release. Qatar has released eight former Indian Navy officers previously sentenced...

Indian Navy rescues Pakistani crew from pirates

In its second such operation in 36 hours, the INS Sumitra warship thwarted a piracy attempt off the east coast of Somalia. The Indian Navy...

Nuclear power generation to hit all-time high – IEA

Most of the new capacity is expected to come from China and India. Global nuclear power generation is set to reach an all-time high in...

Bhopal tragedy: 40 years later, 150,000 victims of an American pesticide factory disaster face a grave threat to their health

Hospitals could end their studies into chronic health issues affecting people exposed to lethal chemicals in 1984. Firoza Bi was just a teenager when the...

How a tiny tourist paradise has become a political flashpoint between India and China

The Maldives, with its new anti-New Delhi, pro-Beijing president, is set to become an inconvenient neighbour. The Maldives is an archipelago nation in the Indian...

Maldives set deadline for India to withdraw troops

The island nation establishes March 15 ultimatum for New Delhi to pull out its military amid diplomatic tension. The Maldives has requested India to withdraw...

Cricketer dies on pitch from heart attack, Danish star retires at 27 due to heart condition

Serious cardiac events continue on professional sports fields around the world. Vikas Negi, a 34-year-old cricketer playing for Mavericks XI in India, tragically died from...

US Hindu temple defaced with pro-Khalistan graffiti

The incident took place in California, less than two weeks after a nearby place of worship was sprayed with offensive slogans. A Hindu temple in...

India responds to hijacking of ship off Somalian coast

The country has deployed a warship to the Arabian Sea after armed men seized a vessel carrying Indian crew. India’s navy said on Friday it...

‘Chaotic day’ – South Africa v India, 2nd Test

On an eventful opening day of the second Test match between India and South Africa in Cape Town, India dismissed South Africa for just...

Unprecedented triumphs, tears of joy and grief: How 2023 saw the birth of a new superpower

From being the first nation to land on the Moon’s south pole to hosting a breakthrough G20 summit, New Delhi has scored many points...

Qatar drops death sentence for 8 Indians – New Delhi

The appellate court has commuted the capital punishment handed to ex-navy officers 18 months after they were detained, the government has said. The appellate court...

Modi launches India’s new diamond bourse, ‘bigger than Pentagon’

The new hub is located in the city of Surat, where over 90% of the world’s diamonds are cut and polished. Indian Prime Minister Narendra...

Modi hails top court’s Kashmir ruling

The Indian prime minister lauded the decision to uphold the removal of special status for the troubled state. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed...

Watch: 41 men freed from collapsed tunnel

The Indian construction workers had been trapped for weeks amid an intense rescue operation. RT’s Runjhun Sharma reports from northern India, where a dramatic relief...

Rescue mission to save men trapped in tunnel enters third week

India’s emergency services have begun drilling into the mountain from above to reach the 41 construction workers trapped inside. ​​A new strategy has been adopted...

Court orders Indian yoga guru to cease ‘false advertising’

An ayurveda brand promoted by celebrity yogi Baba Ramdev has been accused of misleading people about its products. India’s Supreme Court has warned Patanjali Ayurved,...

The green scam: How electric vehicles harm the environment that they’re supposed to save

In 2032, India will need a billion tonnes of coal, partly to charge EVs in urban areas via power generated by thermal plants. Five Indian...

CWC 2023: Australia beat India in final

Australia have won the Cricket World Cup 2023 championship by beating India in the final by 6 wickets with 42 balls to spare at...

Modi warns of AI dangers after deepfake revelation

The Indian leaders believes artificial intelligence is a matter of “concern” and could cause chaos. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged the use...

Black Caps go down to India in CWC 2023 semi

India have beaten New Zealand in the first semifinal of the Cricket World Cup 2023 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Result IND 397/4 NZ 327 ...

UK to accelerate deportations to India

Britain is set to add the Asian country to its list of “safe states,” amid efforts to crack down on unfounded asylum claims. Indians arriving...

Cricket fans book hospital beds before India-Pakistan match

Accommodation is hard to find as the two neighbours are set to play their first match in India in seven years amid tense bilateral...

India, UAE to boost engagement in technology transfer

Bilateral non-oil trade between the two countries has surpassed $50 billion, up 5.8% from the previous year. India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have...

Apple to ramp up production in India – reports

The recent launch of the iPhone 15 in the country came with long lines and violence in showrooms. Apple is planning to scale up iPhone...

Former Indian diplomat says Justin Trudeau’s plane ‘was full of cocaine’

Deepak Vohra, India's former ambassador to Sudan said the Canadian PM was 'crazy' and behaved like a 'small kid'. Vohra made the blockbuster claims to...

Canada denies trying to provoke India

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented on his government's allegations against New Delhi as ties between the countries hit a new low. Canada was not...

India rejects Canada’s ‘absurd’ allegations

New Delhi’s rebuke comes after Canada announced the expulsion of an Indian diplomat over alleged involvement in the killing of Khalistan movement leader. New Delhi...

India in race to contain ‘brain-damaging’ bat virus

Authorities in the southern state of Kerala have imposed restrictions to halt the spread of the deadly bat-borne Nipah virus. India is facing a renewed...

What’s in the G20 leaders’ declaration?

The document focuses heavily on climate and sustainability issues, and addresses the conflict in Ukraine. The world’s 20 largest economies released a joint declaration after...

G20 summit begins in New Delhi amid concerns over final declaration

The leaders of the world’s biggest economies have gathered in India’s capital. Over the next two days, the leaders of the Group of 20 (G20),...

India launches probe to Sun

The mission, which aims to study the solar atmosphere, will take 125 days to reach the designated point. India’s maiden solar mission – Aditya-L1 –...

The Indian chess progidy and the people behind his success

The family of grandmaster Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, who made headlines last week for reaching the World Cup final, speak to RT about their shared journey. At...

India releases first photo from Moon landing

The Chandrayaan-3 mission made the historic lunarfall near the south pole. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Wednesday released the first photo from its...

Bollywood has a Barbenheimer moment, giving India’s film industry its biggest weekends ever

Mirroring Hollywood’s revival with ‘Barbie’ and ‘Oppenheimer’, Bollywood’s fortunes have finally turned around with four films over a fortnight, thanks to people flocking to...

Watch: College building collapses amid torrential rains in northern India

Dozens of people are have been reported dead as incessant downpours pound the hilly states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Fatalities continue to mount in...

No-confidence motion against Modi govt defeated in parliament

The Indian PM has addressed the issue of violence in Manipur, turning up the heat on the opposition. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned the...

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