India’s opposition sees hope for the future in Modi’s state election defeat

Indian opposition parties and political commentators cheered the election victory of a regional leader over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party in a big...

Seva Group brings German shoe brand Birkenstock to India

Premium German footwear brand Birkenstock has entered Indian market through a partnership with Seva Group. Seva Group, which is into automotive retail, entered consumer product...

Provincial government to pay for Pakistan Hindu temple destroyed by mob

A Hindu temple in Pakistan destroyed by a Muslim mob this week will be rebuilt using provincial government funds, its information minister said Friday. Around...

India’s market regulator imposes fine on Mukesh Ambani, Reliance

INDIA’s market regulator has imposed fine on Reliance Industries and its chairman Mukesh Ambani, the country’s richest man. The Securities and Exchange Board of India...

Indian state bans Islamic schools, drawing criticism

An Indian state ruled by prime minister Narendra Modi’s BJP party on Wednesday (30) passed a law abolishing all Islamic schools, saying they provided sub-standard...

India’s ruling party pushes budget relief for middle class, business in wake of virus

INDIA’s ruling party has urged the government to put more money in the pockets of middle-income families in the next budget and cut the...

Prominent British Asians recognised in New Year’s Honours List

A LEADING musician, community leaders, campaigners and choreographers are among Asians honoured in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, announced this evening (30). This year’s...

Indian priest and nun convicted of convent killing after three decades

An Indian court on Tuesday (22) convicted a priest and a nun for the axe murder of another convent sister 30 years ago because...

Long waits, confusion at Indian airports as the country tries to stop the spread...

PASSENGERS flying into India’s biggest airports on Wednesday(23) complained of long waits and confusion as authorities sought to impose rules to try to stop...

Privatisation of India’s loss-making national carrier likely to be delayed

THE privatisation of India’s national carrier Air India will be delayed further as the divestment process is unlikely to conclude in 2020-21, an official...