INDIA

Temple kissing scenes stir trouble for Netflix India

An Indian state has asked police to investigate after a member of the country's ruling party objected to scenes in the Netflix series A...

RBI Twitter handle joins million followers club, first central bank in world to reach...

With one million Twitter followers, the Reserve Bank of India has become the first central bank in the world to reach this milestone. The Reserve...

Latvian sweetmaker arrested for ‘enslaving’ Indian workers

Three people have been arrested in Latvia for allegedly "trafficking and enslaving" at least 12 Indian nationals to work in factories producing biscuits, waffles...

India summons Pakistani diplomat over Kashmir gun battle

India on Saturday summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat over what New Delhi said was a foiled attack this week in the frontier territory of...

Indian officials rescue elephant that fell down a well

Forest officials in India's southern Tamil Nadu state said they used a crane to pull an elephant from a well, after working for more...

Harley-Davidson says working with partner Hero to ensure smooth transition for customers in India

American cult-bike maker Harley-Davidson on Saturday said it is working with its new partner Hero MotoCorp to "ensure a smooth transition" for its customers in India,...

TN bans online gaming involving betting

An ordinance to "ban online gaming" involving betting, has been promulgated by the Tamil Nadu government in the backdrop of suicides by gamers who...

Modi, Bhutanese PM jointly launch RuPay card Phase-II

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering on Friday launched RuPay card Phase-II that will allow Bhutanese card holders to access the...

India’s coronavirus cases pass nine million as Delhi struggles

India's coronavirus caseload passed nine million on Friday, as hospitals in the capital New Delhi came under increasing pressure and graveyards began to fill...

Twitter faces renewed heat in India over inaction against anti-court posts

Social media giant Twitter Inc faced censure from Indian legislators for a second time in weeks for failing to take down posts critical of...