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India says no link between Reliance tax relief in France and jet deal

13 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI India on Saturday said a French media report linking a tax exemption given to a French subsidiary of India's Reliance Group and an $8.7 billion fighter jet deal between the two countries was "totally inaccurate."

India says no link between Reliance tax relief in France and jet deal

13 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI, April 13 India on Saturday said a French media report linking a tax exemption given to a French subsidiary of Reliance Group and an $8.7 billion fighter jet deal between the two countries was "totally inaccurate."

Big turnout for India's giant election, where Modi has an edge

12 Apr 2019

MUZAFFARNAGAR, India Indians voted enthusiastically on Thursday at the start of a mammoth general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second term after campaigning fervently on a plank of national security, following tension with neighbouring Pakistan. | Video

Dalai Lama recovers from chest infection in hospital

10 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, was admitted to hospital in the Indian capital of New Delhi with a chest infection, but is doing fine, an aide said on Wednesday, as social media users prayed for the Buddhist monk's fast recovery.

Election Commission buried under tide of complaints, bias accusations

08 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI Did Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi break election rules by addressing the nation on an anti-satellite test recently? Is it right to have a channel dedicated to the leader? Can the country's armed forces be called "Modi's soldiers"?

Modi TV, Modi app, Modi rallies: How brand Modi plays in Indian election

04 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI If Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins this spring's general election, as is widely expected, it will also be another massive victory for the marketing machine created to amplify Brand Modi into every Indian living room.

Single Indian rocket puts satellites in three orbits, in first for nation

01 Apr 2019

NEW DELHI An Indian rocket on Monday placed domestic and foreign satellites in three different orbits on a single flight, a first for the nation and a low-cost option that could burnish its reputation for pioneering affordable options in space.

Modi hails India as military space power after anti-satellite missile test

28 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI India shot down one of its own satellites in low-Earth orbit with a ground-to-space missile on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, hailing his country's first test of such weaponry as a breakthrough establishing it as a military space power. | Video

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Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence.