NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suffered a series of political reverses in recent months but widespread anger after 40 troopers were killed in an Islamist militant attack last week could lead to a surge in support for his Hindu nationalist party.
PRAYAGRAJ, India At the world's biggest religious festival, the Hindu Kumbh Mela in northern India's Uttar Pradesh state, the spiritual message for the faithful is deep and profound.
NEW DELHI India's main opposition Congress party said on Thursday it would scrap a decree passed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government prescribing jail terms for Muslim men seeking an instant divorce if the party wins an election due by May.
NEW DELHI An India state will give gold worth about $530 to every bride from a poor family, the latest budget giveaway ahead of a general election that must be held by May.
NEW DELHI International payments network SWIFT said on Saturday it had signed an agreement with Bangladesh's central bank to help it rebuild its infrastructure after hackers used it to steal $81 million in 2016 in the world's biggest cyber heist.
NEW DELHI Three powerful women politicians, each from a very different section of Indian society, may pose a big threat to the chances of Prime Minister Narendra Modi winning a second term in a general election due by May.
PRAYAGRAJ, India A powerful Hindu priest said on Wednesday he would lead a group of followers to start building a Hindu temple on the ruins of a 16th-century mosque, which could violate a court order and raise religious tensions in an election year.
NEW DELHI The leader of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, promised on Monday to provide the poor with a minimum income if Congress wins an upcoming general election, a pledge the ruling party dismissed as an unaffordable gimmick.
NEW DELHI India is weighing measures to woo farmers, small business owners and those who are less well-off, after setbacks in state elections for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party, now readying for a general election due by May.
NEW DELHI, Jan 25 India is weighing measures to
woo farmers, small business owners and those who are less
well-off, after setbacks in state elections for Prime Minister
Narendra Modi's ruling party, now readying for a general
election due by May.