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Indian police arrests French journalist after filming in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India Indian police arrested a freelance French journalist in Kashmir for violating visa regulations, the city police chief said, after he was found filming for a documentary without permission.

Indian police file sexual assault case against airline passenger for allegedly molesting Bollywood actress

MUMBAI Indian police have filed a sexual assault case against an airline passenger after a 17-year-old Bollywood actress said the male passenger had molested her during a late New Delhi-Mumbai flight, police said on Monday.

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ArcelorMittal's $1 billion India joint venture to get green light next week - sources

NEW DELHI State-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) is set to approve a long-proposed $1 billion (£0.8 billion) joint venture with ArcelorMittal at its board meeting next week, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

07 Dec 2017

London mayor calls for UK apology over colonial-era massacre in India

LONDON Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called on the British government on Wednesday to make a formal apology for the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre in which nearly 400 Sikhs were shot dead by British Indian army soldiers.

06 Dec 2017

India's case against Mallya politically motivated, UK court hears

LONDON The Indian government’s fraud case against tycoon Vijay Mallya is baseless and politically motivated, his defence lawyer told a London court on Tuesday as she battled to prevent his extradition to his home country.

05 Dec 2017

India asks UK court to extradite tycoon on fraud charges

LONDON India asked a London court on Monday to extradite tycoon Vijay Mallya to face fraud charges of palming off losses from his failing Kingfisher Airlines onto a state-owned bank.

04 Dec 2017

Bollywood matinee idol Shashi Kapoor dies at 79

MUMBAI Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, a Bollywood matinee idol who starred in over 100 films, died in Mumbai on Monday. He was 79 and had been battling a kidney ailment.

04 Dec 2017

Cyclone batters southwestern India coast killing 14, many missing

MUMBAI Cyclone Ockhi barrelled into the Lakshwadeep islands in southwestern India on Saturday after drenching the neighbouring states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, claiming so far around 14 lives with many fishermen still feared trapped at sea.

02 Dec 2017

Ivanka Trump, feted in India, calls for closing gender gap in business

HYDERABAD, India U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump kicked off a global business summit in southern India on Tuesday calling for better opportunities for women entrepreneurs battling heavy odds around the world.

28 Nov 2017

Indian police ask interfaith couples - Is it love or terror?

NEW DELHI/KOCHI, India India's Supreme Court started hearing a case on Monday that prosecutors say shows how Islamic State sympathisers are using “Love Jihad” – marrying Hindu women and converting them to Islam – to win recruits and spread their message.

27 Nov 2017

EU tells Netanyahu no support for Trump's Jerusalem move

BRUSSELS Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the European Union to follow U.S. President Donald Trump's lead and recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but EU ministers shook their heads at Trump's move.