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India Rebuffs UN Criticism of UK Arms Dealer's Detention

India on Saturday hit back at UN rights experts who accused the country of jailing a British arms dealer extradited from the United Arab Emirates in a suspected swap for a runaway princess.

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19 Killed in Firecracker Factory Blast in India

At least 19 people were killed and dozens hurt in a blast at a firecracker factory in India, authorities said Saturday.

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Desperate Search for Survivors after India Glacier Disaster

Indian rescue workers battled through tonnes of rock and mud Tuesday searching for survivors in a choked Himalayan tunnel after a deadly flood -- apparently triggered by a glacial burst -- smashed through two mountain dam projects.

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18 Dead, 200 Missing after Indian Glacier Breaks Off

Eighteen people were confirmed dead on Monday and at least 200 others were missing after a devastating flash flood in India thought to have been caused by a chunk of glacier breaking off.

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Police Tighten Security as Thousands Join Indian Farmer Protests

Indian police tightened security Saturday around camps where farmers have been protesting against new agricultural reform laws, as thousands more arrived to join the campaign.

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Heavy Security, Roads Closed after Delhi Farmer Riots

Indian police imposed heavy security and closed several main roads around New Delhi on Wednesday, a day after farmers went on the rampage in the capital, leaving one person dead and dozens injured. 

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India and China Clash again on Himalayan Border

Indian and Chinese troops fought a new brawl on their contested Himalayan border that left injuries on both sides, officials said Monday, highlighting the fraught state of relations between the giant neighbours.

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Out-of-control Truck Kills 15 on Indian Roadside

An out-of-control dumper truck crushed fifteen people to death as they slept by the roadside early Tuesday in western India, authorities said.

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India Returns Chinese Soldier who Strayed over Border

India has returned a Chinese soldier detained for straying over the contested Himalayan frontier, China's military said Monday, of a remote flashpoint area between the two countries.

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India Detains Chinese Soldier at Flashpoint Border

Indian forces have detained a Chinese soldier on the disputed Himalayan frontier where the world's two most populous countries fought a deadly battle last year, the military said Saturday.

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