India has tightened security in Kashmir on the second anniversary of New Delhi’s imposition of direct rule on the disputed region and as local groups are calling for a shutdown to mark a “black day.”
India has deployed warships to the South China Sea in what New Delhi proclaims to be a bid to expand security ties with “friendly countries” and in an apparent move to join and play a bigger role in a US-led scheme to counter China near Chinese territorial waters.
At least 16 people have been killed and a quarter of a million people displaced from their homes after heavy monsoon rains lashed eastern India, officials said on Tuesday (Aug 3), as the air force joined rescue efforts.
A senior Iranian trade official says Iran and India have finalized a draft agreement on preferential trade after five rounds of high-level talks.
At least 112 people have died in the western Indian State of Maharashtra, authorities said on Friday, after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooded low-lying areas, cutting off hundreds of villages.
Indian farmers have staged a sit-in protest against new agricultural laws near the parliament in the capital, New Delhi.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has talked on the phone with his Indian counterpart, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, over the situation in Afghanistan as well as bilateral relations in different fields.
Indian opposition parties have disrupted parliament and called for a probe into reports that the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has used Israeli-made spyware to snoop on dozens of journalists, activists, and politicians.
At least 25 people died in three Mumbai suburbs when several houses collapsed after landslides triggered by heavy rain, local officials said on Sunday.
Heavy monsoon rains continue to lash parts of India's financial capital Mumbai, flooding roads and causing widespread disruption.