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Top rice supplier India bans some exports

MUMBAI, INDIA —  The world’s biggest rice exporter India has banned some overseas sales of the grain “with immediate effect”,…

Modi says India ‘shamed’ after video shows mob parading women naked

NEW DELHI, INDIA — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that the country has been “shamed” by a…

Ten killed in landslide in India, dozens missing

MUMBAI, INDIA — At least 10 people were killed after a landslide triggered by heavy rains smashed into their village…

Indian tycoon Adani slams ‘malicious’ Hindenburg report

NEW DELHI, INDIA — Indian tycoon Gautam Adani on Tuesday denounced fraud accusations against his group by a US investment…

Sri Lankan leader seeks to disarm India’s China fears

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA — Sri Lanka’s president arrives in India on Thursday for his first visit to the regional powerhouse,…

India announces new French fighter jet deal as Modi visits Paris

PARIS, FRANCE — India announced a new multi-billion-dollar deal for French fighter jets on Thursday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Military ties to take centre stage as Modi visits France

PARIS, FRANCE — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins a two-day visit to France on Thursday where he will attend…

Top India court to weigh legality of Kashmir direct rule

SRINAGAR, INDIA — India’s top court on Tuesday began considering a challenge to the 2019 imposition of direct rule in…

Voting resumes in West Bengal state after Indian village poll violence

KOLKATA, INDIA — Voting in local polls in India’s West Bengal state resumed on Monday at hundreds of election centres…

Biden joins Modi warning to Pakistan on militants

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES — US President Joe Biden on Thursday joined visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in warning Pakistan…