India

Botulism being feared behind the death of thousands of mostly migratory birds along Sambhar Lake in Rajasthan state. After an estimated 18,000 birds are found dead along an Indian saltwater lake in...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Schools in India’s capital New Delhi will reopen on Monday after closing for two days due to a spike in pollution levels, but air quality is likely to remain “very...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s Supreme Court on Thursday referred a decision to lift a centuries-old ban on women of menstruating age entering a Hindu temple to a larger bench of judges, delaying...

AYODHYA/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Just six months after sweeping to re-election, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has delivered on two major promises of his Hindu-first agenda, electrifying his base...

(Reuters) – Wildfires have raged across California for about a month and air problems persist in China, but no other place on Earth is battling the scale and severity of the pollution that chokes...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Authorities in India’s capital New Delhi banished from the roads cars with number plates ending in an odd number on Monday in a bid to cut hazardous air pollution shrouding...

India brings in car rationing in a desperate attempt to reduce pollution in Delhi, with motor vehicles only allowed to be driven on alternate days Police are monitoring whether approved cars are driving...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Air pollution in some parts of the Indian capital deteriorated early on Monday to the worst recorded level, officials said, a day after revelers set off fireworks to mark Diwali...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United States hopes to see rapid action by India to lift restrictions it has imposed in Kashmir and the release of detainees there, the senior U.S. diplomat for South Asia...

Thousands have been detained and many of them tortured since India revoked Kashmir’s autonomy a month ago. Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – A month since India’s powerful Home...

India says its moon lander Vikram has been found in one piece on the lunar surface, after it lost contact and crash landed. The lander diverged from its intended path 1.3 miles (2.1 kilometres) above...

Indian space agency has FOUND its Chandrayaan-2 ‘Vikram’ lander on the surface of the moon after losing contact with it just moments before its ‘hard landing’ on Friday night Chandrayaan-2...

After a journey from Earth to lunar orbit that took nearly six weeks, India will try to land on the moon’s surface. With Chandrayaan-2, the country hopes to become the fourth in the world to complete...

Millions of Bangladeshi refugees, both Muslim and Hindu, arrived in India following the country’s 1971 war for independence. The mass influx of refugees into Assam has sparked violent anti-immigrant...

A man has allegedly dumped his BMW into a river in a fit of anger after his father refused to buy him a Jaguar. The 22-year-old man, known as Akash, from Yamuna Nagar, India, reportedly filmed the moment...

Pakistan Prime Minister has directed the armed forces to continue to be on alert, the government has said. The news comes after Mr Khan said he would fight India’s decision to revoke Indian-administered...