India

India coverage from Reuters.

World News11 hours ago

Rescue workers evacuate people from flooded areas after the opening of Idamalayar, Cheruthoni and Mullaperiyar dam shutters following heavy rains, on the outskirts of Kochi, India August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

The death toll from the worst floods in nearly a century in the Indian tourist state of Kerala rose to 43 on Wednesday as rising water stranded tens of thousands of people and forced the closure of one of its main airports.

Big Story 1011 hours ago

LEH, India, August 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tsering Chondol, 60, remembers a time when the water that flowed through the town of Leh, high in the Himalayas in India's far north, was pristine.

World News12 hours ago

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets schoolchildren after addressing the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, India, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022 and roll out a health insurance scheme from September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday in his last Independence Day speech ahead of next year's general election.

Big Story 102 days ago

Residents at a shelter for homeless women in New Delhi, which has among the most homeless people in India. July 4, 2018. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Rina Chandran

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Manjeet Kaur cannot say exactly how old she is or how long she has lived on the pavement of a busy street in New Delhi, her belongings in plastic bags, her washing hanging on the railing.

Big Story 102 days ago

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tea firm Twinings published a list of the Indian plantations it buys from on Monday, citing the need for transparency to improve conditions in an industry experts say is rife with abuse.

World News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the keynote address at the IISS Shangri-la Dialogue in Singapore June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would be re-elected with an even bigger majority in parliament in 2019, dismissing opposition attempts to rouse opinion against his government for failing to deliver on promises of swift economic development and more jobs for young people.

World News4 days ago

Rescue personnel patrol the flooded waters on the banks of Periyar River after the opening of Idamalayar and Cheruthoni dam shutters following heavy rains, on the outskirts of Kochi, August 10,2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

More than half of the 14 districts in India's Kerala state have been put on high alert, officials said on Saturday, as the death toll from one of the worst floods in the southern state reached 34.

Healthcare & Pharma5 days ago

A unit of India’s Hetero Drugs is recalling some batches of the blood pressure and heart medicine valsartan in the United States, a notice on the U.S. regulator's website said, amid a wider probe into cancer risks associated with the drug.

Big Story 105 days ago

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After more than a year of being put through their paces - learning to scale buildings, defuse bombs and rescue hostages - India's first all-female commando team started work on Friday, breaking a traditionally male bastion.

World News5 days ago

FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) waves as Maldives President Abdulla Yameen looks on during the closing session of 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Kathmandu November 27, 2014. REUTERS/Niranjan Shrestha/Pool/File Photo

The Maldives wants India to withdraw military helicopters and personnel posted there following the expiry of an agreement in June, its envoy said, the latest snub to New Delhi by President Abdulla Yameen's China-backed government.

World News6 days ago

Indian authorities arrested a former managing director of Bhushan Steel Ltd on Thursday over an alleged fraud, after a probe found billions of rupees had been siphoned off by the firm's founders from funds borrowed from state-run banks.

Environment6 days ago

People stand on the steps of Aluva Shiva Temple complex submerged in water after the opening of Idamalayar dam shutter following heavy rains, on the outskirts of Kochi, India, August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Torrential rains and landslides killed at least 24 people in southern India on Thursday, with the authorities opening the shutters of 24 water reservoirs in an unprecedented move to prevent potentially disastrous breaches, officials said.

Commodities6 days ago

India launched its second auction of small discovered oil and gas blocks on Thursday, as the south Asian nation looks to quickly monetize its hydrocarbon resources.

Technology News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: R. S. Sharma, head of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), poses for a photograph at his office in New Delhi, India, March 16, 2018. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal/File Photo

Ram Sewak Sharma, the head of India's telecoms regulator who took on global giants Facebook and Apple, has been given two more years in his assignment, which was due to end on Friday.

Big Story 107 days ago

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Deepika Mhatre cooked meals, washed dishes and bathed babies for years as a domestic worker in Mumbai, until she discovered her true talent - stand up comedy.

Big Story 107 days ago

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A court in New Delhi has struck down a law that made begging in the Indian capital a crime, a major victory for campaigners who have long argued that the legislation was being used to harass and intimidate the homeless and the poor.

World News7 days ago

Supporters hold the portrait of the Indian Tamil leader Muthuvel Karunanidhi during his funeral in Chennai, India August 8, 2018. REUTERS/P.Ravikumar

A stampede on Wednesday among thousands of mourners at the funeral of a powerful southern Indian politician killed two people and injured 47, a doctor at a government hospital said.

Big Story 107 days ago

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A northern Indian state is conducting audits of all children's shelters after 23 girls and boys were rescued in a raid on one home where police said they were being sold for sex.

Commodities8 days ago

FILE PHOTO A logo of Indian Oil is picture outside a fuel station in New Delhi, India August 29, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo

Indian Oil Corp has bought 6 million barrels of U.S. crude for delivery in November to January, a company official said, as the nation's top refiner scouts for alternatives to Iranian oil ahead of impending U.S. sanctions.

Business News8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A man checks his phone outside the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) headquarters in Mumbai, India, April 5, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

India's central bank will need to gradually tighten monetary policy further due to rising inflation, driven mainly driven by higher oil prices and a falling rupee, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.

World News11 hours ago

Rescue workers evacuate people from flooded areas after the opening of Idamalayar, Cheruthoni and Mullaperiyar dam shutters following heavy rains, on the outskirts of Kochi, India August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

The death toll from the worst floods in nearly a century in the Indian tourist state of Kerala rose to 43 on Wednesday as rising water stranded tens of thousands of people and forced the closure of one of its main airports.

Big Story 1011 hours ago

LEH, India, August 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tsering Chondol, 60, remembers a time when the water that flowed through the town of Leh, high in the Himalayas in India's far north, was pristine.

World News12 hours ago

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets schoolchildren after addressing the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, India, August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022 and roll out a health insurance scheme from September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday in his last Independence Day speech ahead of next year's general election.

Big Story 102 days ago

Residents at a shelter for homeless women in New Delhi, which has among the most homeless people in India. July 4, 2018. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Rina Chandran

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Manjeet Kaur cannot say exactly how old she is or how long she has lived on the pavement of a busy street in New Delhi, her belongings in plastic bags, her washing hanging on the railing.

Big Story 102 days ago

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tea firm Twinings published a list of the Indian plantations it buys from on Monday, citing the need for transparency to improve conditions in an industry experts say is rife with abuse.

World News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the keynote address at the IISS Shangri-la Dialogue in Singapore June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would be re-elected with an even bigger majority in parliament in 2019, dismissing opposition attempts to rouse opinion against his government for failing to deliver on promises of swift economic development and more jobs for young people.

World News4 days ago

Rescue personnel patrol the flooded waters on the banks of Periyar River after the opening of Idamalayar and Cheruthoni dam shutters following heavy rains, on the outskirts of Kochi, August 10,2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

More than half of the 14 districts in India's Kerala state have been put on high alert, officials said on Saturday, as the death toll from one of the worst floods in the southern state reached 34.

Healthcare & Pharma5 days ago

A unit of India’s Hetero Drugs is recalling some batches of the blood pressure and heart medicine valsartan in the United States, a notice on the U.S. regulator's website said, amid a wider probe into cancer risks associated with the drug.

Big Story 105 days ago

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After more than a year of being put through their paces - learning to scale buildings, defuse bombs and rescue hostages - India's first all-female commando team started work on Friday, breaking a traditionally male bastion.

World News5 days ago

FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) waves as Maldives President Abdulla Yameen looks on during the closing session of 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Kathmandu November 27, 2014. REUTERS/Niranjan Shrestha/Pool/File Photo

The Maldives wants India to withdraw military helicopters and personnel posted there following the expiry of an agreement in June, its envoy said, the latest snub to New Delhi by President Abdulla Yameen's China-backed government.

World News6 days ago

Indian authorities arrested a former managing director of Bhushan Steel Ltd on Thursday over an alleged fraud, after a probe found billions of rupees had been siphoned off by the firm's founders from funds borrowed from state-run banks.

Environment6 days ago

People stand on the steps of Aluva Shiva Temple complex submerged in water after the opening of Idamalayar dam shutter following heavy rains, on the outskirts of Kochi, India, August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Torrential rains and landslides killed at least 24 people in southern India on Thursday, with the authorities opening the shutters of 24 water reservoirs in an unprecedented move to prevent potentially disastrous breaches, officials said.

Commodities6 days ago

India launched its second auction of small discovered oil and gas blocks on Thursday, as the south Asian nation looks to quickly monetize its hydrocarbon resources.

Technology News6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: R. S. Sharma, head of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), poses for a photograph at his office in New Delhi, India, March 16, 2018. REUTERS/Saumya Khandelwal/File Photo

Ram Sewak Sharma, the head of India's telecoms regulator who took on global giants Facebook and Apple, has been given two more years in his assignment, which was due to end on Friday.

Big Story 107 days ago

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Deepika Mhatre cooked meals, washed dishes and bathed babies for years as a domestic worker in Mumbai, until she discovered her true talent - stand up comedy.

Big Story 107 days ago

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A court in New Delhi has struck down a law that made begging in the Indian capital a crime, a major victory for campaigners who have long argued that the legislation was being used to harass and intimidate the homeless and the poor.

World News7 days ago

Supporters hold the portrait of the Indian Tamil leader Muthuvel Karunanidhi during his funeral in Chennai, India August 8, 2018. REUTERS/P.Ravikumar

A stampede on Wednesday among thousands of mourners at the funeral of a powerful southern Indian politician killed two people and injured 47, a doctor at a government hospital said.

Big Story 107 days ago

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A northern Indian state is conducting audits of all children's shelters after 23 girls and boys were rescued in a raid on one home where police said they were being sold for sex.

Commodities8 days ago

FILE PHOTO A logo of Indian Oil is picture outside a fuel station in New Delhi, India August 29, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo

Indian Oil Corp has bought 6 million barrels of U.S. crude for delivery in November to January, a company official said, as the nation's top refiner scouts for alternatives to Iranian oil ahead of impending U.S. sanctions.

Business News8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A man checks his phone outside the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) headquarters in Mumbai, India, April 5, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

India's central bank will need to gradually tighten monetary policy further due to rising inflation, driven mainly driven by higher oil prices and a falling rupee, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.

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