Kasthuri Munirathinam: is being treated in hospital in Riyadh

India’s foreign ministry called on Saudi Arabia on Friday to ensure swift justice after a Saudi employer was accused of chopping off the arm of an Ind(...)

India’s prime minister  Narendra Modi plans to clothe  African leaders in traditional Indian attire. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Indian foreign office has embarked upon an esoteric sartorial mission: to collate the physical measurements of all 54 African heads of state and(...)

A cow in the  roadway in Siliguri, India,  photographed in April  2014. Prime minister  Narendra Modi, a vegetarian Hindu nationalist,  warned before being elected that the country’s expanding meat industry would lead to its “ruin”. File photograph: Diptendu Dutta/AFP/Getty Images)

A Hindu mob killed a Muslim man in India over rumours that he butchered a cow. Police on Wednesday blamed the incident and subsequent sectarian viole(...)

Vehicles on the western express highway in Mumbai. Transport experts in India said that until road building agencies were held accountable for maintenance and prosecuted for negligence, the menace of potholes would continue. Photograph:  Divyakant Solanki/EPA

Nearly 16,000 people have died over the past year across India in accidents due to potholes, badly designed speed breakers and on roads under repair a(...)

The site of the  explosion in Petlawad in the central state of Madhya Pradesh. Police are hunting   for the owner of an illegal cache of explosives blamed for the blast in a crowded restaurant   that left 88 people dead.  Photograph: Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images

Indian police said on Sunday they were hunting for the owner of illegally stored explosives which accidentally detonated in the centre of a crowded t(...)

  Indulgent hotels Capture a castle in Mayo Ashford Castle is synonymous with luxury and now that new owners, the Tollman family, ha(...)

Indian soldiers march at the India Gate war memorial during a ceremony to commemorate 50th anniversary of a war between India and Pakistan, in New Delhi, India. Photograph:  Reuters

Cross-border firing between India and Pakistan killed at least nine people on Friday, the day India marked the 50th anniversary of a war between the t(...)

File photograph  of Maggi noodles in a shop in Faridabad, a suburb of New Delhi. India’s government is seeking damages of €85m from Nestle. Photograph: AFP/Getty

India will seek damages of 6.39 billion rupees (€89.5 million) from Swiss group Nestle after a food scare involving reports of excess lead in the firm(...)

Police and members of the rescue operation stand at the site of a train derailment near Harda, Madhya Pradesh. Photograph: Reuters 1:29

At least 27 people died when two trains derailed within minutes of each other in India’s central Madhya Pradesh province, after flash floods struck a(...)

Commuters stand at an open doorway of a suburban train during the morning rush hour in  India. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s government is planning to “employ” thousands of begging minstrels who work the country’s vast rail network to (...)