Latest New Delhi News

Indian court grants extradition for Australia murder suspect

Jan. 24, 2023 07:27 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — A court in New Delhi on Tuesday approved an extradition request for the prime suspect in the killing of a woman on an Australian beach four years ago. Rajwinder Singh, who is of Indian origin, was arrested in November on the outskirts of the Indian capital. His...

Local media reports a 72-seat passenger airplane has crashed in Nepal

Jan. 15, 2023 01:23 AM EST
NEW DELHI (AP) — Local media reports a 72-seat passenger airplane has crashed in Nepal.

Indian held for unruly behavior with woman on airline flight

Jan. 08, 2023 01:33 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police have arrested an unruly airline passenger following a complaint by a woman aboard an Air India flight from New York that he urinated on her in business class. Shankar Mishra was picked up by police in the southern city of Bengaluru and brought to the...

AP PHOTOS: New Delhi's homeless shiver in biting cold

Jan. 02, 2023 01:52 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — When midnight approaches in New Delhi and a freezing fog settles over the Indian capital, thousands of homeless people spread torn mattresses and blankets on the pavements and lie on them to keep warm. Those who can’t afford the blankets spend the night around a...

Indian police say 4 suspected rebels killed in Kashmir

Dec. 28, 2022 02:56 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir said government forces killed four suspected militants in a gunbattle on Wednesday. A top police officer, Mukesh Singh, said troops intercepted a truck in the outskirts of Jammu city early Wednesday following its “unusual...

India opposition’s ‘unity march’ against hate enters capital

Dec. 24, 2022 04:03 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Members of India’s main opposition Congress party and thousands of supporters walked into the capital on Saturday as part of a 5-month-long cross-country “unity march” seeking to challenge what they say is a “hate-filled” version of the country under the Hindu...

Policy, climate, war make 2022 'pivot year' for clean energy

Dec. 20, 2022 23:09 PM EST

BENGALURU, India (AP) — For renewable energy companies in India, it's a good time to be in business. One of India’s largest renewable energy firms, Renew Power, will be among the corporations big and small hoping for a piece of a $2.6 billion government scheme that encourages the...

Indian PM Modi's party wins in one state, loses in another

Dec. 08, 2022 09:43 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party retained its 27-year control of his home state of Gujarat with a commanding election victory, but lost power in northern Himachal Pradesh state and in the city of New Delhi, according to a nearly complete vote count...

Cyberattack on top Indian hospital highlights security risk

Dec. 07, 2022 09:17 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — The leading hospital in India's capital limped back to normalcy on Wednesday after a cyberattack crippled its operations for nearly two weeks. Online registration of patients resumed Tuesday after the hospital was able to access its server and recover lost data....

India signals it will continue to buy oil from Russia

Dec. 05, 2022 06:25 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will prioritize its own energy needs and continue to buy oil from Russia, its foreign minister signaled Monday, as Western governments press Moscow with a price cap to squeeze its earnings from oil exports. Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar...