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Rescuers working overnight have found 35 bodies after well structure collapsed at Hindu festival in central India

Mar. 30, 2023 23:47 PM EDT
NEW DELHI (AP) — Rescuers working overnight have found 35 bodies after well structure collapsed at Hindu festival in central India.

India's warm weather plans can't take the heat, report says

Mar. 28, 2023 10:20 AM EDT

BENGALURU, India (AP) — With temperatures set to soar next month, Indian authorities need more resources and better preparation to deal with searing heat particularly for the most vulnerable communities around the country, a New Delhi-based think tank said. Analyzing 37 regional...

Opposition disrupts Indian Parliament after Gandhi's ouster

Mar. 27, 2023 10:25 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Members of opposition parties dressed in black disrupted India's Parliament on Monday and protested in the capital, New Delhi, after Rahul Gandhi, a key opposition leader and fierce critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was expelled from the legislature last week. ...

India police seek Sikh leader, arrest separatist supporters

Mar. 22, 2023 21:09 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police are searching for a separatist leader who has revived calls for an independent Sikh homeland, stirring fears of violence in northwestern Punjab state where there's a history of bloody insurgency. Police have accused Amritpal Singh, a 30-year-old...

Japan's Kishida heading to Ukraine for talks with Zelenskyy

Mar. 20, 2023 23:57 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was heading to Kyiv early Tuesday for talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy that coincide with the Chinese leader's visit to Moscow. Kishida will “show respect to the courage and patience of the Ukrainian people who...

AP PHOTOS: Indians celebrate Holi, Hindu festival of color

Mar. 08, 2023 06:35 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of Indians on Wednesday celebrated the Holi festival, dancing to the beat of drums, smearing each other with green, yellow and red colors and exchanging sweets in homes, parks and streets. Free from wearing masks and other COVID-19 restrictions after two...

US, Russia hold highest-level talks since Ukraine invasion

Mar. 02, 2023 14:08 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov talked briefly Thursday in the highest-level in-person talks between the two countries since Russia's invasion of Ukraine. But there was no indication of any movement toward easing the intense...

At G-20, high expectations for India as rising global power

Mar. 02, 2023 01:51 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — With the foreign ministers of the Group of 20 leading economies meeting Thursday in New Delhi, host India is promoting itself as a rising superpower while leveraging its position on the global stage to bridge the gap between the West and Russia. Experts expect...

Yannik Paul extends lead to 5 shots at Indian Open

Feb. 24, 2023 12:47 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Yannik Paul extended his lead to five strokes after two rounds of the Indian Open on the European tour on Friday. The No. 119-ranked German began the day with a one-shot lead before his 3-under 69 at DLF Golf and Country Club in New Delhi. Paul made...

Indian authorities accuse BBC of tax evasion after searches

Feb. 17, 2023 11:03 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Finance Ministry accused the BBC of tax evasion on Friday, saying that it had not fully declared its income and profits from its operations in the country. Indian tax authorities ended three days of searches of the British broadcaster's New Delhi and...