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India seizes $725 million China's Xiaomi over remittances

Apr. 30, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities on Saturday seized $725 million from Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi, accusing it of breaking the country's foreign exchange laws by making illegal remittances abroad, officials said. The Enforcement Directorate, India's financial investigation...

India soldier killed, 4 workers injured in Kashmir attacks

Apr. 04, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A paramilitary solider was killed and another wounded in a rebel attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir’s main city, while four laborers were injured in two separate attacks elsewhere in the disputed region, police said Monday. Two militants on a motorbike...

Russia praises India's neutral stance on Ukraine fighting

Apr. 01, 2022 10:45 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Russia's foreign minister lauded India for not judging in a "one-sided way" as he discussed Moscow's military involvement in Ukraine with his Indian counterpart on Friday, after Washington urged New Delhi to use its leverage with Russia to end the war. Indian...

India, China discuss steps to end border impasse early

Mar. 25, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Indian counterpart and the national security adviser on Friday to expedite the disengagement of thousands of Indian and Chinese forces involved in a tense faceoff and occasional clashes along their disputed border, an Indian official...

Official: China foreign minister arrives in India for visit

Mar. 24, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in the Indian capital on Thursday for his visit in the past two years, after troops from the two countries engaged in a tense faceoff and occasional clashes along their disputed border, an Indian official said. The visit...

India unsure of Russian arms to meet China, Pakistan threats

Mar. 14, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is exploring ways to avoid a major disruption in its supply of Russian-made weaponry amid U.S. sanctions following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tightrope walk could become more difficult due to a continuing border standoff with China. ...

Military says unarmed missile from India ends up in Pakistan

Mar. 10, 2022 13:31 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military on Thursday claimed that an unarmed surface-to-surface missile launched from neighboring India violated Pakistan's airspace and ended up in eastern Punjab province, damaging a wall in a residential area but causing no casualties. Maj. Gen. Babar...

India walks tightrope over calls for Russia's isolation

Feb. 26, 2022 07:55 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's decision to abstain from voting on a U.N. Security Council resolution demanding that Russia cease its invasion of Ukraine does not mean support for Moscow, experts said, but reflects New Delhi's reliance on its Cold War ally for energy, weapons and support in conflicts...