Category: India

EXCLUSIVE India to clear 45 investments from China, likely to include Great Wall, SAIC-sources

India is set to clear 45 investment proposals from China, which are likely to include those from Great Wall Motor (601633.SS) and SAIC Motor Corp (600104.SS), government and industry sources told Reuters, as military tensions between the two countries ease at the disputed border. The proposals have been held up since […]

Protesting Indian farmers vow to amass more supporters outside capital Delhi

More than 100,000 farmers and farm workers gathered in India’s northern Punjab state on Sunday in a show of strength against new farm laws, where union leaders called on supporters to amass outside the capital New Delhi on Feb. 27. Tens of thousands of Indian growers have already […]

India criticises UN experts who voiced concern over Kashmir

India has criticised UN rights experts for voicing concerns about constitutional changes made in the Muslim-majority territory of Kashmir, where militants have been fighting for independence for three decades. A statement released by the two special rapporteurs on minority issues and freedom of religion or belief on Thursday […]

India virus infections at 3-wk high, Mumbai hires marshals to enforce mask-wearing

India reported on Friday its biggest jump in new coronavirus infections in three weeks, with 13,193 cases, while thousands of marshals fanned out to enforce mask wearing across the financial capital of Mumbai, which is battling a recent spurt. The tally of confirmed infections is 10.96 million, the […]

India, China complete disengagement in Pangong lake area; To hold military talks on Saturday on further withdrawal

New Delhi, Feb 19: After completing the withdrawal of troops and weapons from the north and south banks of Pangong lake, India and China will hold a fresh round of high-level military talks on Saturday to take forward the disengagement process in Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang in eastern […]

Satellite images show China emptying military camps at border flashpoint with India

China has dismantled dozens of structures and moved vehicles to empty out entire camps along a disputed Himalayan border, where Indian and Chinese troops have been locked in a face-off since last summer, satellite images released on Wednesday show. The nuclear-armed neighbours last week announced a plan to […]

Britain’s Cairn files case in U.S. to push India to pay $1.2 bln award

Cairn Energy (CNE.L) has filed a case in a U.S. district court to enforce a $1.2 billion arbitration award it won in a tax dispute against India, a court document showed, ratcheting up pressure on the government to pay its dues. In December, an arbitration body awarded the British firm […]

India, China agree to pull back troops from disputed Himalayan lake

NEW DELHI – India and China on Thursday began to pull back troops and battle tanks from a bitterly contested lake area high in the western Himalayas on Thursday in a breakthrough after a months-long standoff on the disputed border. Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh told parliament the […]

Vacancy, inadequate infrastructure in consumer fora deprive citizens of grievance redressal: SC

New Delhi, Jan 30: Consumer rights are “important rights” and non-manning of posts and inadequate infrastructure in district and state consumer commissions across the country would deprive the citizens of redressal of their grievances, the Supreme Court has said. The apex court said this while hearing a plea that […]

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