Category: India

India arrests South Korean CEO, 11 others for gas leak at LG Polymers

CHENNAI – Indian police have arrested 12 LG Polymers officials, including its South Korean Chief Executive Sunkey Jeong, an officer said on Wednesday, two months after a gas leak at the company’s south Indian chemical plant killed 12. The arrests were made under a case of culpable homicide […]


China begins pulling back troops near site of India border clash, Indian sources say

NEW DELHI/BEIJING – China began pulling back troops from along its contested border with India on Monday, Indian government sources said, following a clash between the two countries last month in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed. Troops fought for hours with rods and clubs on the night […]

India’s June jobless rate falls to 11%: private think-tank CMIE

NEW DELHI – India’s unemployment rate in June fell to 11% from 23.5% in May, according to data released by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) on Wednesday as economic activities resumed after government eased pandemic lockdown restrictions. The virus has infected over half a million people […]

India says China amassed troops along border in violation of agreements

NEW DELHI – China has deployed large numbers of troops and weapons along a disputed Himalayan border in violation of bilateral agreements, India’s foreign ministry said on Thursday, accusing Beijing of escalating tensions and triggering a deadly clash last week. “At the heart of the matter is that […]

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