Maoist rebels have killed a local Congress leader and kidnapped at least four others after ambushing their convoy in central India, say police.
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said the government has nothing to hide in a $750-million deal for AgustaWestland helicopters.
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has appealed for calm as he sought to dampen growing public outrage over the gang rape of a young woman.
Two weeks ago Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh took a political gamble in opening the country's retail sector to international competition.
India has been removed from a list of polio endemic countries by the World Health Organisation, marking a victory for its health workers.
Indian activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike in August attracted public support, held a one-day fast demanding government to tackle corruption.
Small traders in India have planned demonstrations over the state's plan to give companies such as Tesco access to the Indian market.
Thousands have gathered to support an anti-corruption social activist who has galvanized India against the government through a hunger strike.
Protests swelled across India in support of a campaigner fasting to the death in jail against government corruption.
Protests have swelled across India in support of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, and the government seems unable to end the standoff.
Manmohan Singh was due to sign deals in fields from trade to life sciences to boost India's footprint on the African continent.
India has spread a mix of aid, education and technology transfers through Africa, hoping it will pay out in the scramble for natural resources.
India and Pakistan have agreed to resume direct sporting ties, including cricket games, which were frozen after the 2008 Mumbai attacks, reports say.
Thousands of delirious home fans brought the house down at the Mohali Stadium on Wednesday after India ended Pakistan's World Cup dream.
India and Pakistan head into an epic World Cup showdown on Wednesday that will showcase the bitter rivalry and common bonds between the neighbours.
In Indian Kashmir, allegiance to the rival team, Pakistan, reflects bitter feelings in the turbulent region.
Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Monday his visit to India to watch the Cricket World Cup semifinal was in the "national interest".
Twenty-seven million. That's how many people of Indian descent are living across the world, as the Indian government vies for their investment.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao left New Delhi on Friday, vowing that India will never be a rival, but his rhetoric has done little to lift Indian unease.
Nicolas Sarkozy was to hold talks with Manmohan Singh with a new deal on nuclear power set to be the centrepiece of the meeting.