Voting in Indian elections reaches next-to-last phase

Asia & Pacific 05/11/19, 21:27

Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party rival Rahul Gandhi for the country's ills.Sunday's voting in 59 constituencies, including seven ...

Indian company buys famous UK toy retailer Hamleys

Europe 05/10/19, 10:27

An Indian company says it has agreed to take over the famous toy retailer Hamleys.Reliance Brands in Mumbai said in a statement Thursday that it would buy Hamleys Global Holdings, the owner of the Hamleys brand, from C Banner International ...

US commerce secretary urges India to open markets further

Business 05/07/19, 05:43

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says American technologies and expertise can play an important role in developing India's economy, but are facing significant barriers to accessing its markets.Ross told a gathering of business leaders in New Delhi on Tuesday that ...

Violence mars 5th phase of India’s marathon elections

World 05/06/19, 12:46

Scattered bomb explosions and clashes between rival political groups marred voting Monday in the crucial fifth phase of India's marathon elections, which also saw Congress party President Rahul Gandhi and his mother, Sonia Gandhi, trying to keep their seats.More than ...

Fun meets anti-bullying effort at annual Sikh Day Parade

U.S. 04/27/19, 15:05

New York's Madison Avenue was awash with live Indian music, food and dancing as it hosted the city's annual Sikh (SEEK') Day Parade.Saturday's celebration came with an effort to raise funds for a national TV ad campaign aimed at combating ...

Indian police uncovered a plot, but Sri Lanka didn’t act

World 04/27/19, 08:26

While monitoring the usual channels, Indian police stumbled upon something extraordinary: a detailed plot for what would become the bloodiest Islamic State group-linked attack in South Asia.Police were investigating suspected sympathizers of the withered caliphate in southern India when a ...

Fed watchdog probes treatment of immigrants in Texas lockup

U.S. 04/23/19, 16:06

NEWSNOW:A U.S. government watchdog agency has launched an investigation in the wake of an Associated Press report revealing complaints about how immigration authorities treated hunger strikers at a detention center in Texas.The Office of Inspector General for U.S. Department of ...

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