Indian sub returns as rescuers look for 2 missing – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW DELHI — Rescuers were searching the cramped confines of an Indian navy submarine after it returned to port in Mumbai on Thursday, a day after an accident aboard…

Navy chief Admiral DK Joshi quits after another submarine fire, govt quickly … – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: In an unprecedented step, Navy chief Admiral Devender Kumar Joshi resigned on Wednesday, owning “moral responsibility” for warship and submarine accidents over the last six months,…

Two officers killed after fire erupts inside INS Sindhuratna – Times of India

Times of IndiaMUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Two officers were feared killed and seven sailors injured when a fire erupted on board a submarine, INS Sindhuratna, around 40 nautical miles off Mumbai in…

Indian Naval Chief Resigns After Submarine Accident – New York Times

New York TimesNEW DELHI — India’s naval chief resigned on Wednesday after a Russian-made Indian submarine caught fire off the coast of Mumbai, injuring seven officers and leaving two missing.…

Telangana bill cleared amid din, mysterious TV blackout of Lok Sabha – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Keen on the 17 seats in the region, a determined Congress managed to secure Lok Sabha’s nod for the creation of Telangana amid din raised by…

Arvind Kejriwal calls Narendra Modi face of communal politics – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Focusing sharply on the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal criticized Modi by calling him the face of…

Arvind Kejriwal’s resignation leaves Congress strategy in tatters – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Arvind Kejriwal’s abrupt resignation has defeated the Congress objective behind its audacious move to prop up its nemesis as Delhi chief minister. The decision to force…

AAP announces nationwide anti-graft campaign from February 23 – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: AAP on Saturday announced a nationwide anti-graft campaign against Congress and BJP from February 23. Arvind Kejriwal will kick-start the campaign from Haryana on Feb 23…

Arvind Kejriwal quits over Jan Lokpal bill – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party’s whirlwind 49-day stint in office ended on Friday evening with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal launching AAP’s Lok Sabha campaign by accusing Congress…

‘The Hindus’: Penguin warns of ‘intolerant’ laws – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Under criticism for withdrawing American scholar Wendy Doniger’s book ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’ from the country, Penguin Books India on Friday said it had an…

Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal announces resignation – Daily Times

Daily TimesNEW DELHI: Delhi’s firebrand Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced his resignation on Friday to protest the blocking of an anti-corruption bill, fewer than 50 days after taking power in…

Activists mourn as top court stands firm on gay-sex ban – Reuters India

Reuters IndiaNEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Supreme Court has refused to review a month-old ruling that banned gay sex in the world’s largest democracy, standing firm on a decision that…

Kangaroo Court in Eastern India Allegedly Orders Gang Rape of Woman – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaBIRBHUM, WEST BENGAL AND NEW DELHI — A group of men from her village in eastern India allegedly raped a woman in her early twenties on January 22…

My mother was too strong to commit suicide, Sunanda’s son says – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Sunanda Pushkar’s son has come out in the defence of Union minister Shashi Tharoor even as he strongly rejected the possibility of his mother committing suicide.…

Death of Sunanda Pushkar “unnatural” say doctors – Reuters India

Reuters IndiaNEW DELHI (Reuters) – The death of junior human resource development minister Shashi Tharoor’s wife was described as “sudden” and “unnatural” following an autopsy on Saturday, a day after…

Sunanda Pushkar and Shashi Tharoor had a bitter spat on Jan 15 – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Sunanda Pushkar and Shashi Tharoor had a bitter spat all the way on the flight from Tiruvananthapuram to Delhi on January 15 that drew the attention…

Drug overdose may have killed Sunanda Pushkar: Autopsy – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: The autopsy of Sunanda Pushkar indicates that she died of drug overdose, most likely a lethal combination of sedatives, some other strong medicines and perhaps alcohol.…

Tharoor was taken to AIIMS after ‘chest pain’ – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Less than two hours after Sunanda Pushkar’s body arrived at the AIIMS mortuary, her husband Shashi Tharoor too had to rush to the hospital with complaints…

After Love Unravels in Media, Indian Politician’s Wife Is Found Dead – New York Times

New York TimesShashi Tharoor, right, a minister in the Indian government, sat in an ambulance with the body of his wife, Sunanda Pushkar, in New Delhi, India. Money Sharma/European Pressphoto…

In long-awaited speech, Gandhi tries to boost India’s ruling party – Reuters

Reuters… Print. * Gandhi makes impassioned pre-election speech to fire up Congress party. * But he is not named candidate for prime minister. * Congress faces challenge from Hindu nationalist…

Rahul Gandhi Won’t Be Candidate for India’s Top Job – New York Times

New York TimesNEW DELHI — At a major gathering of the Indian National Congress on Friday, Sonia Gandhi announced that her son Rahul would not be nominated for the post…

Gang-raped Danish woman goes back home – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: The 51-year-old Danish national, who was allegedly gang-raped on Tuesday night in the capital, left for Denmark soon after filing her complaint with the police. The…

India’s political parties open arms for diplomat at center of US spat – Reuters

ReutersNEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, heading home from the United States after she was indicted for visa fraud in a case that has strained bilateral ties, could…

India asks US Embassy to remove 1 of its officers – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW DELHI (AP) — India asked the United States on Friday to withdraw a diplomat from the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, the latest retaliation in a smoldering diplomatic…

Indian Diplomat Flies Home After Indictment in US – New York Times

New York TimesNEW DELHI — An Indian diplomat whose recent arrest in New York caused an uproar in her home country was on a plane bound for her homeland, Indian…

India tells US to close embassy club; anger exposes flaws in ties – The News International

The News InternationalNEW DELHI/WASHINGTON: India ordered the United States on Wednesday to close down an embassy club for expatriate Americans in New Delhi, escalating a diplomatic row between the two…

India targets American expatriate club as diplomatic dispute escalates – Reuters

ReutersNEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has told the United States it cannot permit non-diplomats to visit a club at its Delhi embassy, escalating a row over the arrest of an…

9 killed in fire on express train in W. India – Xinhua

XinhuaNEW DELHI, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) — Some nine people, including one woman, were charred to death in a major fire which broke out on an express train in the western…

14 killed in building collapse in W. India – Xinhua

XinhuaNEW DELHI, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) — At least 14 workers were killed while some 60 trapped in the debris of a building that is under construction in the western Indian…

I am out, Rahul best man for job: Manmohan Singh – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: By the time a journalist asked prime minister Manmohan Singh about the possibility of his coming out of retirement if Congressmen felt that a likely UPA…

Manmohan fends off corruption charges – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Manmohan Singh is fond of casting himself as an implacable adversary of BJP. Yet, for all the ideological hostility that he has shown , he ended…

India PM to step aside after 10 years in office – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW DELHI (AP) — India’s prime minister said Friday that he would step aside after 10 years in office, paving the way for Rahul Gandhi to take the reins…

India’s PM says to step down, backs Gandhi as successor – Reuters

ReutersNEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday ruled out serving another term after an election due by May and threw his support behind Nehru-Gandhi dynasty scion…

If 1.5 crore citizens of Delhi get together we can root out corruption from the … – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged all honest politicians and officers to join the fight against corruption in his first address as the chief minister of Delhi…

Fire on Indian Express Train Kills Dozens – New York Times

New York TimesNEW DELHI — More than two dozen passengers, many of them headed home for the holidays, were killed early Saturday when an express train traveling through the center…