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  • India's Modi says committed to no first use of nuclear weapons

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian prime ministerial frontrunner Narendra Modi ruled out the first use of nuclear weapons on Wednesday, seeking to calm concerns after his Hindu nationalist party vowed to revise arms strategy if elected. Modi told the ANI...
  • Indian top court recognizes transgenders in landmark ruling

    Indian top court recognizes transgenders in landmark ruling
    India's top court on Tuesday recognized the country's long marginalized transgender community as a third gender and, in a landmark judgment lauded by human rights groups, called on the government to ensure their equal treatment. There are hundreds of...
  • Indian voters lured by cash handouts, drugs, bootleg liquor

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian election officials have seized a record $36 million dollars of cash concealed in cars, private planes and even ambulances that they say was destined to buy off voters and pay for expenses over and above the spending limit....
  • India's Sonia Gandhi in TV appeal to stop 'divisive' BJP

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Sonia Gandhi, president of India's ruling Congress party, has issued a rare direct appeal to the nation not to return an opposition she said was motivated by "hatred and falsehood" in the country's general election. The three-minute...
  • Higher food costs in India probably pushed inflation up in March

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Inflation in India is expected to have edged up on higher food costs in March, snapping a three-month easing trend that will give the central bank less scope to support the economy amid fresh signs of slowdown. Analysts say the risk...
  • India's BJP opposition party heading for majority: opinion poll

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Hindu nationalist BJP opposition party and its allies are set to win a narrow majority in the world's largest democratic election, the latest opinion poll showed on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party, led by prime-...
  • Journalists smeared me over Gujarat riots: India's Modi

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian opposition leader and general election frontrunner Narendra Modi accused the media on Wednesday of smearing him over sectarian rioting in 2002 in which more than 1,000 people, mostly Muslims, died. Modi's Hindu nationalist...
  • India's renowned education system has a flip side: Ingrained cheating

    MUMBAI, India — The voice that answers the number posted on the online ad is polished, confident: No one will suspect anything, he says. The gadget has never failed. A college senior, he sounds younger on the phone but assures the caller that he...
  • Gandhi daughter steps up to fight for India's Congress party

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's sister clashed with an estranged cousin running in the election on an opposition ticket on Tuesday, in a new sign of aggression that partymen hope will draw her deeper into active politics to...
  • Atletico, former cricketers among owners of new Indian league

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Leading Spanish club Atletico Madrid and former cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly are among the owners of eight franchises of a new Indian football league set to kick off later this year, organisers said on Sunday. La Liga...
  • New attack by insider deals blow to PM during Indian election

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A new book accuses India's prime minister of being weak and unable to stamp out corruption on his watch, the second recent attack by an insider that undermines the Congress party as it seeks re-election despite trailing in opinion...