The wife of a wealthy businessman accused of her murder told a GP a month before her death of being “depressed” because he did not want children with her, a court heard.
More than 800,000 people have been evacuated along India’s eastern coast as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal that is forecast to bring “extremely severe” wind and rain.
The Indian army has been mocked after claiming images of footprints in the snow were evidence of the yeti.
The Dalai Lama has returned to his headquarters in the north Indian hill town of Dharmsala after a brief stay in a hospital in the capital for treatment of a chest infection.
Creditors of India’s beleaguered Jet Airways have said they are “reasonably hopeful” a bidding process with potential investors for a controlling stake in the airline will save the company.
The Dalai Lama says he feels “normal, almost normal” after leaving a New Delhi hospital where he was treated for a chest infection.
At least four people have been killed on the first day of polling in India’s general elections, which are seen as a referendum on prime minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party.
Polls have opened in the first phase of India’s general elections.
A wealthy businessman on trial for the murder of his wife allegedly asked another man to kill his previous spouse for £20,000 four years beforehand, a court heard.
The Dalai Lama has praised New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern for her compassionate handling of a recent attack on two mosques by a gunman that left 50 Muslim worshippers dead in Christchurch.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to meet the family of a Scottish Sikh who has been held in India without trial.
Comedian Trevor Noah has defended his joke about the conflict between India and Pakistan.
Soldiers from India and Pakistan have targeted each other along the volatile frontier in disputed Kashmir, killing at least six civilians and wounding four others, officials said.
Drones were yesterday brought in after a search for missing Fort William climber Tom Ballard was stood down due to an avalanche risk.
Round-the-clock diplomatic efforts are under way in a bid to defuse the “very volatile” crisis over Kashmir, Jeremy Hunt has said.
Thousands of Indian and Pakistani social media users have been pleading with their leaders to find peace amid escalating tensions as #SayNoToWar began trending on Twitter in both countries on Wednesday.
Nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan face their worst tension in years over the disputed region of Kashmir, with Islamabad saying it shot down two Indian warplanes on Wednesday and captured a pilot.
Pakistan’s air force said it has shot down two Indian warplanes after they crossed the boundary between the two nuclear-armed rivals in the disputed territory of Kashmir, with two Indian pilots being captured.
Pakistan’s military said it has captured two Indian pilots after the Pakistani air force shot down their aircraft on its side of the disputed region of Kashmir.
India is contradicting Pakistani claims that an air strike it launched on a Pakistan-controlled sector of Kashmir caused no casualties.
Pakistan’s military has accused Indian aircraft of crossing into its territory and carrying out an air strike but said there were no casualties from the attack.
A descendant of King Robert the Bruce had spoken of the remarkable progress being made to restore a Scottish cemetery in the heart of Kolkata.
They say that travel broadens a person's horizons, so as I write this I am planning a trip to Portknockie.
At school in a history lesson, I learned of the exploits of Vasco da Gama, the first European to discover India. At the time, I dreamed of visiting this fascinating country.
British lamb could soon be served in restaurants in India.
Priyanka Chopra’s wedding to US pop star Nick Jonas was a big event, but its size relatively pales in comparison to the 75ft (23m) long veil worn by the bride.
The Simpsons’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon could be written out of the show, a producer has claimed, after a row over the character’s depiction of Indians.
Indian authorities are to investigate whether personal data from voters and Facebook users was misused by controversial consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica.
An iconic north-east restaurant is finally expected to reopen this month - with diners promised an experience like no other.
BBC presenter Anita Rani has revealed that she has made a new documentary about Bollywood and its place in modern India.
A powerful storm has toppled two minarets at the entry gates of the Taj Mahal in northern India, an official said.
Bollywood star Salman Khan has been convicted of poaching rare deer in a wildlife preserve two decades ago and sentenced to five years in prison.