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Gas pipeline blast kills 16 in southern India: minister

HYDERABAD: A massive explosion Friday on a state-owned gas pipeline running through the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh killed at least 16 people and gutted...

Indian Elections Through Pakistani Eyes: From Bangalore To Hyderabad

Hyderabad was the capital of the largest princely state of the same name that was ruled by Muslim monarchs for centuries. After its inclusion into India, its Maratha,...

Bill To Create New Indian State Passes Amid Protests

NEW DELHI: India’s upper house of parliament on Thursday passed a contentious bill to create a new state by splitting southern Andhra Pradesh in two despite...

India Chief Minister Quits In Row Over New State

NEW DELHI: The chief minister of an Indian state quit on Wednesday in protest at a contentious bill to split his state in two, a plan which triggered chaotic scenes in...

India’s Pepper-Spraying Parliament Branded A ‘Disgrace’

NEW DELHI: India’s normally disruptive parliament was widely derided on Friday as having hit a new low after lawmakers fought, broke equipment and pepper-sprayed...