India

Tamil Nadu leadership hopeful jailed for graft

NEW DELHI – India’s Supreme Court convicted a confidante of the late chief minister of Tamil Nadu yesterday in a corruption case that will put her behind bars and effectively...

India optimistic of being coal-free by 2050

NEW DELHI — India will not need to build another coal power plant after 2025 if renewables continue to fall in cost at their current rate, according to a report that suggests...

Peugeot buys iconic Indian car brand

Peugeot buys iconic Indian car brand

NEW DELHI — French car manufacturer Peugeot has bought India’s most iconic car brand from its maker Hindustan Motors in a deal that signifies the passing of an era in India’s...

Fake news travels fast in India via WhatsApp

Fake news travels fast in India via WhatsApp

NEW DELHI — The new Indian banknotes being printed following last year’s scrapping of most of the country’s cash will feature a breakthrough technology to help the fight against...

India turns to tech in bid to improve rail safety

India turns to tech in bid to improve rail safety

NEW DELHI — India is phasing out the daily track inspections conducted by an army of 125,000 engineers across its vast colonial-era railway network, as ministers attempt to put...