Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has replaced the name India with a Sanskrit word in dinner invitations sent to guests attending this week’s Group of 20 summit, in a move that reflects his Hindu nationalist party’s efforts to eliminate what it sees as colonial-era names.
India became the first country to land a spacecraft near the moon’s south pole on Wednesday—a historic voyage to uncharted territory that scientists believe could hold vital reserves of frozen water, and a technological triumph for the world’s most populous nation.
President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are devoting the Indian leader’s state visit Thursday to launching new partnerships in defense, semiconductor manufacturing and more sectors as they look to strengthen their countries’ crucial —albeit complicated—relationship.
By Muneeza Naqvi Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — It takes courage to accuse a powerful politician — a man who would go on to become India’s prime minister — of encouraging riots against a minority. Police officer Sanjiv Bhatt did just that. And he says he is paying the price for it. Bhatt was […]
By Ashok Sharma and Muneeza Naqvi Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) – Thousands of people welcomed India’s next prime minister in the capital on May 17 after he led his party to a resounding election victory, with Narendra Modi flashing a victory sign to his cheering supporters and telling them that the win “created a […]
By Indrajit Singh The Associated Press PATNA, India (AP) — The second-biggest party in India’s main opposition alliance quit the group on Sunday after the dominant party appointed a Hindu ideologue to lead its campaign for parliamentary elections next year.