Mar 21, 2013 13:31 EDT
A senior Indian central bank official cleared three private banks of money-laundering on Thursday after an undercover media investigation led to the suspension of dozens of their employees.
Mar 21, 2013 13:24 EDT
India's top court upheld the death penalty on Thursday for a mastermind of the country's deadliest series of attacks and ruled a Bollywood star who bought weapons from the bombers must return to jail.
Mar 21, 2013 07:23 EDT
Asian markets were mixed Thursday as Chinese data showing manufacturing activity in the world's number two economy picked up in March, while Tokyo was lifted by renewed weakness in the yen.
Mar 21, 2013 03:35 EDT
India's top court upheld the death penalty Thursday for a mastermind of a series of bombings which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, the deadliest set of attacks in the country's history.
Mar 20, 2013 08:41 EDT
India promised Wednesday to push for a "strong" UN resolution urging Sri Lanka to investigate alleged war crimes, a day after the issue caused a split in the ruling coalition.
Mar 20, 2013 07:35 EDT
Asian markets were mixed on Wednesday after Cypriot lawmakers comprehensively rejected a plan to tax savings as part of a crucial bailout deal.
Mar 20, 2013 06:23 EDT
They may build skyscraper mansions, travel by private jet and throw sumptuous wedding parties, but it seems India's super-rich are much slower at opening their wallets for charity.
Mar 19, 2013 14:10 EDT
India's lower house on Tuesday passed a bill toughening punishment for sex offenders, including the death penalty if a victim dies, after the fatal gang-rape of a student that sparked national outrage.
Mar 19, 2013 12:51 EDT
Police in Indian-administered Kashmir Tuesday said they had arrested four people including a Pakistani member of militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) over an attack that killed five policemen.
Mar 19, 2013 04:02 EDT
A speeding bus careered off a river bridge in western India Tuesday, killing 37 people and injuring another 14, police said.
Mar 19, 2013 02:43 EDT
India's central bank cut its main interest rate by 25 basis points on Tuesday -- its second such reduction this year -- in an effort to jumpstart the slowing economy.
Mar 19, 2013 01:39 EDT
A bus crash left 32 people dead and another 13 injured after the vehicle careered off a bridge over a river in India's western state of Maharashtra on Tuesday, police said.
Mar 18, 2013 17:58 EDT
India's central bank is expected to cut interest rates for a second time this year on Tuesday in an effort to kickstart the country's sharply slowing economic growth, economists said.
Mar 18, 2013 09:26 EDT
Mumbai police have set up India's first "social media lab" to monitor Facebook, Twitter and other networking sites, sparking concerns about freedom of speech online.
Mar 18, 2013 07:34 EDT
Asian markets tumbled on Monday and the euro sank as eurozone fears returned on news that Cyprus was planning to tax bank depositors as part of a controversial bailout.
Mar 17, 2013 12:09 EDT
Police in India said Sunday they had arrested a group of farmers in their twenties who had confessed to gang-raping a Swiss cyclist, the latest in a series of shocking sex crimes in the country.
Mar 17, 2013 07:02 EDT
Five villagers have confessed to gang-raping a Swiss tourist in central India, police said Sunday, in an incident that has renewed focus on the rampant violence against women in the country.
Mar 15, 2013 07:08 EDT
Asian markets were mixed on Friday following another strong lead from Wall Street, where traders took heart from more upbeat US jobs numbers.
Mar 14, 2013 04:28 EDT
India's inflation increased unexpectedly last month, data showed Thursday, tempering hopes of an interest rate cut next week after the central bank chief warned about rising prices.
Mar 14, 2013 02:10 EDT
India's central bank chief has said "stubborn" inflation remains a major obstacle to growth in India, dimming expectations of an interest rate cut when policymakers meet next week.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|— Metropolitan city —|
|Municipal commissioner||Swadhin Kshatriya|
|13,830,884 (1st) (2010[update])|
• 22,922 /km2 (59,368 /sq mi)
• 21,900,967 (1st) (2010[update])
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|603.4 km2 (233 sq mi)|
• 14 m (46 ft)