Former attorney general of India GE Vahanvati, the first Muslim to become the top law officer of the country, died in Mumbai on Tuesday following a heart attack aged 65. Vahanvati was appointed the 13th attorney general in June 2009 for a three-year term after UPA government was relected.
On August 27th 2014 BBC Two TV screened the first of a four part documentary Hotel India billed as A look behind the scenes of India's oldest and most famous hotel, the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai.
With a cantor singing a benediction, more than two dozen black-hatted rabbis from around the world arrived here this week to reopen a Jewish centre attacked and gutted during a 2008 killing rampage by Pakistani militants.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Kansai International Airport on Saturday for a five-day visit in which he is expected to seek stronger security and economic ties with Japan in the face of China's rising territorial ambitions and military might.
MUMBAI India's federal police have filed charges against a former minister, his media mogul brother, and a Malaysian tycoon over alleged corruption to help Malaysia's Maxis group take control of an Indian mobile phone carrier eight years ago.
Two days after Kalyan youth Arif Ejaz Majeed was reported killed fighting alongside Islamist insurgents in Iraq, the Indian jihadist group Ansar ul-Tawhid has issued an online tribute to the 23-year-old engineering student, hailing his 'martyrdom'.
Police in India's financial capital have arrested four people alleged to have siphoned off money from accounts held in multiple banks, mostly state-owned, in the latest scandal involving public sector lenders in Asia's third-largest economy.