Dec 15, 2015

Delhi chief minister accuses 'psycho' Modi after raid

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday accused his archrival Narendra Modi of waging a political vendetta, branding the Indian premier a “psychopath” after federal investigators raided his administration’s headquarters. The firebrand chief minister, who founded and leads the anti-corruption Aam Aadmi party, is ...

Dec 14, 2015

Insects used in exotic dishes served up at Indian food festival

Welhite Naro proudly proffers his fried spiders and grilled crickets along with a somewhat less exotic dish of millet and squash — a small sample of the disappearing delicacies of India’s remote northeast. Naro is a farmer from Nagaland, one of the eight states ...

Abe off to India for talks with Modi on nuclear technology pact

Dec 11, 2015

Abe off to India for talks with Modi on nuclear technology pact

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left Friday for a three-day visit to India, where he will meet with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, to discuss a proposed bilateral nuclear cooperation treaty. Speaking to reporters at his office before departure from Tokyo International Airport at Haneda, ...

18 die in India hospital as floods cut off power

Dec 5, 2015

18 die in India hospital as floods cut off power

Severe floods that hit the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu this week have killed 18 patients after rain waters knocked out generators, officials said Saturday. State officials were investigating complaints of negligence by hospital authorities in the state capital Chennai, which is reeling ...