Initiated with a proposition by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, June 21 was proclaimed International Yoga Day by the United Nations on Dec. 11, 2014. The aim of worldwide recognition was to primarily raise awareness on the benefits of yoga.
A leader from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party was sworn in as chief minister of a key southern Indian state on May 17, despite lacking a majority, after the Supreme Court rejected a last-minute bid to block the move.
President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met in central China Friday as they seek to repair ties that were marred by a border dispute last year.
Indian police opened a rape inquiry yesterday against a powerful lawmaker from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party in a case that has cast a new spotlight on impunity enjoyed by the elite.
BBC - An investigation has been launched after 27 people, most of them children, died when a school bus fell into a gorge in a mountainous region of India.
Most of the passengers were below the age of 10, police said. The bus driver and two teachers were also killed in the accident on Monday evening.
The incident occurred in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped a whirlwind visit to the UAE on Feb. 11, giving a keynote address as guest of honor at the World Government Summit in Dubai.
Protectionism is gaining ground and globalization is losing its appeal, but India is open for business, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the World Economic Forum on Jan. 23.