BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar arrested in rape case

Public outcry results in arrest of Uttar Pradesh legislator facing charges of rape and abduction of teenaged girl. Indian police say a legislator from the governing BJP has been arrested on charges of abducting and raping a teenaged girl a year ago. Kuldeep Singh Sengar, 50, a member of the Uttar Pradesh state legislative assembly, has been accused of raping […]

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India shoots down live space satellite in just three minutes

India "registered its name as a space power" by shooting down a live satellite in space today. The country's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, hailed the ground-breaking mission a success after the missile wiped out the satellite 186 miles away. Only Russia, China and the US have ever completed such a feat. The anti-satellite device can blind enemies, disrupt communications and […]

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Modi, Macron sign defence deal

‘We have a very good chemistry.’ French President Emmanuel Macron has said defence ties with India had reached a new high after the two nations signed a key security accord for the Indian Ocean to counter China’s growing influence in the region. “Defence cooperation between the two countries now has a new significance,” Macron said as Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

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