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July 12, 2024 at 7:18 PM

Son of Asia’s richest man set to marry in one of India’s most extravagant weddings

Global celebrities, business tycoons and politicians are arriving in India’s financial capital to attend the wedding of the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, the world’s ninth richest man
July 12, 2024 at 7:18 PM
American actor and musician Nick Jonas arrives with his wife Priyanka Chopra at the wedding of Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's son Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant at Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai, India, Friday, July 12, 2024. (AP Photo /Rajanish Kakade)
July 10, 2024 at 12:06 PM

India's Modi discusses the Ukraine war with Austria a day after meeting Putin

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has discussed the war in Ukraine with the leader of Austria, an ally of Kyiv that has a policy of military neutrality
July 10, 2024 at 12:06 PM
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Austria's Chancellor Karl Nehammer walk together in Vienna Austria, Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Modi's visit to Austria is the first by an Indian prime minister in 41 years. (AP Photo/Heinz-Peter Bader)
July 10, 2024 at 5:33 AM

A collision of a double-decker bus and a milk truck in northern India has killed 18 people and 19 more are injured

A collision of a double-decker bus and a milk truck in northern India has killed 18 people and 19 more are injured
July 10, 2024 at 5:33 AM
July 4, 2024 at 2:30 PM

Indian mother delivers baby on boat as her river island is inundated by floodwaters

A blue tarp covered a mother and her newborn daughter from the incessant rain on their boat journey
July 4, 2024 at 2:30 PM
25-year-old Jahanara Khatoon nurses her newborn daughter, born on a boat over the river Brahmaputra, as the family sits inside an ambulance on the way to a healthcare centre in Morigaon district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Wednesday, July 3, 2024. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
July 4, 2024 at 6:06 AM

India is likely undercounting heat deaths, affecting its response to increasingly harsh heat waves

Months of scorching temperatures sometimes over 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit) in parts of India this year left hundreds dead or ill
July 4, 2024 at 6:06 AM
FILE - A woman walks carrying water collected from a public tap in a shanty town on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Tuesday, June 18, 2024. The official number of heat deaths listed in government reports barely scratches the surface of the true toll and that's affecting future preparations for similar swelters, according to public health experts. (AP Photo/Channi Anand, File)
July 3, 2024 at 12:30 PM

How did a religious gathering in India turn into a deadly stampede?

More than 120 people died in a stampede after a religious gathering in northern India on Tuesday
July 3, 2024 at 12:30 PM
A man weeps while hugging the father-in-law of his 37-year-old sister Ruby, victim of a stampede, outside Hathras district hospital, Uttar Pradesh, India, Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Thousands of people at a religious gathering rushed to leave a makeshift tent, setting off a stampede Tuesday that killed more than hundred people and injured scores. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
July 3, 2024 at 5:42 AM

Stampede at religious event in India kills at least 116 people, mostly women and children

Authorities say at least 116 people died in a stampede when a crowd at a religious gathering in northern India rushed to leave a makeshift tent
July 3, 2024 at 5:42 AM
People stand around the bodies lying covered on stretchers outside the Sikandrarao hospital in Hathras district about 350 kilometers (217 miles) southwest of Lucknow, India, Tuesday, July 2, 2024. Thousands of people at a religious gathering in India rushed to leave a makeshift tent, setting off a stampede Tuesday that killed more than hundred people and injured scores. (AP Photo/Manoj Aligadi)
July 2, 2024 at 6:28 PM

Over 100 killed following stampede in India

The stampede occurred after a religious gathering with Hindu figure Bhole Baba as participants rushed to leave.
July 2, 2024 at 6:28 PM
VIDEO: Over 100 killed following stampede in India
July 2, 2024 at 10:14 AM

Floods, landslides triggered by heavy rains in India kill at least 16 people

Authorities say floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 16 people over the last two weeks in India’s northeast, where more than 300,000 have been displaced from their submerged homes
July 2, 2024 at 10:14 AM
Flood affected people travel with their belongings through flood waters in Sildubi village in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India, Tuesday, July 2, 2024. Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed more than a dozen people over the last two weeks in India's northeast. (AP photo/Anupam Nath)
June 29, 2024 at 10:46 AM

Indian military tank sinks while crossing a river, killing 5 soldiers

Officials say five Indian soldiers are dead after a military tank they were travelling in sank
June 29, 2024 at 10:46 AM
FILE - In this file photo provided by the Indian Army, tanks pull back from the banks of Pangong Tso lake region, in Ladakh along the India-China border on Feb. 10, 2021. Five Indian soldiers were killed when a military tank they were travelling in sank while crossing a river in the remote region of Ladakh that borders China, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said Saturday, June 29, 2024. (Indian Army via AP, File)
1 month ago

Indian man extradited to US over alleged plot to assassinate Sikh separatist

An Indian national has been extradited to the United States to face charges he directed a plot to kill a critic of the Indian government in New York City.
1 month ago
A member of United Hindu Front organization holds a banner depicting Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a lawyer believed to be based in Canada during a rally along a street in New Delhi, Sept. 24, 2023.
2 months ago

India may have recorded its hottest temperature ever amid severe heat wave

A temperature of 126 degrees Fahrenheit was measured near New Delhi.
2 months ago
India records its highest temperature ever near New Delhi 
2 months ago

The hottest temperature ever measured in India potentially recorded

India recorded a temperature of 52.3 degrees Celsius -- or about 126 degrees Fahrenheit -- on Wednesday afternoon at a weather station in Mungeshpur, near New Delhi.
2 months ago
A worker transfers baskets of shaved ice to a food processing unit on a hot summer afternoon, at a market in New Delhi on May 29, 2024, amid ongoing heatwave.
8 months ago

Activist Gurpatwant Pannun fears the government of India may be plotting to kill him

Pannun, an American citizen and native of India, has been a frequent critic of the Modi government.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Activist Gurpatwant Pannun fears the government of India may be plotting to kill him
8 months ago

Construction workers rescued in India

All 41 construction workers were rescued after being trapped for 17 days in a collapsed mountain tunnel.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Construction workers rescued in India
10 months ago

Canada-India relations strain over killing of Sikh separatist leader

Hardeep Singh Nijjar was gunned down in June outside a temple in Surrey.
10 months ago
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, shakes hands with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ahead of the G20 Leaders' Summit, Sept. 9, 2023, in New Delhi.
10 months ago

What you need to know about Nipah virus in India

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton discusses the Nipah virus outbreak in India.
10 months ago
VIDEO: What you need to know about Nipah virus in India
10 months ago

What is Nipah virus?

The Nipah virus was first discovered following an outbreak that caused more than 100 deaths.
10 months ago
The Nipah virus was first discovered following an outbreak that caused more than 100 deaths.
10 months ago

President Biden in India for G-20 Summit

Biden is meeting with India's prime minister and looking for support for Ukraine and climate change.
10 months ago
VIDEO: President Biden in India for G-20 Summit
10 months ago

5 things to watch as Biden travels to India for G20, Vietnam to announce partnership

President Joe Biden is scheduled to depart for India and Vietnam Thursday on a trip that includes the Group of 20 summit.
10 months ago
President Joe Biden boards Air Force One for a trip to attend the G20 summit in New Delhi, Sept. 7, 2023, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
1 year ago

India lands spacecraft on the moon

The country became the fourth nation in history to land a craft on the moon.
1 year ago
VIDEO: India lands spacecraft on the moon
1 year ago

India becomes fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon

India's Chandrayaan-3 mission spacecraft successfully landed on the moon Wednesday, making it the fourth country to do so and the first to land in the south pole region.
1 year ago
The Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft seconds before its successful lunar landing on the south pole of the Moon in an image from the live video feed on Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) website, Aug. 23, 2023. India became the first nation to land a craft near the Moon's south pole, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling it a "historic day".
1 year ago

India becomes fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon

The lander and rover will be functional for about two weeks.
1 year ago
The lander and rover will be functional for about two weeks.
1 year ago

New clues on cause of India train disaster that killed at least 275

India’s railway minister said a signal failure is to blame for the horrific train crash that left at least 275 people dead and more than 1,000 injured.
1 year ago
VIDEO: New clues on cause of India train disaster that killed at least 275
1 year ago

Indian crash leaves at least 200 dead as fatalities rise

At least 200 people have been killed and hundreds more injured in a train accident in India, as the death toll continues to rise, officials said.
1 year ago
Rescuers work at the site of passenger trains that derailed in Balasore district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 2, 2023.
1 year ago

Search ends after train tragedy in India

Nearly 300 people have died after two trains derailed in one of the worst rail disasters in India's history
1 year ago
VIDEO: Search ends after train tragedy in India
1 year ago

Trains derail in India, dozens dead

Two passenger trains derailed Friday in India, killing at least 50 people and trapping hundreds of others inside.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Trains derail in India, dozens dead
1 year ago

At least 200 killed, hundreds injured in train crash in India

The crash occurred Friday night in Odisha.
1 year ago
The crash occurred Friday night in Odisha.
1 year ago

Dozens killed in train derailment in India

Two trains derailed in Odisha, India, causing dozens of deaths and injuring hundreds.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Dozens killed in train derailment in India
1 year ago

New US report alleges religious freedom violations in China, Iran India

The annual survey documents alleged mistreatment and persecution worldwide.
1 year ago
Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks about the roll-out of the International Religious Freedom Report at the State Department in Washington, D.C., May 15, 2023.
1 year ago

What's behind India's strategic neutrality on Russia's invasion of Ukraine

India will continue to maintain ties to both Russia and the West amid the war in Ukraine, experts say, resisting a U.S. push to oppose Moscow while calling for "peace"
1 year ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin prior to their delegation meeting at Hyderabad House, Dec. 6, 2021 in New Delhi, India.
1 year ago

India’s Holi festival of color

A day of unlimited fun for millions celebrating Holi.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  India’s Holi festival of color
2 years ago

At least 140 dead after bridge collapses in India

The cable bridge collapsed on Sunday evening into the Machchu river.
2 years ago
The cable bridge collapsed on Sunday evening into the Machchu river.
2 years ago

India bridge collapse death toll reaches 140

Dozens have people have died after a cable bridge carrying hundreds of people collapsed into a river in India, according to officials.
2 years ago
Indian rescue personnel conduct search operations on Oct. 31, 2022 after a bridge across the river Machchhu collapsed in Morbi on Oct. 30.
2 years ago

Dozens killed in India bridge collapse

More than 91 people died after a cable bridge carrying hundreds collapsed into the Machchu River in the western Indian state of Gujarat, according to state officials.
2 years ago
More than 91 people died after a cable bridge carrying hundreds collapsed into the Machchu River in the western Indian state of Gujarat, according to state officials.
2 years ago

Controlled explosion collapses apartment towers in India

A controlled explosion leveled the two high-rise apartment towers in India after the country's Supreme Court ordered them to be demolished for building violations.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Controlled explosion collapses apartment towers in India
2 years ago

Celebrating Holi

ABC News' Reena Roy reports on one of the most colorful holidays of the year celebrating the arrival of spring, and the triumph of good over evil.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Celebrating Holi
2 years ago

Documentary spotlights trailblazing women reporters in rural India

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with filmmakers Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Gosh about their documentary “Writing with Fire,” following the journalists behind India’s only newspaper run by “Dalit” women.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Documentary spotlights trailblazing women reporters in rural India
3 years ago

India's staggering COVID-19 death toll could be 6 million: Study

The study suggests 6 million people may have died.
3 years ago
Shallow graves in the sand, some of which are suspected to be of people who died due to COVID-19, are seen near a cremation ground on the banks of Ganges River, at Phafamau ghat in Allahabad, India, June 5, 2021.
3 years ago

India's top military leader among 13 dead in helicopter crash

India's top military was killed in helicopter crash.
3 years ago
Firemen and rescue workers stand next to the debris of an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter crash site in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, on Dec. 8, 2021.
3 years ago

India lifts lockdown restrictions after COVID surge

The South Asian country has begun to cautiously ease its restrictions amid a drop in coronavirus cases and deaths.
3 years ago
VIDEO: India lifts lockdown restrictions after COVID surge
3 years ago

Dealing with COVID catastrophe, India now reporting 'black fungus'

The fungal infection may be hitting harder due to steroids used to treat COVID.
3 years ago
Health workers wearing personal protective equipment suits attend to COVID-19 coronavirus patients inside a temporary COVID care facility in New Delhi on May 2, 2021.
3 years ago

India opens 1st drive-in vaccination facility

Authorities in India opened the facility in a bid to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination rollout in hard-hit Mumbai.
3 years ago
Authorities in India opened the facility in a bid to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination rollout in hard-hit Mumbai.
3 years ago

How families are affected by ban on flights from India to the US

As the COVID crisis continues to escalate in India with thousands dying each day, a U.S. ban on flights begins Tuesday, leaving some desperately searching for ways to help loved ones.
3 years ago
VIDEO: How families are affected by ban on flights from India to the US
3 years ago

Dr. Ashish Jha discusses India's COVID crisis, new travel restrictions

Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, discusses India’s COVID-19 crisis, and new restrictions imposed by the U.S. on travel from India.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Dr. Ashish Jha discusses India's COVID crisis, new travel restrictions
3 years ago

US announces travel ban on most non-citizens from India

The White House cited “extraordinarily high COVID-19 caseloads and multiple variants” in India.
3 years ago
VIDEO: US announces travel ban on most non-citizens from India
3 years ago

India's government rejects celebrity support for ongoing farmers' protest

The Indian government has said the international support of celebrities for the ongoing farmers' protests are "neither accurate nor responsible."
3 years ago
Security officers push back people shouting slogans during a protest held to show support to farmers who have been on a months-long protest, in New Delhi, Feb. 3, 2021.
4 years ago

Air India plane crashes on landing with almost 200 onboard

Reports of an Air India plane crash with 190 passengers onboard in Calicut.
4 years ago
A passenger plane that skidded off a runway is seen at Calicut International Airport in Karipur, southern state of Kerala, India, Aug. 7, 2020, in this still image obtained from a video.
4 years ago

20 Indian soldiers killed in border clashes with Chinese troops

Twenty Indian soldiers were killed in clashes with Chinese soldiers on the border between the countries, marking the first casualties between the powers in decades.
4 years ago
Activists shout slogans as they stage a protest against China, holding posters of Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Bhopal, India, June 16, 2020.
4 years ago

Dozens killed by deadly Cyclone Amphan in India and Bangladesh

At least 72 people have died and hundreds of thousands more displaced by a cyclone battering India and Bangladesh.
4 years ago
A woman clears her house that was demolished by the cyclone Amphan in Satkhira, Bangladesh May 21, 2020.