Ashok Sharma
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Indian prime minister's party notches key state election win
by Ashok Sharma - March 4, 2018 - 1:16am
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party on yesterday ended the 25-year uninterrupted rule of a communist party in a northeastern state and consolidated its position in two other states in key...
India, China hold talks on long-running border dispute
by Ashok Sharma - December 22, 2017 - 6:28pm
India and China on yesterday discussed ways to prevent a repeat of a recent face-off between their armed forces at a Himalayan plateau where their borders meet and agreed that resolving their boundary disagreements...
Indian Prime Minister Modi drops ministers as economy slips
by Ashok Sharma - September 3, 2017 - 8:12pm
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on yesterday reshuffled some of his key minister's portfolios to refurbish his government's image, which has been dented by falling economic indicators.
World Bank president expresses concern over Brexit
by Ashok Sharma - July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
The World Bank president said Thursday that India had shown resilience in the situation created by Britain's decision to exit from the European Union, but it will be affected "if there were more events creating more...
French president in India to strengthen strategic ties
by Ashok Sharma - January 24, 2016 - 2:13pm
French President Francois Hollande began a three-day visit to India on yesterday that could push a multibillion-dollar deal for combat airplanes and closer cooperation on counterterrorism and clean energy.
India and Japan sign deals on military, train sales, nukes
by Ashok Sharma - December 12, 2015 - 12:09pm
Japan and India signed agreements yesterday that could pave the way for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with military aircraft and high-speed trains, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised to fully support India's efforts...
India, Bangladesh swap border enclaves, settle old dispute
by Ashok Sharma - August 1, 2015 - 12:47am
Indian officials: Obama cancels end of India visit
by Ashok Sharma - January 24, 2015 - 5:55pm
A top Indian official says President Barack Obama has canceled the end of his trip to India to fly to Saudi Arabia in the wake of the death of its late ruler.
2 arrested, 22 dead in India building collapses
by Ashok Sharma - June 30, 2014 - 2:02am
Police in southern India detained two construction company directors yesterday as rescuers using gas cutters and shovels searched for dozens of workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed during...
3 who raped journalist in India sentenced to death
by Ashok Sharma - April 5, 2014 - 6:09am
An Indian court on Friday sentenced to death three men who raped a photojournalist inside an abandoned textile mill last year in Mumbai, India's biggest city.
Indians mark their biggest festival with fireworks
by Ashok Sharma - November 4, 2013 - 4:13am
Millions of Indians were setting off deafening fireworks displays yesterday to light up the sky for Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, which celebrates the triumph of good over evil.
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