Gulf Times - Mumbai
All aboard India's new luxury affordable train

All aboard India's new luxury affordable train

India's passenger trains are notorious for being rickety and spartan, but the government is hoping to change all that with a new "luxury" service.

Airports in India on high alert after hijacking threats

Airports in India on high alert after hijacking threats

International airports in the Indian cities of Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad were placed on the highest security alert on Sunday after police received information of a possible aircraft hijacking attempt.

Indian police nab mastermind behind US tax scam

Indian police nab mastermind behind US tax scam

Indian police have arrested the alleged mastermind of a multi-million dollar racket in which callers posing as US officials tricked Americans into paying bogus tax bills, officials said.

IndiGo to fly to Doha from Delhi, Mumbai

IndiGo to fly to Doha from Delhi, Mumbai

Low-cost Indian airline IndiGo has announced the introduction of daily, non-stop flights to Doha from Delhi and Mumbai beginning May 5.

First victims of Mumbai attacks declared dead 8 years on

First victims of Mumbai attacks declared dead 8 years on

Three fishermen believed to be the first victims of the Mumbai attacks have been declared dead by an Indian court, more than eight years after the assault which killed over 160 people.

Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan have a baby boy

Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan have a baby boy

A boy was born to Bollywood's leading couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor on Tuesday, the stars announced in a statement.

India arrests 20 over failure to stand for anthem

India arrests 20 over failure to stand for anthem

Around 20 people have been arrested in India, accused of failing to stand for the national anthem in cinemas, police said on Tuesday, two weeks after the country's top court made it compulsory.

Ashwin leads India to series win over England

Ashwin leads India to series win over England

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin blew away England's lower order resistance to spin India to a crushing series-clinching victory on the final day of the fourth Test at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Monday.

Two sailors die as warship tips over in Mumbai dockyard

Two sailors die as warship tips over in Mumbai dockyard

Two Indian sailors died when a warship tipped over while undocking in Mumbai on Monday, an official said, the latest deadly accident to hit the navy in recent years.

Women enter Indian shrine after legal battle

Women enter Indian shrine after legal battle

Dozens of women entered the inner sanctum of a historic mosque in India on Tuesday after winning a bitter legal battle for a ban on female worshippers to be lifted.

Indian sentenced to death for acid attack murder

Indian sentenced to death for acid attack murder

An Indian court sentenced a man to death on Thursday for murdering a woman by throwing acid on her face after she rejected his marriage proposal, in a landmark judgement.

Indian court allows women to enter key Muslim shrine

Indian court allows women to enter key Muslim shrine

An Indian court on Friday overturned a ban on women entering the inner sanctum of Mumbai's Haji Ali mosque, marking another victory for women fighting gender discrimination at places of worship in India.