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Karnataka election: BJP aiming to secure foothold in south

Karnataka election: BJP aiming to secure foothold in south

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thrown himself into a campaign to win a tight state election this weekend and secure a beachhead in the south, ahead of his own re-election bid next year.

Modi may need alliance to rule Karnataka state: opinion poll

Modi may need alliance to rule Karnataka state: opinion poll

India's ruling party will make gains in a key election to rule the southern state of Karnataka but fall short of a majority, an opinion poll showed.

Violence in southern India over water dispute

Violence in southern India over water dispute

Protests erupted in India's southern states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on Monday over court orders on sharing of water from the disputed Cauvery river.

Strike over Cauvery water paralyses India's IT hub

Strike over Cauvery water paralyses India's IT hub

Offices, stores and educational establishments were closed in India's southern state of Karnataka and its capital Bengaluru during a day-long strike on Friday.

Indian soldier buried in snow flown to Delhi after 'miracle' rescue

Indian soldier buried in snow flown to Delhi after 'miracle' rescue

An Indian soldier rescued nearly a week after he was buried by a deadly avalanche on the world's highest battleground was airlifted to Delhi in critical but stable condition, the army said.