The CEO of the Indian e-commerce giant that Walmart bought a $16 billion stake in has resigned amid an allegation of personal misconduct (WMT)

AP Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal has resigned following an allegation of “serious personal misconduct,” according to a press release. The release did not elaborate on the allegation but said Bansal “strongly denies” it. An independent study did not corroborate the allegation but found Bansal made lapses in judgment, according to the release. In May, […]

When life gives you onions: Crowd plunders crashed truck, ignoring injured Indian driver (VIDEO)

An onion-laden truck fell off an elevated highway in western India, spilling its load. But while the injured truck driver was reportedly lying unattended, locals flocked to the site to ransack the cargo, disrupting traffic. The incident took place on the Pune-Mumbai highway outside the western Indian town of Lonavla earlier this week. The driver […]

Indian rupee sinks to record low after central bank unexpectedly holds rates

Thomson Reuters India’s central bank unexpectedly left rates unchanged Friday. The  Indian rupee fell to a record low following the announcement.  Watch the Indian rupee trade in real time here. India’s central bank unexpectedly held rates steady at 6.5% on Friday sending the rupee to a record low.  More than half of analysts surveyed by […]

Indian minister praised for getting hands dirty as he clears drain blocked with muck in viral VIDEO

A minister in India has been hailed an “inspiration” after he cleared out the mucky contents of a drain as part of a government campaign to make the country cleaner. A video of Indian National Congress member Velu Narayanasamy has gone viral, showing the politician knuckling down to clear the muck out of a drain. […]

Indian pilots lack sleep as social media use keeps them up – Air Force Chief

In the war for a good night’s sleep, India’s top air force official has called for the service to develop a system to assess how well rested their pilots are before they fly. “Long hours” on social media are to blame. “Everybody appears to be spending long hours on social media, late nights,” Air Chief […]

Police summon Indian bishop accused of repeatedly raping nun amid protests

A bishop accused by a nun of repeatedly raping her over two years has been summoned for questioning by police in India. It comes as several nuns continue to protest outside the High Court to demand justice for the sister. Amid claims that authorities are failing to take action against the bishop, police have summoned […]

Cahill in talks with Jamshedpur FC to join Indian Super League

SOCCEROOS great Tim Cahill is reportedly in advanced talks with Jamshedpur FC to play in the Indian Super League. The 38-year-old announced his retirement from international football in July but ruled out the prospect of an A-League return saying he intended to live in America, prompting speculation the striker was looking to move back to […]

Photos show the destruction from flooding in the Indian state of Kerala, killing at least 350 people

Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images At least 350 people have been killed and more than 800,000 residents are displaced after torrential rains led to mass flooding in the Indian state of Kerala. Record monsoon rains have brought the coastal southern state to a standstill since late May, triggering landslides and flooding that engulfed […]

Stanley Johnson makes Indian Maharaja gaffe on The Real Marigold Hotel – watch here

Episode two of the BBC show saw the group of celebrities continue their travels around India to see whether retirement would be more rewarding there than in the UK. The group received a grand invitation from the Maharaja and were invited to mingle with Udaipur’s high society at the City Palace. While there, they enjoyed […]