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  • Putin's one-day visit to India comes at a time when Russia is at odds with the West over Ukraine, and its economy is stalling as oil prices tumble to their lowest in five years. The tension over Ukraine intruded on the choreographed visit when it emerged that the leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, had travelled with Putin to India...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 11- Russia's state-owned Rosatom said it would supply 12 nuclear energy reactors for India over 20 years, under an agreement aimed at boosting nuclear energy cooperation signed by the two countries during a summit in New Delhi on Thursday. A 1,000- megawatt reactor is operating at the Russian-built Kudankulam power station in India's Tamil Nadu...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 11- The leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, arrived for unofficial talks in New Delhi on Thursday as President Vladimir Putin met Prime Minister Narendra Modi for summit talks. Sergey Aksyonov met a Mumbai businessman to discuss boosting trade with the Black Sea region. India does not support Western sanctions...

  • Tracking the significance of Putin-Modi meeting  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 12:40 AM ET

    With India and Russia being "old strategic partners," the meeting of President Putin and Prime Minister Modi will be a landmark event, says Nilesh Shah, Managing Director and CEO at Envision Capital.

  • MUMBAI, Dec 11- An Indian court has ordered Chinese budget smartphone maker Xiaomi Technology Co Ltd to temporarily stop selling its devices in India, the Economic Times newspaper reported on Thursday, citing legal documents. The newspaper said the Delhi High Court had asked Xiaomi and Flipkart to suspend the import and sales of devices until Feb 5, when it is due...

  • Putin's India visit wont' be 'transformational': Pro  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Russian President Putin's visit will yield deals in the energy and defense fronts, but it won't be transformational, says Anil Gupta, Professor of Strategy, Globalization & Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland.

  • Why the visit to India matters for Putin  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 5:51 PM ET

    President Vladimir Putin will want to bring away "as much as he can" from his visit to India to show that Russia isn't totally banned by its international peers, says Thomas Pickering, Former U.S. ambassador to India and Russia.

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 11- Russian President Vladimir Putin visits India on Thursday in an attempt to revive a historic friendship that has faded over the years, seeking to improve cooperation in energy, defence and nuclear power. He flies to New Delhi for his first summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a time when Russia is at odds with the West over Ukraine, and its...

  • MUMBAI, Dec 10- Waiting for the right moment to cut interest rates, India's central bank faces a problem over public perceptions that price rises will return to double-digits even though forecasts show retail inflation fell to a record low of 4.5 percent last month. Explaining why he left the policy rate at 8.0 percent, despite inflation's steep fall from over 11...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 10- The Uber taxi driver held on suspicion of raping a passenger in India is a career criminal who was out on bail for sexually assaulting a woman, Indian police said, raising fresh concern about the safety of using the popular U.S. cab company. Madhur Verma, a deputy commissioner with the Delhi police, said that Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, had charges dating...

  • Why Russia remains India's BFF  Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 12:43 AM ET

    John Lee, Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, discusses Russia-India ties as Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the 15th Annual India-Russia Summit in New Delhi.

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 10- The Uber taxi driver held on suspicion of raping a passenger in India is a career criminal who was out on bail for sexually assaulting a woman, Indian police said, raising fresh concerns about the safety of using the U.S. cab company. Verma said on his twitter page on Tuesday that Yadav was a "big time rogue" in his home town of Mainpuri, in the poor and...

  • SF, LA sue Uber, settle with Lyft Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 6:56 PM ET
    The Uber app on a mobile phone in Madrid, Spain.

    Los Angeles and San Francisco filed a consumer protection suit against Uber, accusing the car service provider of unlawful business practices.

  • Dec 9- A former driver with the online car service Uber has been charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in the death of a 6- year-old girl who was struck in a San Francisco crosswalk on New Year's Eve, law enforcement said on Tuesday. Syed Muzaffar, 57, of Union City, a suburb of San Francisco, surrendered to authorities last week and was free on $50,000 bail,...

  • Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon, expressing deep concern about slow action to combat climate change, told governments at U.N. talks in Lima on Tuesday there was no "time for tinkering" and urged a radical shift to greener economies. "But the window of opportunity is fast narrowing," he told delegates from about 190 nations at the Dec. 1-12 talks working on a deal due in...

  • Portland sues to stop Uber online car service Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 8:37 AM ET
    The Uber Technologies Inc. car service application.

    Portland sued Uber to stop the fast-growing ride-hailing service from operating in the Oregon city until it follows local regulations.

  • *Unregistered internet taxi firms to halt operations in India. *Uber, other internet taxi firms banned in New Delhi. NEW DELHI, Dec 9- India ordered state governments to halt the operations of all unregistered, web-based taxi companies on Tuesday after a female passenger reported she was raped in New Delhi by a driver contracted to U.S. cab company Uber.

  • NEW DELHI/ MOSCOW, Dec 9- India and Russia will strike an energy partnership when Prime Minister Narendra hosts President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to prepare the way for two Siberian oil deals and chart a route for a first pipeline between the two countries. Russia, isolated by the West over its annexation of Crimea and backing of an armed uprising in eastern...

  • *Thai order comes on same day as New Delhi ban. *Uber cancels Monday meet with Vietnam authorities. BANGKOK, Dec 9- Thailand has ordered U.S. online taxi booking company Uber to cease operations, on the same day taxi apps were banned in the Indian capital New Delhi where an Uber driver is under arrest for suspected rape.

  • *Thai ban comes on same day as New Delhi ban. BANGKOK, Dec 9- Thai transport authorities on Tuesday said U.S. online taxi booking company Uber was operating illegally and has ordered it to stop providing services, on the same day taxi apps were banned in the Indian capital of New Delhi. The Department of Land Transport said drivers picking up fare-paying passengers...