• Iran, Russia, India agree to boost trilateral cooperation Yesterday 10:13

    Iran, Russia, India agree to boost trilateral cooperation

    TEHRAN – Iran, Russia and India held a trilateral meeting in Moscow on Sunday discussing the threats facing the modern world and obstacles on the path to develop cooperation between the neighboring and regional states.

  • India among top 10 valuable nation brands 2018-10-21 16:25

    India among top 10 valuable nation brands

    Even though it has slipped one spot, India continues to be ranked one of the 10 most valuable nation brands in the world in Brand Finance's annual Nation Brands report which measures nations' brands based on the country's image and the economy as a whole.

  • Death toll in India train tragedy reaches 60  2018-10-21 12:24

    Death toll in India train tragedy reaches 60 

    The death toll in a deadly train accident in northern India’s Punjab province has crossed 60, with dozens of others injured, according to local officials. The incident took place late on Friday when a speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival. 

  • Iran sympathizes with India over train accident 2018-10-21 10:47

    Iran sympathizes with India over train accident

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday expressed regret over a train accident in northern India which led to the death and injury of dozens of people.

  • Moscow hosts Iran-Russia-India summit 2018-10-19 22:44

    Moscow hosts Iran-Russia-India summit

    TEHRAN – The Russkiy Mir Foundation held a trilateral summit between the Islamic Republic of Iran, Russian Federation and India in Moscow on Friday. The summit will continue on Saturday.

  • OPEC 2018-10-18 08:36

    OPEC says it hasn't failed India

    TEHRAN- A day after India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi voiced concerns about high crude prices, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Tuesday said it has not failed India and other major consuming countries as it restored stability in the market after four years of downturn.

  • 'India ‘worst sufferer’ of declining global trade and slow economic growth' 2018-10-17 20:53

    'India ‘worst sufferer’ of declining global trade and slow economic growth'

    TEHRAN - With global economy going through a difficult phase, India's commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu says the country is the “worst sufferer” of declining trade and slow global economic growth as its share in world trade is rising.

  • Rezaul Hasan Laskar 2018-10-17 20:48

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    'India may be willing to decide in a more strategic manner on oil purchases from Iran'

    TEHRAN - Iran and India have shared age-old historical, commercial and cultural ties. The two countries have inked many bilateral agreements in recent years. Iran has been the main supplier of crude oil to India even at the peak of Western sanctions between 2012 and 2016. Now, with sanctions imposed against Iran by the Trump administration, it remains to be seen which course of action New Delhi takes.

  • India’s deputy foreign minister 2018-10-16 09:14

    Indian minister hits back at MeToo movement

    TEHRAN - Embroiled in the MeToo controversy, India’s deputy foreign minister has threatened legal action against the group for women who have accused him of sexual harassment and assault.

  • India and China team up to train Afghan diplomats 2018-10-15 22:42

    In a first, India and China team up to train Afghan diplomats

    TEHRAN - For all the major regional players, strategic presence in Afghanistan has a deep significance for host of reasons. It is considered as a laboratory for testing each other’s power and influence in the region.

  • Uzair Hasan Rizvi 2018/10/15

    By: Uzair Hasan Rizvi

    Iran, India should bolster tourism cooperation

    TEHRAN - Is it safe for an Indian tourist to travel to Iran? How cheap is Iran for an Indian tourist?

  • Kashmir 2018-10-14 09:03

    Kashmir shuts down after militant’s killing

    Indian-controlled-Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Friday and Saturday, after PhD scholar-turned-militant Mannan Wani and his associate were killed in an encounter in north Kashmir’s Handwara. The call for shutdown had been given by the separatist leadership.

  • “Mothers on wheels” rally traverses Iran on way to London 2018-10-13 22:38

    “Mothers on wheels” rally traverses Iran on way to London

    TEHRAN – “Mothers on Wheels”, a group of four Indian travelers, have traversed Iran on their journey towards London, CHTN reported.

  • 1.	India elected to UN HR Council 2018-10-13 22:09

    India elected to UN HR Council

    TEHRAN - India was elected to the influential UN Human Rights Council with the highest number of votes by the UN General Assembly on Friday with a vow to combat intolerance.

  • Iran's oil 2018-10-13 22:07

    India engages with allies over U.S. threats on Iranian oil imports

    TEHRAN - While the suspense continues over whether India will import oil from Iran after November, according to reports India has been engaging with allies in European Union (EU) over the issue.

  • M J Akbar, the deputy foreign minister of India 2018-10-13 22:04

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    MeToo movement grips India, Minister among those in the line of fire

    TEHRAN - India has got its own Harvey Weinstein moment with a number of female journalists breaking their silence and accusing a journalist-turned-politician of sexual harassment.

  • India-Russia 2018-10-11 16:54

    After India-Russia defense deal, Pakistan to import drones from China

    TEHRAN - In a new development that military observers believe can potentially lead to arms race in the region and lead to more tensions between the two estranged nuclear-armed neighbors – India and Pakistan – China is likely to export drones to Pakistan.

  • India 2018-10-11 16:53

    India ranks low on ‘inequality index’

    TEHRAN - India ranks among the bottom ten countries in a new worldwide index released on Tuesday by UK-based charity Oxfam International on the commitment of different nations to reduce inequalities.

  • India-Pakistan 2018-10-10 21:00

    ‘Heatwave to affect people in India, Pakistan’

    TEHRAN - The climate change is real and it is illustrated by the heat wave conditions spreading like a plague in India and Pakistan. According to a new research, it can have dangerous consequences in these two countries in near future.

  • qassemi 2018-10-09 18:48

    Iran names ambassadors to China, India

    TEHRAN - Without giving their names, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that Iran’s new ambassadors to China and New Delhi have been appointed.

  • Iran oil 2018-10-09 03:00

    ‘India to continue with Iranian oil imports despite U.S. sanctions’

    TEHRAN - In a significant development that is likely to raise eyebrows in Washington, two major Indian oil companies have placed orders to import Iranian crude next month, in defiance of U.S. sanctions.

  • Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi 2018-10-09 02:00

    ‘U.S. viewing Pakistan through India lens’

    TEHRAN - A senior Pakistani minister and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s close aide has alleged that the United States was looking at Pakistan through the “Afghan perspective” or “India lens”.

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin prior to their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, October 5. The two nations' strategic relationship dates back to the Cold War and both leaders were keen to assert their identity as global economic power swings to the East. 2018-10-08 15:33

    India Will Buy Weapons from Russia and Oil from Iran, Ignoring U.S. Warnings

    India was set to enter lucrative bids for Russian weapons and Iranian oil, despite warnings and potential sanctions from Washington.

  • Indian army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat 2018-10-08 03:30

    ‘India follows independent policy’

    TEHRAN- Asserting his country’s sovereign right to develop ties with its key allies, Indian army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat has said that India follows an independent policy and was also keen on getting the Kamov helicopters and other weapon systems from Moscow.

  • India-Russia 2018-10-07 09:04

    India, Russia condemn cross-border terrorism

    TEHRAN - India and Russia condemn cross-border terrorism and sanctuaries to terrorists, calling for a “decisive” response to the menace of international terrorism without any “double standards”.

  • Rohingya 2018-10-07 08:28

    India’s decision to deport Rohingya men slammed by rights groups

    TEHRAN - Indian government’s controversial decision to deport seven Rohingya men, backed by the country’s apex court, has drawn sharp and widespread criticism from rights groups and activists.

  • Iranian oil 2018-10-06 23:46

    India defies U.S., buying Iranian oil despite sanctions

    TEHRAN – India is going to continue buying Iranian oil in November despite the U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported citing sources close to the Indian oil industry.

  • Kashmir 2018-10-06 22:30

    ‘300 militants active in Kashmir’

    TEHRAN - Around 300 militants are presently active in the troubled Kashmir valley and more than 250 militants are ready to infiltrate across the Line of Control at different launch pads in Pakistan, according to a senior Indian army official.

  • Dollar 2018-10-06 22:00

    India mulls dumping dollar in oil trade with Iran, Russia, Venezuela

    TEHRAN - The Reserve Bank of India and Ministry of Finance have been tasked with exploring the viability of rupee and barter-based trade agreements with crude oil producing nations such as Russia, Iran and Venezuela, a report in Economic Times said, citing a government official familiar with the situation.

  • Samir Saran 2018-10-06 20:14

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    ‘India-Pakistan relationship is held hostage by many structural impediments’

    TEHRAN - India and Pakistan, the two estranged neighbors, made some significant overtures since the formation of new government in Islamabad, which rekindled hopes of peaceniks in both the countries. But the parleys proved short-lived. The battle lines are drawn again as accusations and counter-accusations fly thick and fast. This week, the foreign ministers of the two countries took their war of words to the UN General Assembly.