Prime Minister Narendra Modi suffered a heavy defeat on Sunday in an election in Bihar, India's third most-populous state, signalling the waning power of a leader who until recently had an unrivalled reputation as a vote winner.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was heading for defeat on Sunday in a key election in India's big state of Bihar, signalling the waning power of a leader who until recently had an unrivalled reputation as a vote winner.
Developing countries should speed up the withdrawal of highly hazardous pesticides from their markets following the death of 23 children from contaminated food in India, the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organisation said on Tuesday.
Indian authorities, hampered by heavy rain and damaged roads, were struggling on Saturday to get aid to millions of displaced villagers in the eastern state of Bihar, hit by the worst flooding in 50 years.
The Kosi river burst a dam in nei