Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to buffer India from the global turmoil of oil prices. Easier said than done.
The cow is a holy animal for Hindus, with religious zealots ready to take on anyone harming the divine creature. But the growing number of stray cows is proving to be a bane for both Indians and their bovine gods.
Air pollution in India has reached dangerous levels, killing at least one out of every eight persons, according to a recent study. Experts are urging the government to act fast. Murali Krishnan reports.
An oil crunch is looming on the horizon in the absence of government intervention and unprecedented output increases, the IEA said. One scenario anticipates peak oil in 2040.
India and Russia have announced a major arms deal, violating US sanctions. Energy sector sources also say New Delhi will purchase 9 million barrels of Iranian oil. Both moves will test India's relations with the US.
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