NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - Indian opposition politician Narendra Modi, who leads opinion polls ahead of next month's general election, faces pressure from a small anti-graft party attacking his economic model on his home turf, the thriving state of Gujarat.
NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - An Indian navy officer died on Friday from a gas leak during shipyard work on a new destroyer, just two weeks after a fatal submarine accident prompted the resignation of the country's top naval commander.
BEIJING (AFP) - Beijing is taking a step towards requiring local government personnel to disclose their property holdings, a top city official told media on Friday, a move critics say would tackle endemic graft.
MUMBAI (AFP) - An Indian naval officer and an unspecified number of dock workers were injured on Friday in a gas leak aboard a yet-to-be commissioned naval ship, a government statement said.
NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - India's Supreme Court on Friday rejected another proposal by the Sahara conglomerate to secure the release of its jailed chairman by refunding billions of dollars the company had raised from investors in a now outlawed bond scheme.