Actors Riz Ahmed and Jameela Jamil have also pulled out of the event in which an award is to be given to Narendra Modi despite India's crackdown in Kashmir.
With the Chandrayaan-2 mission, the country was attempting to become the fourth in the world to land on the moon.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi used his India Independence Day speech Thursday to defend his decision to strip Kashmir of the disputed region's special status.
The president was caught in a lie when he claimed he'd been asked to mediate the Kashmir conflict between India and Pakistan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party are set to win by a large margin, five years after he was first elected.
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Some 900 million people are eligible to cast ballots at around 1 million polling stations across India.
Abhinandan Varthaman was accompanied to the Pakistan-India border by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Narendra Modi has demonstrated to the world that Kashmir is potentially the most dangerous place on earth, the bestselling Indian author wrote.
Islamabad said there were no casualties in the strike near the town of Balakot, close to the border with Pakistan’s section of Kashmir.
Cronica TV captioned the picture "Apu Arrives" -- and faced immediate backlash over the imagery.
The train failed to stop after the accident on the outskirts of Amritsar, in Punjab state.
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In the emergency meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the cabinet passed an executive order to amend the criminal law.
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The decision favors a right-wing retelling of history that asserts India's indigenous people were Hindu.
Leaders at the World Economic Forum are taking not-so-subtle swipes at the U.S. president.
The president has previously come under scrutiny for mocking others' accents.