Channel NewsAsia: Approximately millions of Indians went on strike as workers enraged at the government’s labor policies, which brought travel disorder across the country.

Former Indian finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaran has been arrested on charges of corruption and money laundering. BBC News

Narendra Modi said India has successfully conducted an anti-satellite missile test that put the country in a league of global space powers. CNN

The US$15 billion bullet train project in India is facing resistance from farmers unhappy with the compensation for land taken away from them. South China Morning Post