Indian minister Gopinath Munde dies in Delhi car crash

India's newly appointed Rural Development Minister, Gopinath Munde, has died following a head-on road collision in the capital city, New Delhi, according to TV news reports.

Gopinath Munde died in a head-on collision, according to TV news reports. Credit: Reuters/Adnan Abidi

Mr Munde, who joined the administration of new Prime Minister Narendra Modi just last week, was on the way to Delhi's airport when he was seriously injured in the crash.