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India Mumbai blasts 1993: Two sentenced to death

India Mumbai blasts 1993: Two sentenced to death

India Mumbai blasts 1993: Two sentenced to death 7 September 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption The bombings killed 257 people in Mumbai A court in the Indian city of Mumbai has sentenced two men to death for their role in bomb attacks in...

Briton accused of abusing blind children in India

A British man has been accused of sexually abusing three blind students at a school in India. Murray Dennis Ward, 54, has been associated with a school in New Delhi run by the National Association for the Blind for nine years. Police said school authorities had been...
India baby deaths: Second hospital probed

India baby deaths: Second hospital probed

India baby deaths: Second hospital probed 4 September 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption Over 100 children’s deaths in the same state of Uttar Pradesh were linked to lack of oxygen last month Indian police are investigating the deaths...
India doctor fight during operation goes viral

India doctor fight during operation goes viral

India doctor fight during operation goes viral 30 August 2017 From the section India Image caption The doctors are seen trading insults in Hindi Two doctors in India were temporarily released from their duties after a video surfaced of them arguing while standing over...
India floods: Heavy rain in Mumbai kills five

India floods: Heavy rain in Mumbai kills five

India floods: Heavy rain in Mumbai kills five 30 August 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption Rain brought India’s financial capital to a standstill Heavy monsoon rains have killed at least five people in Mumbai as India’s financial...
India and China end two-month border face-off

India and China end two-month border face-off

India and China have agreed to pull back their troops from a face-off in a border area high in the Himalayas, ending a long-running dispute. The “expeditious disengagement” comes two months after their soldiers began confronting each other at the Doklam...
India and China end Himalayan border stand-off

India and China end Himalayan border stand-off

India and China end Himalayan border stand-off 28 August 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright AFP Image caption An Indian soldier on the China border – Beijing has reiterated what it says is its right to territory India and China have agreed to pull their...
Stray dogs turned blue by pollution in India

Stray dogs turned blue by pollution in India

Residents living near India’s financial capital Mumbai were shocked to see a number of stray dogs had turned a bright shade of blue. It emerged the animals had been wading through water as they searched for food in the Kasadi river where untreated industrial...
Instant divorce system ruled illegal in India

Instant divorce system ruled illegal in India

The Supreme Court of India has made instant divorce – or triple talaq – illegal and unconstitutional. In a 3:2 majority judgement the court said “the practice is not integral to religious practice and violates constitutional morality”. It has...

Instant divorce system questioned in India

For years Shayara Bano dreaded the word talaq (divorce) until it finally came to her via post. The word “talaq” written three times on a note signed by her husband was enough to end her 15 year marriage. Among the majority Sunni Muslims in India, triple...
India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead

India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead

India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead 19 August 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption Carriages piled on top of each other after coming off the rails At least 23 people were killed and more than 60 injured when a train derailed in...
Train derailment in India kills more than 20

Train derailment in India kills more than 20

At least 23 people have been killed and dozens injured after at least eight carriages of a train derailed in northern India. Carriages slammed into each other as the train came off the rails near Muzaffarnagar district, in the state of Uttar Pradesh and about 80 miles...
India and China troops clash along Himalayan border

India and China troops clash along Himalayan border

India and China troops clash along Himalayan border 16 August 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption Tension escalates again between India and China along disputed border A confrontation occurred between Indian and Chinese soldiers along a...
PM Modi calls for 'new' 70-year-old India

PM Modi calls for 'new' 70-year-old India

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a “clean” and “new” India as the country celebrated 70 years of independence. His impassioned plea came amid pomp and ceremony to commemorate the moment at midnight in 1947 when the country...
Sixty children die at one hospital in India

Sixty children die at one hospital in India

A hospital in India has been accused of failing to provide enough oxygen after 60 children died on its wards in five days. Baba Raghav Das Medical College said 34 babies died at the hospital’s neo-natal intensive care unit, 12 died because of encephalitis, and...
India hospital: 60 children die in Uttar Pradesh

India hospital: 60 children die in Uttar Pradesh

India hospital: 60 children die in Uttar Pradesh 12 August 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption It was not immediately clear what caused so many deaths at the hospital At least 60 children have died at a public hospital in northern India,...
India police pair sacked over faked Everest climb

India police pair sacked over faked Everest climb

India police pair sacked over faked Everest climb 8 August 2017 From the section India Image caption The company that assisted the couple has initially insisted that the pair’s Everest conquest claims were true Two police officers have been sacked after an...
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