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Dozens missing after India factory collapse

Dozens of people are feared trapped or dead under debris after a factory in an Indian city collapsed. The building in the industrial city of Ludhiana, in the northern state of Punjab, fell on Monday at about midday after a fire broke out at 8am local time. Rescue...
India award for burning elephant photo

India award for burning elephant photo

India award for burning elephant photo 7 November 2017 From the section India Image copyright Biplab Hazra/Sanctuary Wildlife Photography Awards Image caption The elephants had to run for their lives as a mob threw burning tar balls at them An image of two elephants...
India police parents catch 'daughter's rapists'

India police parents catch 'daughter's rapists'

India police parents catch ‘daughter’s rapists’ 3 November 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption Scrutiny of sexual violence in India has grown since the 2012 gang rape and murder of a student on a Delhi bus The parents of a...
India uncles get life for raping niece, aged 10

India uncles get life for raping niece, aged 10

India uncles get life for raping niece, aged 10 2 November 2017 From the section India Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Campaigners say 50% of abusers are known to the child or are “persons in trust and care-givers” A fast-track court in India...
US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China 19 October 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright Reuters US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US wants to deepen co-operation with India in the face of growing Chinese influence in Asia. He described...
India national park: White tigers kill keeper

India national park: White tigers kill keeper

India national park: White tigers kill keeper 8 October 2017 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption White tigers are believed derive their colour from of a recessive gene An animal keeper at a national park in southern India has been attacked and...
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...
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