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India Supreme Court judges: Democracy is in danger

India Supreme Court judges: Democracy is in danger

India Supreme Court judges: Democracy is in danger 12 January 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption India’s top court is facing intense scrutiny Four of India’s most senior Supreme Court judges have publicly challenged the authority of the head of the...
India caste protest disrupts Mumbai

India caste protest disrupts Mumbai

3 January 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 100 protesters have been arrested Thousands of protesters from India’s low-caste Dalit community have disrupted key transport services in the country’s financial capital, Mumbai. Several...
India police kill Kashmir 'Merchant of Death'

India police kill Kashmir 'Merchant of Death'

India police kill Kashmir ‘Merchant of Death’ 26 December 2017 Image copyright AFP Image caption Villagers gathered for the funeral of Noor Mohammad Tantray Police in Indian-administered Kashmir say they have killed a militant separatist leader in a...
India bus plunges from bridge killing 32

India bus plunges from bridge killing 32

23 December 2017 Image copyright AFP A bus with 50 people on board has plunged from a bridge in northern India, killing at least 32, police say. The vehicle – reports say driven by a 16-year-old – lost control and broke through a railing before falling 30...
Mumbai sweet shop fire kills 12 in India

Mumbai sweet shop fire kills 12 in India

Mumbai sweet shop fire kills 12 in India 18 December 2017 Image copyright Mumbai Fire Brigade Image caption The fire broke out early on Monday morning inside a sweet shop Twelve people have died in a fire that broke out inside a sweet shop in the western Indian city...
Gujarat: BJP pulls ahead in tight India contest

Gujarat: BJP pulls ahead in tight India contest

Gujarat: BJP pulls ahead in tight India contest 18 December 2017 Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Modi’s party campaigned on economic development and Hindu nationalism to woo voters Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has...
Six given death penalty for India lynching

Six given death penalty for India lynching

India Tamil Nadu: Six face death penalty for Dalit murder 12 December 2017 Image caption CCTV footage broadcast on Indian television channels showed the couple walking on a busy street when they were attacked Six people have been sentenced to death for the murder of a...
Mayor urges Govt to apologise for India massacre

Mayor urges Govt to apologise for India massacre

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged the Government to apologise for a colonial-era massacre in India in which hundreds of people were killed. British Indian Army troops opened fire on thousands of unarmed protesters in Amritsar on 13 April 1919, killing at least 379...
India Just Backed Net Neutrality

India Just Backed Net Neutrality

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images India’s telecom regulator the TRAI issued official recommendations to the country’s telecom department upholding a free and open internet for the country’s 1.3 billion residents on Tuesday. “Internet access...

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...
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