Dozens feared dead in road accident in India

Rescue work ongoing in Himachal Pradesh after accident in country where more than 110,000 die each year in crashes.

Business & Economy

Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya arrested in London

Co-owner of F1 team Force India, who fled India in 2016, granted bail before extradition hearing in the UK.


Kashmir unrest: Videos showing abuse spark anger

A teenager has been killed as violence continues in Indian-administered Kashmir. A local by-election was postponed last week after dozens of students were injured at a local college.


Kashmir: Teen shot dead; 54 students wounded in clashes

Violence intensifies in disputed region as police respond to rock-throwing protesters with pellet and tear gas fire.


India probes video of 'human shield' in Kashmir

Soldiers accused of tying a man to the front of an army jeep as a human shield against stone throwers.


How the BJP has come to dominate lower-caste politics

Hindu nationalists have reshaped Indian politics using the idea of cross-caste Hindu unity.

by Ketan Alder


A painter's quest for an Indian identity

Celebrated portrait artist Jamini Roy rebelled against the British academic style and took to local folk traditions.


India warns Pakistan of consequences in spy row

Indian foreign minister labels Pakistan's decision to hand death sentence to alleged spy 'premeditated murder'.


Kashmir tense after violence-marred by-election

Indian police impose curfew-like curbs across parts of region, a day after deadly clashes between protesters and police.


Pakistan army sentences Indian 'spy' to death

Jadhav, arrested in March 2016, sentenced on charges of planning, coordinating and organising espionage activities.


Security forces kill eight civilians in Kashmir clashes

Police fire bullets and shotgun pellets, killing eight civilians during protests against by-election in Srinagar.


Mirza Waheed: 'Violence will not end Kashmir conflict'

The Kashmiri author discusses the conflict in Kashmir and the rise of Hindu nationalism in India.


It's time for change in the Congress Party

In order to be a serious challenger to the BJP, the Congress Party needs to free itself from the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.

by Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay


Mob kills Muslim man transporting cows in India

Officials say both sides are to blame for vigilante attack that also left six injured in the Hindu-majority country.

Poverty & Development

India's sugarcane farmers: A cycle of debt and suicide

How rising debts, pesticides and erratic rainfall are pushing some farmers in southern India to suicide.