Bilal Kuchay

Bilal Kuchay

Asia

As Modi, Xi wrap summit in Indian temple town, differences remain

India and China discuss long-standing trade and border disputes, but Kashmir fails to figure in 2-day informal summit.

As Modi, Xi wrap summit in Indian temple town, differences remain

Sanitation

Modi declares India open defecation free, claim questioned

PM Narendra Modi declares India ODF on Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary but experts remain sceptical.

Modi declares India open defecation free, claim questioned

India

Why have Saudi Arabia, UAE failed to condemn India over Kashmir?

The Gulf heavyweights have not sided with Pakistan, and analysts say it's because of India's growing economic clout.

Why have Saudi Arabia, UAE failed to condemn India over Kashmir?

India

India: Fear among Muslims over planned nationwide citizens list

Many Muslims say BJP is using the citizenship issue to target the community as activists warn against nationwide NRC.

India: Fear among Muslims over planned nationwide citizens list

Asia

Half of India police feel Muslims more likely to commit crimes

Study finds 'significant' anti-Muslim bias among police; 1 in 3 calling mob attacks in cow-slaughter cases 'natural'.

Half of India police feel Muslims more likely to commit crimes

Business & Economy

McDonald's faces boycott threats in India for serving halal meat

Global fast food chain faces backlash on Twitter after revealing that all its restaurants in India are halal certified.

McDonald's faces boycott threats in India for serving halal meat

Asia

Families of Punjab's disappeared pin hopes on Supreme Court bid

Rights group which documented 8,000 cases of enforced disappearances files case at top court, stirring hope for justice.

Families of Punjab's disappeared pin hopes on Supreme Court bid

Kashmir

Amid 'disheartening Eid siege', Kashmiris try to reach loved ones

Kashmiris queue at a government office to use phone amid week-long clampdown that has seen communication lines cut off.

Amid 'disheartening Eid siege', Kashmiris try to reach loved ones

Kashmir

Hundreds rally in Delhi to protest against India's Kashmir move

Critics denounce the move as illegal, fear it will allow the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party to flout Indian constitution.

Hundreds rally in Delhi to protest against India's Kashmir move

India

India: Police warn Hindu man for rejecting Muslim Zomato driver

Controversy after businessman in Madhya Pradesh state cancels his Zomato order since 'a non-Hindu rider' was assigned.

India: Police warn Hindu man for rejecting Muslim Zomato driver

Gender

India probes as no girl is born in three months in 132 villages

Shocking data from Uttarakhand state prompts suspicions of sex-selective abortions and investigation into the matter.

India probes as no girl is born in three months in 132 villages

Environment

Death toll rises as floods and landslides ravage parts of India

At least 142 people have died in Indian states of Assam and Bihar since monsoon flooding began earlier this month.

Death toll rises as floods and landslides ravage parts of India