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Sexual assault

Schoolgirls beaten in India for confronting sexual harassers

Thirty-four girls, aged between 12 and 14, beaten up by boys and their parents in Supaul district.

Schoolgirls beaten in India for confronting sexual harassers

India

#MeToo: Women journalists, writers in India name sexual harassers

Scores of personal accounts of anger and guilt, buried under years of silence, emerged this week.

#MeToo: Women journalists, writers in India name sexual harassers

Asia

India signs S-400 deal with Russia sidestepping US opposition

New Delhi signs $5bn deal to buy one of the most advanced missile defence systems amid looming threat of US sanctions.

India signs S-400 deal with Russia sidestepping US opposition

India

Death of Apple executive Vivek Tiwari causes uproar in India

Rights campaigners decry rise of police killings since right-wing Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath came to power.

Death of Apple executive Vivek Tiwari causes uproar in India

India

India Supreme Court overturns ban on women at Sabarimala temple

India's Supreme Court says barring women aged 10 to 50 from entering Sabarimala Ayyappa temple was unconstitutional.

India Supreme Court overturns ban on women at Sabarimala temple

India

India's Supreme Court rules adultery not a crime any more

Women's rights campaigners welcomed the ruling by Supreme Court which said law was discriminatory and unconstitutional.

India's Supreme Court rules adultery not a crime any more

India

India's top court upholds constitution validity of Aadhaar card

Top court rules in favour of national identity card project, but bars private companies from accessing the data.

India's top court upholds constitution validity of Aadhaar card

Women's Rights

India: Triple talaq or instant divorce now a criminal offence

Muslim men in India who use instant divorce will face jail term up to three years, according to an executive order.

India: Triple talaq or instant divorce now a criminal offence

India

Indian rupee crisis: 'Worst is not yet over'

Analysts partly attribute the fall of rupee to a global crisis and Trump's 'declaration of a trade war'.

Indian rupee crisis: 'Worst is not yet over'

Women's Rights

India: Bishop accused of raping nun summoned by police

The decision to question Franco Mulakkal came following days of protests in Kerala by women's groups.

India: Bishop accused of raping nun summoned by police

India

India: Opposition parties stage protests against high fuel prices

School, colleges and businesses shut and highways blocked as part of nationwide strike organised by opposition parties.

India: Opposition parties stage protests against high fuel prices

India

India and US sign military deal amid tensions over Iran sanctions

Agreement for purchase of sensitive military communication equipment signed with Mattis and Pompeo in New Delhi.

India and US sign military deal amid tensions over Iran sanctions