Zeenat Saberin

Zeenat Saberin

India

Accused plead 'not guilty' in Asifa gang-rape case

Seven men and a minor are accused in the gang-rape case that has caused outrage in India.

Accused plead 'not guilty' in Asifa gang-rape case

India

India: BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar faces rape charges

Legislator from PM Modi's BJP party faces inquiry after public outcry over alleged administrative and police cover-up.

India: BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar faces rape charges

Politics

India parties now can get foreign funding, activists say not OK

Activists fear amendment to electoral law will make Indian politics opaque and vulnerable to foreign influence.

India parties now can get foreign funding, activists say not OK

India

Indian journalist Sandeep Sharma dies in Bhind

Police probe launched after a reporter, who was investigating illegal sand mining mafia, is killed in Madhya Pradesh.

Indian journalist Sandeep Sharma dies in Bhind

Politics

India's Seychelles military base plan hits choppy waters

Opposition declares agreement between two governments 'dead' against backdrop of contest for influence in Indian Ocean.

India's Seychelles military base plan hits choppy waters

Asia

India: Can Congress party under Rahul Gandhi defeat Modi?

The party under its young leader Rahul Gandhi is projecting itself as the main challenger to PM Narendra Modi in 2019.

India: Can Congress party under Rahul Gandhi defeat Modi?

Narendra Modi

Key regional party TDP quits India's ruling coalition

TDP, which rules Andhra Pradesh state, walks out of alliance and backs no-confidence motion against Modi in parliament.

Key regional party TDP quits India's ruling coalition

Law

India court ruling bars foreign law firms from practice

Foreign firms can only advise Indian clients on matters pertaining to foreign laws on temporary 'fly in, fly out basis'.

India court ruling bars foreign law firms from practice

India

Balkrishna Doshi: 'Architecture is a backdrop to life'

Pritzker Prize-winning pioneer of low-cost Indian housing Balkrishna Doshi reflects on what architecture means to him.

Balkrishna Doshi: 'Architecture is a backdrop to life'

India

India plan to stop crop burning 'not enough' to end pollution

As India's government announces new budget plan to combat pollution in major cities, experts note more needs to be done.

India plan to stop crop burning 'not enough' to end pollution

South Africa

India carries out raids against Gupta brothers

Indian-born billionaire family accused of exploiting ties to former South African President Zuma to win state contracts.

India carries out raids against Gupta brothers

United Nations

UN: 12 million girls married during childhood annually

Despite drop in annual child marriages, new UN figures show quicker progress is needed to end the practice.

UN: 12 million girls married during childhood annually