Kashmir

42 Indian forces dead in worst Kashmir blast in decades

Car fitted with explosives rams into bus carrying paramilitary forces in Pulwama district of India-administered Kashmir.

India

A Dalit scholar's fight to remain out of jail in India

Court has so far prevented arrest of Anand Teltumbde, who is charged for alleged links to a banned Maoist organisation.

Indian Dalit scholar slapped with 'terror' charges, faces arrest

Asia

Fire at New Delhi hotel kills 17, including child

The blaze erupted before dawn at Hotel Arpit Palace in a congested part of central New Delhi.

Fire at New Delhi hotel kills at least 17: officials

India

Twitter's Jack Dorsey under fire after skipping India meet

BJP members accuse Twitter of '100 percent leftist bias' but others say 'no data' backs claims right wing is targetted.

Twitter's Jack Dorsey under fire after skipping India meet

Asia

Death and disease in India's Yamuna River

The cause of the high levels of pollution that is killing marine life.

Arts & Culture

The battle to save Kolkata's crumbling heritage buildings

As developers eye land, activists and residents fear the city's history is fading with the demolition of old structures.

The battle to save Kolkata's crumbling heritage buildings

Asia

Dozens killed in India after consuming poisonous liquor

At least 64 die in neighbouring Saharanpur and Haridwar districts while eight deaths were reported from Kushinagar.

Asia

Kashmir's heavy snow causes deadly avalanche

Rescue workers are digging through the snow with spades and even their hands to find survivors.

China

China condemns PM Modi's visit to disputed region

Modi's visit was part of a series of public meetings in the region before Indian elections due by May.

China condemns Indian PM Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Kashmir

The Kashmiri politician who quit civil servant job over killings

Shah Faesal resigned as India's civil servant in January and has rallied in Kashmir, promising he will bid for peace.

The Kashmiri politician who quit civil servant job over killings

India

India's central bank rate cut is likely to please Modi

Surprise cut of key benchmark interest rate comes before India's parliamentary elections this year.

India's central bank rate cut is likely to please Modi

India

Hindu temple board reverses opposition to women's entry

One of the two women, who defied the temple ban backed by right-wing groups, calls the decision a 'positive shift'.

Sabarimala temple board reverses opposition to entry of women

Narendra Modi

Amnesty, Greenpeace accuse Indian government of impeding work

Since coming to power in 2014, the Modi government has cancelled the licences of nearly 15,000 charities.

Amnesty, Greenpeace accuse Indian government of impeding work

India

Indian farmers blame Modi as sacred cows run amok

Farmers blame Prime Minister Modi's policies for the menace of stray cattle which had devastated their crops.

Indian farmers blame Narendra Modi as sacred cows run amok

India

'What use is a degree if I sell eggs?': The job crisis under Modi

As elections loom, Prime Minister Modi has been accused of creating India's worst unemployment crisis in 45 years.

'What use is a degree if I sell eggs?': The job crisis under Modi