Asia

Fresh clashes in Kashmir after four killed in gunfight

Clashes erupt in India-administered Kashmir following the killing of two rebels and a civilian in Srinagar.

Fresh clashes in Kashmir after four killed in gunfight

Asia

Angry crowd protests against female entry to Sabarimala temple

Protesters are blocking female pilgrimage, defying order by India's top court allowing entry of women of all ages.

Angry crowd protests against female entry to Sabarimala temple

Zika virus

World looks for Zika cure as India sees another outbreak

After a new outbreak of the Zika virus in India, the World Health Organization wants to improve its detection.

World looks for Zika cure as India sees another outbreak

Asia

India changes Muslim name of historic city Allahabad

Hindu nationalist government in Uttar Pradesh changes Muslim name of historic city from Allahabad to Prayagraj.

India's BJP changes Muslim name of Allahabad to Prayagraj

Special series

World Food Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

From South Korea's Kimchi craze to Egypt's breadline - Al Jazeera's documentary picks for World Food Day, and every day.

World Food Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

Sexual assault

India minister sues woman over #MeToo allegations

The lawsuit says that Ramani "intentionally put forward fabricated" allegations to harm his reputation.

India: Akbar sues journalist Priya Ramani over #MeToo allegations

Rohingya

Rohingya: 'Better to kill us in India than deport us to Myanmar'

Families in Rohingya camp in New Delhi fear forced deportation after seven men were handed to Myanmar border guards.

Rohingya: 'Better to kill us in India than deport us to Myanmar'

Opinion

Renaming India: Saffronisation of public spaces

By renaming cities, streets and airports, the BJP government is trying to erase India's diverse history and identity.

Rizwan Ahmad

by Rizwan Ahmad

Rizwan Ahmad

Asia

5 dead, dozens wounded after train cars derail in India

Several passengers are feared trapped and emergency teams are currently at the accident site.

5 dead, dozens wounded after train cars derail in Uttar Pradesh

Human Rights

Minister accused as #MeToo gains momentum in India

India's #MeToo movement has rapidly gained momentum in recent days as women come forward to accuse sexual predators.

Minister M.J. Akbar accused in India's growing #MeToo storm

India

Alakhpura, the Indian village that raised a girls' football team

Alakhpura FC is funded by villagers who over time have come to support the players now achieving national success.

Alakhpura, the Indian village that raised a girls' football team

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

Kashmir

Fear and anger mark Kashmir's first local poll in 13 years

The disputed region's two main parties, NC and PDP, are boycotting the local elections.

Fear and anger mark Kashmir's first local poll in 13 years

India

India's women journalists call out 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 $5bn deal with Russia that risks US ties

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