Opinion

Dalit conversions: An act of rebellion against caste supremacy

The mass conversion of Dalits to other religions continue to stir anxiety and anger among India's Hindu intelligentsia.

Rahul Sonpimple

by Rahul Sonpimple

Rahul Sonpimple

Kashmir

UN calls for inquiry into Kashmir rights violations

UN Human Rights Office report accuses India and Pakistan of 'excessive use of force' and human rights abuses in Kashmir.

Asia

The perils of being a journalist in Modi's India

Cases of Rana Ayyub, Barkha Dutt and Ravish Kumar, who are critical of the government, highlight lack of press freedom.

The perils of being a journalist in Modi's India

Asia

Indian-origin chef slammed for anti-Islam remarks

The Michelin-star chef faces criticism for his tweet saying 'Hindus have been terrorised by Islam for over 2000 years'.

Celebrity chef Atul Kochhar in a soup for anti-Islam remarks

Kashmir

Four Indian soldiers killed in cross-border shelling

At least four soldiers killed in Pakistani firing over two weeks after two rivals vowed to curb cross-border violence.

Indian soldiers killed in cross-border shelling

Arts & Culture

India's answer to Sex and the City stirs debate

Banned in Pakistan and slammed by right-wing groups, Veere Di Wedding is a box office hit, but is it a feminist feat?

Hot and bothered: India's answer to Sex and the City stirs debate

India

Arrests made after India lynching over WhatsApp rumours

Police action comes after outrage over the killing of two men on 'child kidnapping' rumours circulated on social media.

India arrests 18 after two men lynched over WhatsApp rumours

Asia

Gandhi: 125 years since whites-only train incident

South Africa, India marking 125th anniversary of an incident seen as the Indian independence leader's first act of civil disobedience.

Asia

One year since farmers killed by police in India's Mandsaur

Farmers had been protesting over low produce prices, a problem that persists, when officers opened fire on them.

India

Indian police arrest Dalit activists amid criticism

Arrests made in connection with clashes between lower caste Dalits and upper caste groups.

Indian police arrest Dalit activists amid criticism

India

An Iftar to heal religious divide

Ankit Saxena was killed by his Muslim girlfriend's family, but his father organises Iftar to bridge religious divide.

An Iftar to heal religious divide in India

Asia

Why are Indian farmers protesting?

Farmers from five states are demanding government intervention to help check dwindling farm income.

Why are Indian farmers protesting?

Asia

India's Kerala state on alert amid Nipah virus outbreak

The southern Indian state put on 'all-time alert' after at least 17 die of Nipah virus infection.

India's Kerala state on alert amid Nipah virus outbreak

Opinion

Kashmir's award-winning tormentor

In India today, those who torture in Kashmir are held in high esteem.

Mirza Waheed

by Mirza Waheed

Mirza Waheed

Pakistan

Pakistani military says 'no space for war' with India

Pakistan's military urges neighbouring India to respect ceasefire commitment in disputed region of Kashmir.

Pakistani military says 'no space for war' with India