Asia

In India, WhatsApp stirs up deadly rumours

Since April, more than two dozen people have been beaten to death by mobs across India over suspicions of abductions.

In India, WhatsApp stirs up deadly rumours

Asia

UK lawyer alleges India deported him under Bangladesh pressure

Lord Alex Carlile, a member of the legal team of opposition BNP leader Khaleda Zia, was deported from New Delhi airport.

UK lawyer alleges India deported him under Bangladesh pressure

India

Indian monsoon gathers pace

About 200 people have died in monsoon-related incidents in the last month.

India's monsoon gathers pace

India

Will India decriminalise gay sex?

Top court hears challenge to British colonial era-law that punishes same-sex relationships with up to 10 years in jail.

India same-sex relations: Will top court decriminalise gay sex?

Gang rape

India top court: Delhi gang-rape convicts to be hanged

Top court pronounced its judgement on the review petition filed by three out of the four convicts handed death penalty.

India's Supreme Court upholds death sentence in Delhi rape case

Asia

Lockdown in Kashmir marks two years since rebel leader killed

Army carries out deadly crackdown amid a surge in protests by separatists over the killing of rebel leader Burhani Wani two years ago.

Asia

Teen girl among 3 killed in fresh Kashmir violence

Latest killings come a day before the second anniversary of popular rebel commander Burhan Wani's death.

Three civilians killed in fresh wave of Kashmir violence

Opinion

Saving tigers, killing people

States are evicting and murdering Indigenous people in the guise of biodiversity conservation.

Souparna Lahiri

by Souparna Lahiri

Souparna Lahiri

India

Interpol seeks arrest of Indian billionaire jeweller

Third-generation diamond trader, Nirav Modi, is allegedly involved in a multibillion-dollar banking scam.

Interpol seeks arrest of Indian billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi

War & Conflict

Kashmir loses its cinema halls to prolonged conflict

Nearly three decades of conflict has meant many of Kashmir's youngest generation have never attended a movie theatre.

Kashmir loses its cinema halls to prolonged conflict

India

Scores dead as bus falls into northern India gorge

Authorities probe reason behind the accident, as bus plunges into gorge in north Indian state of Uttarakhand.

India bus crash: More than 40 dead in northern Uttarakhand state

Asia

Security boosted in Kashmir ahead of Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage

Security is being boosted after an attack on a group last year.

India

India preparing for 'cut in oil imports from Iran'

India prepares for a 'drastic reduction' of Iranian oil imports in a push by the US to cut trade ties, Reuters reports.

India preparing for 'cut in oil imports from Iran'

India

Indian rupee hits record low amid inflation

Currency weakened past 69 rupees to the dollar, making it one of the worst performers in Asia for the first time.

Indian rupee hits record low amid inflation

India

India's Gujarat embroidery - a rich cultural mosaic

Living and Learning Design Centre in Bhuj painstakingly documents and helps teach more than 50 styles of embroidery.

India's Gujarat embroidery - a rich cultural mosaic