India

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

The 93-year-old, who led India three times, had been hospitalised since June with a kidney infection and chest problems.

Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

Asia

India's beef ban: 'They want to make Muslims jobless'

Muslim meat traders say they are being targeted as the Hindu nationalist BJP closes slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh.

India's battle over buffalo meat

Asia

India crackdown on slaughterhouses stirs Muslim unease

More states follow Uttar Pradesh's lead in closing down unlicensed abattoirs as critics say move is based on religion.

India crackdown on slaughterhouses stirs Muslim unease

Bharatiya Janata Party

India's ruling BJP 'targeted' Aamir Khan for remarks

Party's ex-volunteer says IT Cell ran campaign to drop Aamir Khan as brand ambassador of e-commerce firm Snapdeal.

BJP 'targeted' Bollywood star Khan for critical remarks

Opinion

Modi's new India emerges

The prime minister's links to a conservative order are at odds with his vision.

Chandrahas Choudhury

by Chandrahas Choudhury

Chandrahas Choudhury

India

'Love jihad': War on romance in India

Hindu right-wing groups run campaign against what they say is Muslim conspiracy to convert Hindu girls into Islam.

'Love jihad': War on romance in India

Asia

India's 'balancing act' on Gaza crisis

India's policy of equidistance between Israel and Palestine faces criticism amid mounting death toll in Gaza.

India's 'balancing act' on Gaza crisis