NEW DELHI Indian opposition leaders on Wednesday called for the release of an elderly priest held on terror charges, one of 16 similar arrests rights groups say are politically motivated.
NEW DELHI Australia will join three-way naval exercises involving the United States, Japan and India, in a move that could provoke concern from China, which has criticised similar joint drills in the past.
NEW DELHI/AHMEDABAD, India A subsidiary of India's tea-to-telecoms Tata Group has withdrawn a jewellery advertisement featuring a Hindu-Muslim family celebrating a baby shower, following threats to one of its stores and wide criticism on social media.
NEW DELHI, Oct 14 A subsidiary of India's Tata
Group pulled a jewellery advertisement of a Hindu-Muslim family
celebrating a baby shower after social media criticism, with
some posting "Love Jihad", meaning a conspiracy by Muslims to
forcibly convert Hindu women.
NEW DELHI Eight months after the novel coronavirus arrived in India, the number of deaths from the disease crossed 100,000 on Saturday. Nearly 6.5 million people have been infected in total, second only to the number in the United States.
LUCKNOW/DELHI, India Police briefly detained several opposition leaders on Thursday as they headed toward the site where a low-caste young woman died this week after being gang-raped, the latest such attack to whip up nationwide anger and protests.
NEW DELHI, Oct 1 Eight months after the novel
coronavirus arrived in India, the number of deaths from the
disease is due to cross 100,000 imminently. Nearly 6.5 million
people have been infected in total, second only to the number in
the United States.
LUCKNOW, India, Oct 1 Indian police imposed
emergency laws on Thursday in a village where a woman from the
lowest rung of the country's caste system was allegedly raped
and killed, barring gatherings of more than five people after
clashes erupted following her cremation.
NEW DELHI/AHMEDABAD, India India reported on Monday that novel coronavirus infections had topped 6 million, nowhere near the number required for herd immunity in country of 1.3 billion people, and raising anxiety going into the peak period for Hindu religious festivals.
SHAMBHU, India Thousands of farmers in India blocked roads and railway tracks on Friday in a protest against new legislation that they say could pave the way for the government to stop buying grain at guaranteed prices, leaving them at the mercy of private buyers.