Tag Archives: India

  • Unnao victim dies in hospital after being set ablaze

    A 23-year-old rape victim set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapists, has died in a New Delhi hospital, prompting protests from opposition leaders who blamed the ruling party. ...

  • Indian police kill rape-murder suspects, sparking celebrations

    Indian police on Friday shot dead four gang-rape and murder suspects, prompting celebrations but also accusations that they were extrajudicial executions. The men were shot in the early hours during a re-enactment of the crime. ...

  • Indians demand justice after woman gang raped and killed

    Hundreds of people gathered in New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and other Indian cities on Monday to demand justice in the case of a veterinarian who was gang-raped and killed last week. ...

  • India’s economic growth slows, pressure on Modi to speed up reforms

    India’s annual economic growth slowed to 4.5% in the July-September quarter, its weakest pace since 2013, putting pressure on PM Modi to speed up reforms as five rate cuts by the central bank have failed to boost investments. ...

  • Visa denial leads to Karmapa’s absence at Tibetan Religious Conference

    The Karmapa left India in May 2017, and took citizenship and passport of Dominica, a Caribbean island country. He was denied a visa by Indian authorities to return to India. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Lending support to the Baloch movement

    Goodwill for the Baloch freedom movement has grown in the recent past which has inspired the Baloch freedom fighters to express confidence in the Indo-Baloch relationship. ...

  • Can McMahon Line dispute be resolved?

    More than a century after the McMahon Line was drawn at the tripartite Simla Convention of 1913-1914 between British India, Tibet and China, uncertainty over the Indo-China boundary in the Northeast remains a festering sore. ...

  • Restive Kashmir marks 100 days since India stripped autonomy

    Kashmir on Tuesday marked 100 days since India stripped the restive Himalayan valley of its autonomy and imposed a strict communications blackout, with local journalists protesting. ...

  • Supreme Court gives disputed religious Ayodhya site to Hindus

    India’s Supreme Court ruled on Saturday in favour of a Hindu group in a long-running battle over a centuries-old religious site also claimed by Muslims, in a verdict that could raise tension ...

  • India ramps up security ahead of verdict on Ayodhya

    India has increased security a week before the Supreme Court rules on a disputed religious site that has been fiercely contested by majority Hindus and Muslims for decades, police and home m ...