Updated Monday, December 8, 2014 0:02 am TWN
Thousands of government forces have fanned out across the Indian portion of Kashmir to provide a security shield for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to make a campaign speech in the region for local elections, police said Sunday.
An Uber taxi driver allegedly raped a 25-year-old passenger in the Indian capital before threatening to kill her, police said Sunday, in a blow to the company's safety-conscious image.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Militants hurling grenades stormed an army camp Friday in Indian Kashmir and killed 11 security officials, police said, ratcheting up violence in the Muslim-majority region that is voting in state elections.
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Women and girls with disabilities in India are pushed into mental institutions, where they live in unsanitary conditions and are at constant risk of physical and sexual violence, Human Rights Watch said in a report Wednesday.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
A video showing two sisters in northern India hitting back at men who allegedly harassed them on a crowded bus has drawn huge attention in a country where hundreds of thousands of women silently endure sexual harassment every day.
Monday, December 1, 2014
Friday, November 28, 2014
Militants attacked an army patrol in Indian Kashmir on Thursday, leaving three soldiers and three civilians dead as fighting continued near the border with rival Pakistan, security officials said.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Health campaigners Wednesday welcomed India's unprecedented plans to raise the age for tobacco purchases to 25 and ban unpackaged cigarette sales, calling them a major step towards stopping nearly one million tobacco-related deaths a year.
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