Two teenaged sisters were gang-raped in a village in India's Uttar Pradesh, the latest in a series of sexual assaults in the northern state, police said Saturday.
Thousands of people enraged by power cuts during an extreme heat wave have been rioting across northern India, setting electricity substations on fire and taking power company officials hostage, officials said Saturday.2 Comments
Clashes broke out between sword-wielding Sikhs on Friday at the Golden Temple in northern India on the 30th anniversary of a notorious army raid in which hundreds of people were killed.
The leader of Tibet's exiled government accused China Thursday of blanket repression in his homeland and warned that resentment over its rule was growing as he launched a new campaign for autonomy.
A 13-year-old impoverished Indian schoolgirl, thought to be the youngest female to climb Mount Everest, said Monday she had never scaled a mountain before setting her sights on the world's highest peak.
Celebrations erupted in southern India to mark Monday's creation of the new state of Telangana, the culmination of a campaign stretching back nearly six decades.
India's top court on Monday stayed the execution of a key plotter of the country's deadliest series of attacks.
Three men have confessed to the gang rape and slaying of two teenage girls who were found hanging from a tree in northern India, police said Sunday, in a case that has recast a light on rampant sexual violence in the country.
Six former “comfort women” joined an international activist meeting in Tokyo Saturday to demand that Japan formally atone for sexual slavery in its wartime military brothels, an emotive legacy still haunting the country.1 Comment
Police arrested a third suspect Saturday in the gang rape and slaying of two teenage cousins found hanging from a tree in northern India, as a top state official said he was recommending a federal investigation into a case that has triggered national outrage.