Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir fired tear gas and shotguns Friday as thousands of people defied a toughening security crackdown to protest against Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region. At least 40 civilians were reportedly injured, one critically.
India's most famous tiger, photographed by thousands of tourists over the years at a popular northern wildlife park, died on Thursday, days after the aging animal stopped eating.
An elephant thought to have travelled at least 1,700 kilometers from India into Bangladesh after becoming separated from its herd by floods died on Tuesday despite last-ditch efforts to save him.
Indian police have charged Amnesty with sedition after several Kashmiris allegedly called for independence for the troubled region at an event organized by the rights group, an officer said Tuesday.
Police have arrested a doctor in western India for allegedly injecting six people with a lethal overdose and burying most of the bodies at his farmhouse, an officer said Tuesday.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Monday his government had built more than 20 million toilets and brought electricity to thousands of villages as he delivered an Independence Day report card.
India despaired Monday at a weekend of failures by its main medal hopefuls in Rio as commentators warned that the Olympics' ultimate under-achievers could return home from Brazil completely empty-handed.
The classrooms at the SDMC Primary School in Badarpur in Delhi have no furniture. Students sit on the floor on threadbare carpets.
At least seven paramilitary troops were wounded, three critically, after suspected rebels sprayed them with gunfire in the main city of troubled Indian Kashmir on Monday, officials said.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan tweeted Friday that he gets detained at U.S. airports "every damn time" after he was stopped at the Los Angeles International Airport.1 Comment