The Indian government appealed for calm on Sunday after at least 32 Muslims were shot dead in the northeastern state of Assam in attacks targeting women and children and blamed on tribal separatists.
Police found nine more bodies Saturday after a deadly rampage by tribal separatists in India's remote northeastern Assam state, taking the death toll to 32 following two days of violence.
Separatist rebels wearing black masks opened fire on Muslim villagers in remote northeastern India, killing at least 11 people, mostly women and children, in two overnight attacks, police said Friday.
Twin bombs planted on a train killed one person and wounded at least nine others in the southern Indian port of Chennai Thursday, the latest attack during ongoing national elections, officials said.
India would need an employment generating robust manufacturing sector to achieve an annual growth of 10 percent, a key government official said on Sunday.
Firebrand anti-corruption champion Arvind Kejriwal accused his rivals in India's elections on Wednesday of selling out to big business by accepting hundreds of millions of dollars to bankroll their campaigns.
Rebels shot dead two village heads and another man in Indian Kashmir, police said Tuesday, casting a shadow on the next round of India's marathon general elections slated for later this week.
Indian election frontrunner Narendra Modi on Tuesday condemned virulent anti-Muslim remarks by a one-time associate as he sought to keep attention on his core message of development and corruption-free administration.1 Comment
Some Indian teachers force children from lower castes and minority religions to clean toilets and sit separately from their classmates as part of “persistent” discrimination in classrooms, a rights group said Tuesday.
With a tight budget and a humble autorickshaw, a pioneering Indian transgender is campaigning in her southern hometown for a seat in parliament, just days after the country's highest court recognized “third gender” people.