Indian police arrest 4 over human remains smuggling

2017-03-22 05:40

Indian police have arrested four suspected corpse smugglers and recovered 18 intact skeletons believed to have been exhumed at cemeteries.

13 jailed for life in India over murder at car plant

2017-03-18 19:27

An Indian court has sentenced 13 workers to life in jail for the murder of a senior manager in an outburst of deadly violence at a car plant in 2012.

Pakistan promises nuclear arms responsibility

2017-03-15 05:55

Pakistan has vowed to work to prevent non-nuclear states from gaining the technology that would put them on the path to acquiring nuclear weapons.

Landslide win for Modi

2017-03-12 06:01

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party won a landslide victory in India’s most important battleground state yesterday, in a personal triumph that will strengthen his claim to a second term as national leader.

'World's heaviest woman' has surgery in India, loses 100kg

2017-03-09 16:09

Indian doctors said that an Egyptian who was believed to be the world's heaviest woman had successfully undergone weight-loss surgery after losing over 100kg

'Hormonal' women need protecting, Indian minister says

2017-03-07 15:40

Female students need curfews to protect them from their own "hormonal outbursts", India's women's minister has said, sparking ridicule on social media.

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer

2017-03-06 16:47

Indian police have found 19 aborted female foetuses dumped in a sewer in the western state of Maharashtra, highlighting the country's problem of female foeticide.

India demands action from US after Kansas killing

2017-02-26 21:33

India has demanded the "strongest action" from the US government after an Indian man was killed and another wounded in a suspected hate crime in Kansas.

India's vice president visits Uganda, meets president

2017-02-22 21:46

India's Vice President Hamid Ansari is meeting with Ugandan officials on the second leg of his African visit.

India arrests heads of adoption centre over trafficking

2017-02-21 16:11

Indian police say they have arrested the heads of an adoption centre suspected of selling at least 17 children to foreign couples.


Tiger crushed to death in bungled rescue

2017-03-21 19:27

Indian conservation authorities are investigating the death of a tiger after it was crushed by an earth mover in a bungled operation by rescue workers.

Irish tourist raped, strangled in India

2017-03-17 05:23

Indian police say a female Irish tourist whose body was found in the western beach state of Goa had been raped and strangled.

Festival of love

2017-03-12 06:01

Holi is a two-day Hindu spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colours” or the “festival of love”.

Maoist rebels kill 11 police in central India

2017-03-11 13:45

Suspected Maoist rebels have killed 11 paramilitary commandos in a remote part of central India after ambushing their convoy.

Police say terror suspect killed in gunbattle in north India

2017-03-08 10:53

Police say they have killed a man suspected of masterminding a train blast that injured eight people in India

Indian ambulance plane crashes near Bangkok

2017-03-06 21:47

India's external affairs minister says an Indian hospital ambulance plane with five people on board has crash landed near Bangkok after it burst into flames.

Fierce gunbattle in Indian Kashmir kills 3 combatants

2017-03-05 21:23

Police say anti-India protests erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir following a fierce gunbattle in which two rebels and a counterinsurgency policeman were killed

16 killed, 50 injured as truck overturns in northeast India

2017-02-26 14:00

Police say at least 16 people were killed and 50 injured when a truck taking them to a church service overturned after hitting a concrete barricade on a highway in India's remote northeast

Scientists find new miniature frog species in India

2017-02-21 20:25

Scientists have discovered four new species of miniature night frogs small enough to sit on a fingernail in a remote part of India.

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit in one go

2017-02-15 12:22

With a single rocket, India successfully put 104 satellites into orbit, breaking the previous record set by Russia.

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