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2 Indian policemen arrested in killing of Kashmiri youth

2015-04-19 13:54

Officials say two Indian policemen have been arrested in the killing of a teenager during weekend protests in the disputed region of Kashmir.

Indian troops kill teen during protests

2015-04-18 17:57

Indian troops have fired at Kashmir protesters on the second day of violent clashes and a teenager was killed in the western village of Narbal.

5 000-year-old skeletons found in India

2015-04-16 11:25

Four complete human skeletons thought to date back some 5 000 years have been discovered in an ancient village in northern India, archaeologists say.

Protests in Indian Kashmir after rebel's brother killed

2015-04-14 16:22

Hundreds of protesters has clashed with riot police in Indian Kashmir after the brother of a rebel leader was killed by government forces.

India's PM to compensate farmers to ease discontent

2015-04-12 10:17

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced higher compensation and government aid for farmers who are suffering due to unseasonable rains.

13 Hindu pilgrims die in bus crash

2015-04-11 11:32

Police in Kolkata say they are searching for the driver of an overcrowded bus that overturned, killing 13 Hindu pilgrims en route to a temple in east India.

India plans to build new townships to resettle Hindus

2015-04-10 14:09

India's nationalist government plans to resettle tens of thousands of Hindus in three new townships in Muslim-dominated Kashmir.

India's Modi goes shopping for nuclear power

2015-04-09 14:00

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi aims to advance the purchase of massive nuclear reactors and fuel from France and Canada to power a resurgent economy.

Police kill 5 prisoners on way to court in India

2015-04-07 14:32

Police kill 5 prisoners who allegedly tried to escape vehicle on way to court in south India.

Indian woman saves daughter from jaws of crocodile

2015-04-04 14:35

A woman in India's Gujarat state has successfully rescued her 19-year-old daughter from the jaws of a crocodile after a 10-minute battle, news reports say.

 

Thousands of farmers rally in Indian capital

2015-04-19 13:30

India's beleaguered opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has led thousands of angry farmers in a protest in the capital against controversial laws on land-buying.

Questions mount over India police's 'fake encounters'

2015-04-16 11:29

Rights activists say that evidence is mounting in cases of 'fake encounters' - a commonly used term in India for staged confrontations in which police execute unarmed suspects and later claim it as self-defence.

Road rage incidents rise on Delhi's crowded streets

2015-04-15 13:59

There is increasing frequency of road rage on Delhi's congested streets, where at any time of the day cars and buses are bumper to bumper with two-wheelers weaving through, dpa reports.

India's Satyam founder guilty in fraud scandal

2015-04-12 15:22

An Indian court has pronounced the founder of Satyam Computer Services, Ramalinga Raju, guilty of forging documents and falsifying accounts.

Dad, brother, uncle arrested in India after rape

2015-04-11 14:45

The father, uncle and brother of a 16-year-old girl in eastern India have been arrested after being accused of raping her repeatedly, police say.

Alleged Mumbai attacks mastermind leaves Pakistan jail

2015-04-10 15:49

A lawyer says the suspected Pakistan mastermind in the 2008 Mumbai attacks has left a jail near Islamabad following a court order that he be set free pending trial.

India transport ministry bats for Uber, Ola

2015-04-09 21:30

India's transport ministry will ask states to allow US-based taxi-hailing firm Uber and its local rival Ola to operate, a senior official has said.

Push for cleaner stoves in poor countries to cut pollution

2015-04-08 16:35

Smoke in India, containing high concentrations of tiny particles known as black carbon, is responsible for premature deaths from cancer and other diseases and is causing or exacerbating environmental problems from climate change and glacial melt to falling crop yields.

Avalanche kills 4 soldiers in Indian Kashmir

2015-04-04 16:42

An official says four soldiers have been killed in Indian Kashmir after their vehicle was buried in an avalanche in the Himalayan region.

Camera in changing room - 4 arrested

2015-04-03 22:41

Four have been arrested at a niche boutique in India after a hidden camera was found in the women's changing room.

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