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Woman cuts off genitals of alleged rapist in India

Woman cuts off genitals of alleged rapist in India

A 23-year-old Indian woman has cut off the genitals of a Hindu religious teacher in the southern state of Kerala, claiming he raped her for years. Police said the suspect, named as Gangeshananda Theerthapada, would come to the woman’s house to perform prayer rituals for her father’s health. Her mother had hoped the self-styled holy […]

Several missing after bridge collapse in India

Several missing after bridge collapse in India

At least two people have died and several others are feared missing after a pedestrian bridge collapsed in the Indian state of Goa. People had gathered on the bridge to watch emergency services rescue a man who had jumped into the Sanvordem river in Curchorem. Local media reported that more than 50 people were on […]

Pakistan ordered not to hang Indian ‘spy’

Pakistan ordered not to hang Indian ‘spy’

A top UN court has ordered Pakistan not to execute a former Indian navy officer convicted on charges of spying until it has had time to hear a case brought by India. India has argued in the International Court of Justice that Pakistan violated international laws by not allowing it access to Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav. […]

India wedding deaths: 24 guests killed after wall collapses

India wedding deaths: 24 guests killed after wall collapses

At least 24 people were killed when a wall collapsed during a wedding party in northern India. The guests had taken shelter from heavy rain under a tin shack when a wall collapsed onto it in the storm. Another 26 people were injured in the accident in Bharatpur, a district in Rajasthan state, 15 of […]

India top court reviews Islamic instant divorce

India top court reviews Islamic instant divorce

India’s Supreme Court has formally opened hearings into a number of petitions challenging the controversial practice of instant divorce in Islam. The court said it would examine whether the practice known as “triple talaq” was fundamental to the religion. India is one of a handful of countries in the world where a Muslim man can […]

2 Muslim men killed by mob over cow theft in India

2 Muslim men killed by mob over cow theft in India

Two Muslim men were beaten to death by a mob in northeastern India over allegations of cow theft, the latest in a series of similar attacks across the country, police officials said Monday. Senior Assam state police official Mukesh Aggarwal said police have filed a criminal complaint and are trying to identify the members of […]

SHOCKING: Young couple stripped naked and beaten by villagers in India

SHOCKING: Young couple stripped naked and beaten by villagers in India

This shocking video shows a young couple in India being stripped naked and physically assaulted by 18 villagers after they married in secret. The humiliating incident happened in Shambhupura village in the Banswara District in south Rajasthan. They were targeted after they married without their family’s consent. Kachru, 21, and Monica, 19, had been in a […]

INDIA: 20 killed as lorry runs into protest

INDIA: 20 killed as lorry runs into protest

At least 20 people have died after a lorry rammed into a group of farmers staging a protest in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The farmers were outside a police station in Chittoor district, protesting against illegal sand mining. Police said the driver of the truck appeared to have lost control of his […]

Fire breaks out in Bank of India building in Mumbai

Fire breaks out in Bank of India building in Mumbai

A massive fire broke out in a Bank of India building in South Mumbai near the Bombay high court on Friday evening. Fire fighters have been rushed to the spot to douse the fire. As of now, there is no report of any casualty Bank of India DGM P K Sinha said, “Around 40 bank […]

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya bailed in UK

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya bailed in UK

He was arrested on Tuesday by the Metropolitan Police on behalf of the Indian authorities, over fraud accusations. India has been seeking the extradition of Mr Mallya, who faces charges of financial irregularities at his defunct Kingfisher Airlines. Mr Mallya is said to owe banks £600m but he denies wrongdoing. He appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ […]

Australian PM takes selfie with Narendra Modi in Delhi metro

Australian PM takes selfie with Narendra Modi in Delhi metro

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull on Monday took a selfie with PM Narendra Modi in the Delhi metro train. Soon after taking selfie, Turnbull uploaded it on Twitter and wrote, “With @narendramodi on the Delhi Metro Blue Line – 212 kms & 159 stations since 2002.” With @narendramodi on the Delhi Metro Blue Line – 212 […]