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Gang-Raped Sisters’ Bodies Hung From Tree

Gang-Raped Sisters’ Bodies Hung From Tree

Two police officers suspected of gang-raping and killing teenage sisters before hanging their bodies from a mango tree have been arrested in India. A third man was also held, according to reports, after the discovery of two bodies renewed public outrage over sexual violence in the country. Villagers in Katra found the bodies hours after […]

Narendra Modi on course to become Indian next PM

Narendra Modi on course to become Indian next PM

Narendra Modi is set to become India’s next prime minister, according to a major exit poll released late on Wednesday, following others forecasting that his opposition party and its allies could win a parliamentary majority. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies are forecast to win 279 seats in the lower house of parliament, […]

Rape bid foiled, man kills sister-in-law and nephew

Rape bid foiled, man kills sister-in-law and nephew

NEW DELHI: A 35-year-old man strangled his brother’s wife in Amar Colony, southeast Delhi, on Tuesday night when she resisted his rape attempt. The man then killed her 10-year-old son who had witnessed the act. TOI is withholding all names to protect the woman’s identity. The accused was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday […]

Dad knifes girl for speaking to lover

Dad knifes girl for speaking to lover

BANGALORE: A 23-year-old woman is battling for her life after she was attacked by her father with a chopper. Her crime: She was talking to her lover, who belongs to another caste, enraging her father who didn’t approve of their relationship. The victim of the honour killing attempt was later ferried to hospital by her […]

Air India Dreamliner windshield cracks midair

Air India Dreamliner windshield cracks midair

NEW DELHI: Almost 250 passengers on board a Boeing Dreamliner flying from Frankfurt to Delhi had a close shave when the aircraft’s windshield cracked minutes after taking off. The Dreamliner (VT-ANK) had to then had to immediately turn back for Frankfurt and landed safely. The latest windshield crack happened last Friday (May 9) when the […]

Pakistan tells two Indian journalists to leave within week

Pakistan tells two Indian journalists to leave within week

Islamabad: Pakistan has told both Indian journalists stationed in Islamabad that they must leave within a week, the journalists told, saying they had been informed that their visas would not be renewed. The move came amid simmering tensions between Pakistan’s powerful military and a civilian government that appears dovish towards archrival India, where Hindu nationalist […]

Indian Bride shot dead by jilted lover during wedding

Indian Bride shot dead by jilted lover during wedding

Bhopal, India: The old saying, “Love kills” came true on Thursday night when a jilted lover, Anurag Singh, shot dead a woman on her wedding stage in full public view. The incident took place at a marriage garden in Lalghati area of Bhopal city. A happy moment turned sour when a jilted lover shot a […]

Final phase of India elections

Final phase of India elections

Millions of Indian voters in the world’s biggest democracy are wrapping up a mammoth national election with the final day of polling in three states. With 814 million eligible voters, India has been voting in phases over six weeks, with results expected on Friday. The main Hindu opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) went into the […]

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