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Maoist rebels kill India lawmaker

Maoist rebels kill India lawmaker

South Asia

Sun, Sep 23 2018

Maoists are still active across thousands of square miles of central and eastern India known as the Red...

India launches 'Modicare,' world's biggest...

India launches 'Modicare,' world's biggest...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 23 2018

In India, a private consultation can cost $15, a huge sum for millions living on less than $2 a day

Pope relieves accused Indian bishop...

Pope relieves accused Indian bishop...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Sexual abuse by clergymen and the failure of senior Church officials to take action has been one of the...

Maldives president took gifts from island...

Maldives president took gifts from island...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Independent reporting in the Maldives is difficult and Yameen, who has ruled since winning a controversial...

Bhutan's ruling party defeated in first...

Bhutan's ruling party defeated in first...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 16 2018

Corruption, rural poverty, youth unemployment and the prevalence of criminal gangs remain challenges...

Indian college student abducted and...

Indian college student abducted and...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 15 2018

Sexual violence is rife in India, with nearly 40,000 rape cases reported in 2016

Bhutan seeks more happiness in third...

Bhutan seeks more happiness in third...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 15 2018

Corruption, rural poverty, youth unemployment and the prevalence of criminal gangs remain

Indian bishop to be questioned for alleged...

Indian bishop to be questioned for alleged...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 13 2018

Kerala is home to India's largest Christian population and one of the oldest in the world

Indian bus plunges into valley, 43...

Indian bus plunges into valley, 43...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 11 2018

Accidents on India's notorious roads claim the lives of more than 150,000 people each year

Buddhist monk held over sexual abuse...

Buddhist monk held over sexual abuse...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 1 2018

Bhante Shanghpriya Sujoy was first arrested on Wednesday and police are also investigating the trust...

Modi calls for easing of political crackdown...

Modi calls for easing of political crackdown...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 13 2018

The European Union and the United States have also expressed concern over the crackdown

French tourist killed, chopped up in...

French tourist killed, chopped up in...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 13 2018

The French embassy in New Delhi had been informed of the murder

Monsoon, landslides kill 20 in southern...

Monsoon, landslides kill 20 in southern...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 9 2018

Forecasters have predicted heavy rains in the region for another 48 hours

Crop-destroying Armyworm caterpillar...

Crop-destroying Armyworm caterpillar...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 9 2018

Natural migration is also a possibility as the moth can fly hundreds of kilometres in one night on prevailing...

Police arrest 10 over latest lynching...

Police arrest 10 over latest lynching...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 7 2018

Lynchings are nothing new in India, but the spread of smartphones to even the most remote corners has...

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in...

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 30 2018

A 150-year-old iron bridge was closed as water levels rose to touch its base

Rainstorms kill 49 in northern...

Rainstorms kill 49 in northern...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 28 2018

The torrential rains have also hit New Delhi and the western state of Rajasthan that is popular with...

Another woman lynched in India after...

Another woman lynched in India after...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 23 2018

Lynchings are nothing new in India, but the spread of smartphones to even the most remote corners has...

India withdraws controversial tax on...

India withdraws controversial tax on...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 22 2018

Around 60% of young women aged between 16 and 24 years did not have access to sanitary pads

Indian woman allegedly raped by 40 men...

Indian woman allegedly raped by 40 men...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 21 2018

Sexual violence is rife in India, with 110,333 rape cases reported in the country between 2014 and...

Russian tourist allegedly gang-raped...

Russian tourist allegedly gang-raped...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 19 2018

Several foreign tourists have been sexually assaulted in India in recent months