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Growing unease as India curbs the net to keep the peace

Since Modi's election, 89 shutdowns have been ordered.

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

India, one of the world's most polluted nations, has one of the most ambitious plans to kick its fossil fuel ...

Unwanted Rohingya face threats in India and Nepal

Detested in Myanmar, the Muslim Rohingya desperately seeking sanctuary get a new reminder of just how unloved they are in India too.
September 17, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Common ground in short supply as China hosts BRICS

Lumping together far-flung and vastly different political and economic systems, BRICS has long been viewed by many as contrived.
September 03, 2017 | 01:22 pm GMT+7

Air pollution throws shade on India's solar success

New research has found the smog and dust that sickens millions across India every year is also sapping solar power generation by more than 25 percent.
September 03, 2017 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Men may suffer if marital rape becomes crime, says India government

The India government is concerned wives could falsely accuse husbands of rape. 
August 31, 2017 | 09:22 am GMT+7

Far from Texas, Indian floods kill 500

Texas may be reeling amid the worst flooding it's seen in 50 years but, in northeast India, torrential rain has killed more than 500 people, and there may be worse to come. 
August 31, 2017 | 08:40 am GMT+7

70 years of pain across the India-Pakistan border

From barbed grins in a carefully synchronized daily flag ceremony to murderous exchanges across barbed wire in Kashmir, the India-Pakistan border is a 70-year-old scar that will ...
August 15, 2017 | 10:59 am GMT+7

China to sign some $24 bln in loans to Bangladesh as Xi visits

China plans to finance around 25 projects, including a 1,320 megawatt (MW) power plant in Bangladesh.
October 14, 2016 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Indian town under curfew after violent protest

Curfew is imposed in a town in India's western Gujarat state after a protest by the Patidar community demanding the release of their leader turns violent. Diane Hodges reports.The ...
April 18, 2016 | 12:32 am GMT+7

Poachers kill rhino in India after British royal couple's visit

Just hours after Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took a tour of Kaziranga National Park, a one-horned rhinoceros is found dead with its horn removed. Hours after a royal ...
April 15, 2016 | 02:04 pm GMT+7

Nearly 100 dead in Indian temple blaze

A massive fire swept through a temple in India's southern Kerala state on Sunday, killing nearly 100 people and injuring more than 200 who had gathered for a fireworks display to ...
April 10, 2016 | 06:37 pm GMT+7

India to host BRICS summit in October

Leaders of the so-called BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - will meet in the western Indian state of Goa on October 15 and 16.
March 23, 2016 | 11:57 am GMT+7

India gives priest 40-year sentence for child rape

Priest was convicted of raping and sexually assaulting the girl at a Salvation Army church in the southern state of Kerala in 2014
March 04, 2016 | 01:53 pm GMT+7