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Modi's party loses Indian state election amid protests over citizenship law

Modi's party loses Indian state election amid protests over citizenship law

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party lost control of another state on Monday, adding to a string of electoral losses since last December amid protests that mark the biggest challenge to the Hindu-nationalist leader.

Four killed over witchcraft allegations in India

Four killed over witchcraft allegations in India

Four members of a family including two women were killed by fellow villagers in central India's tribal heartland over allegations of witchcraft, authorities said Sunday.

Mother-daughter killed over witchcraft allegation in India

Mother-daughter killed over witchcraft allegation in India

An Indian mother and daughter were hacked to death by three men over allegations of witchcraft in the country's remote tribal-dominated east, police said Saturday.

Maoist rebels kill 5 policemen in eastern India

Maoist rebels kill 5 policemen in eastern India

Maoist rebels killed five policemen in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand on Friday, a senior police official said, the latest in a series of attacks on security forces.

Man killed in new cow lynching in India

Man killed in new cow lynching in India

Indian police said Saturday one man was killed and three injured in an attack by a mob while they were skinning a dead ox, in the latest case of so-called cow lynching.

Five charity workers gang-raped in India

Five charity workers gang-raped in India

Five women working for a charity in remote eastern India were abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint, police said on Friday.

India police arrest main suspect after teen raped, burned alive

India police arrest main suspect after teen raped, burned alive

Indian police said Sunday they have arrested the main suspect in the gang rape and gruesome murder of a teenage girl, in the latest of several high-profile sexual assault cases in the country.

15 arrested after girl raped, burnt alive in India

15 arrested after girl raped, burnt alive in India

Fifteen people were arrested over the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl in India's eastern state of Jharkhand, officials said on Saturday.

Rogue elephant tramples 15 to death in India, faces culling

Rogue elephant tramples 15 to death in India, faces culling

An elephant that has killed 15 people in eastern India over a months-long rampage could be shot within days if it is not brought under control, an official said Wednesday.

Eight dead, scores missing after India mine collapse

Eight dead, scores missing after India mine collapse

At least eight workers were killed and scores more feared trapped on Friday after a massive mound of earth caved in at a coal mine in eastern India.

Three burnt to death in India over human sacrifice rumours

Three burnt to death in India over human sacrifice rumours

Three members of an Indian family burnt to death after a mob locked them in their house and set it on fire following rumours of their involvement in human sacrifices, police said Tuesday.

Five held after two cowherds hanged to death in India

Five held after two cowherds hanged to death in India

Police have arrested five suspects in the hanging to death of two Muslims herding cattle in India, in an incident that led to violent protests sparked an outbreak of violence in the eastern state of Jharkhand ...