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Eleven die after eating 'toxic' rice at Indian temple

Eleven die after eating 'toxic' rice at Indian temple

Eleven people have died after eating rice that had likely been contaminated with a toxic substance at a Hindu temple ceremony, a health official said Saturday.

28 drown in India bus crash, many of them children

28 drown in India bus crash, many of them children

At least 28 people, many of them children, drowned Saturday after their bus plunged into a canal in India, police said, in the latest tragedy on the world's deadliest roads.

Indian forum to raise Rs100mn for relief works in Kerala, Karnataka

Indian forum to raise Rs100mn for relief works in Kerala, Karnataka

Indian Community Benevolent Forum ( ICBF), an apex body under Indian embassy, aims to raise a minimum of Rs100mn to support the flood affected areas in Kerala and Karnataka, it was announced Monday.

BJP pulls out of test to govern Karnataka state

BJP pulls out of test to govern Karnataka state

The move could now allow an alliance of the main opposition Congress and a regional party to form the government in the state.

Supreme Court intervenes in row over Indian state election

Supreme Court intervenes in row over Indian state election

The state elections were being seen as a marker of the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP as well as the opposition Congress party ahead of general elections next year.

Indian court allows BJP to form government in Karnataka

Indian court allows BJP to form government in Karnataka

Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was the biggest winner in the Karnataka state election but has fallen short of a majority, sparking a scramble for power between the party and its arch rival Congress.

India's Congress bids to block Modi party in key state

India's Congress bids to block Modi party in key state

India's opposition Congress party suffered an electoral setback Tuesday in one of the last major states which it governs and scrambled to build a coalition to stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party taking over.

BJP set to win majority in India's Karnataka state

BJP set to win majority in India's Karnataka state

A win in Karnataka would be regarded as a major boost for the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of general elections scheduled in 2019.

Polls suggest BJP may be leading party in Karnataka

Polls suggest BJP may be leading party in Karnataka

Both Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi have campaigned hard in Karnataka, a state of 66 million people with diverse constituencies.

Major Indian parties face test in key state poll

Major Indian parties face test in key state poll

Millions of voters cast their ballots Saturday in elections in India's Karnataka state, seen as a high-stakes testing ground for the country's main political parties ahead of general polls in 2019.

Karnataka election: BJP aiming to secure foothold in south

Karnataka election: BJP aiming to secure foothold in south

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thrown himself into a campaign to win a tight state election this weekend and secure a beachhead in the south, ahead of his own re-election bid next year.

Modi may need alliance to rule Karnataka state: opinion poll

Modi may need alliance to rule Karnataka state: opinion poll

India's ruling party will make gains in a key election to rule the southern state of Karnataka but fall short of a majority, an opinion poll showed.