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Security tight as Indian guru sentenced to 20 years in jail

Security tight as Indian guru sentenced to 20 years in jail

A spokesman for the Central Bureau of Investigation, which investigated the case, said late on Monday that Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh would serve two consecutive 10-year-terms for the two rape convictions.

India detains hundreds, cancels 300 trains after clashes over 'rape guru' kill 30

India detains hundreds, cancels 300 trains after clashes over 'rape guru' kill 30

Indian authorities have arrested hundreds of people and cancelled more than 300 trains passing through two northern states after at least 30 people were killed in violent protests following the conviction of a self-styled 'godman'.

29 killed in protests after Indian 'godman' convicted

29 killed in protests after Indian 'godman' convicted

Supporters of the 'godman' rampaged in response, attacking railway stations, petrol stations and television vans in towns across the northern states of Punjab and Haryana, witnesses said.

Indian cities in lockdown as 'guru in bling' awaits verdict

Indian cities in lockdown as 'guru in bling' awaits verdict

Tens of thousands of supporters of a controversial Indian guru marched on Thursday on a city where he is standing trial for rape, alarming state authorities who redoubled security and suspended mobile internet services.

India top court orders Punjab state to share river water

India top court orders Punjab state to share river water

India's top court ordered authorities in northern Punjab state Thursday to share river water supplies with a neighbouring state, triggering a spate of resignations by angry lawmakers.

Indian rape survivor gang-raped again by same men

Indian rape survivor gang-raped again by same men

An Indian student is recovering in hospital after being gang-raped again by a group of men charged with sexually assaulting her in 2013, an officer said Monday.

Indian caste calls off protests after winning jobs promise

Indian caste calls off protests after winning jobs promise

Leaders of a rural Indian caste reached a deal to end protests that paralysed Haryana state and cut water supplies to Delhi's 20mn residents, after winning a pledge of more government jobs.

Fresh riots, arson in deadly north India caste crisis

Fresh riots, arson in deadly north India caste crisis

Fresh rioting and arson erupted in a north Indian state in caste protests that have left at least 12 people dead, and New Delhi faced a water crisis after mobs shut down a key supply.

Lockdown in parts of northern India after caste clashes

Lockdown in parts of northern India after caste clashes

Indian authorities imposed a curfew and issued shoot-on-sight orders in a northern state neighbouring New Delhi Saturday, after spreading caste protests left at least one person dead ...