Thousands in northeastern India protested Monday against a proposal to grant citizenship to religious minorities in the region, except Muslims, with critics attacking the bill as prejudiced and a sop to Hindus before elections.
India said on Monday it had excluded more than 4 million people from a draft list of citizens in the border state of Assam who could not produce valid documents ...
A passenger train collided with a herd of elephants crossing the tracks in India's northeast, an official said Sunday, killing four of the endangered animals in the high-speed accident.
Floods and relentless rain in India's western state of Gujarat have killed at least 75 people and displaced over 25,000 over the past three weeks, officials said on Wednesday.
Two Muslim men have died after they were attacked by Indian villagers who suspected them of stealing cows, police said on Monday, the latest such attack over the animal Hindus consider sacred.
Gunmen on Friday opened fire on a busy market in a restive area of northeast India, killing 12 people and wounding several others, police said.
More than 1.2 million people in northeast India have been hit by floods which have submerged hundreds of villages, inundated large swathes of farmland and damaged roads, bridges and telecommunications services, local authorities said on Tuesday.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party won power for the first time in the northeastern state of Assam, a victory that will help his government recover some reform momentum after poll losses last year.
Indian police said they have arrested four forest guards on suspicion of helping to cover up rhino poaching in a national park visited by Britain's Prince William and his wife last month.