Indian bishop to be questioned for alleged rape of nun
Indian police on Wednesday summoned for questioning a bishop accused by a nun of raping her multiple times, following days of protests by other nuns and supporters.
50 dead as Indian bus plunges into valley
Fifty people died when a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims plunged into a valley in southern India on Tuesday, one of the deadliest accidents on the country's notorious roads in recent years.
Indians LGBT Community Celebrate Gay Sex Law
It was like a scene from a Bollywood blockbuster as staff at one of New Delhi's most luxurious hotels performed an elaborate dance routine in the lobby to celebrate a historic Supreme Court ruling on gay rights. The Lalit hotel's Keshav Suri, one of the court's petitioners, entered the lobby to rousing applause, gave his…
India's Supreme Court ends colonial-era ban on gay sex
India's Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a colonial-era ban on gay sex at the centre of years of legal battles.
Is Nigeria really home of extreme poverty?
Recently the World Poverty Clock published its projections about extreme poverty https://brook.gs/2K3huvn. The projections suggest that Nigeria has surpassed India in terms of the total number of people living in extreme poverty. This single statement or conclusion is powerful not only politically but also in terms of trade and the perception of the public about the…
Deadly 'rat fever' in flood-ravaged Indian state
"Rat fever" and other diseases have killed 14 people in the southern Indian state of Kerala after the worst floods in almost a century, authorities said Tuesday.
India convicts two over 2007 blasts that killed 44
An Indian court Tuesday convicted two members of a banned Islamist militant group over bomb blasts in August 2007 in the southern city of Hyderabad that killed 44 people.
In India, Children Are Sacrificed For Wealth
India is a country with the highest population in the world. The birthplace of Buddha, it also boasts of being one of the most religious countries in the world. Like most nations ranked below the belt in several poverty indexes, cultural and religious rituals are taken seriously. One of such is a yearly traditional Kuthiyottam…
Opposition leader aims to upstage Canada's Trudeau in India
Canada's opposition leader will travel to India to "repair" bilateral ties he said were harmed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who was dogged by controversies on his first official trip there earlier this year. Tory leader Andrew Scheer said he would meet this fall with Indian officials as well as business, civil society and religious…