Mobs rampage neighbourhoods in several Indian states during the Hindu festival of Ram Navmi, leaving at least one person dead and mosques and shrines desecrated, local media and witnesses say.
Three Supreme Court judges have said they will begin investigations into alleged hate speeches made at a Hindu religious leaders' congregation.
The muzzling of critical media and suspending labour laws are all worrying signs for Indian democracy.
India has more than 70,000 cases among its 1.3 billion population and stay-at-home orders would be extended beyond May 17, PM Narendra Modi announces.
While the media spotlight is on the coronavirus, India’s anti-terror law is randomly being used to target people in the country.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an extended lockdown until May 3, but said there may be some easing of restrictions on people's movement after one week to help daily wage earners and agricultural workers.
Any attempts to revive this long-planned alliance will be ineffective in trying to counter China, and instead will simply be viewed as an alliance of Islamophobes.
This is the first real, widespread challenge to its policies the BJP has faced.
From Prime Minister Narendra Modi down to the average citizen, the scourge of fake news is ravaging India's public discourse.
One student was reportedly shot in the hand before police arrested the alleged gunman, who timed his attack to coincide with the anniversary of the assassination of independence hero Mahatma Gandhi in 1948 by a Hindu radical.
How a large gathering of Indian protesters welcomed the new year with revolutionary defiance, rejecting the Hindu nationalist government's 'discriminatory' policies.
Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) concededs defeat in the eastern state of Jharkhand, with an alliance of the main opposition Congress party and a regional bloc slated to take control of the resource-rich province.
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