Once again the underbelly of the Indian society is exposed and the case has become a rallying point for activists demanding a change in the laws to protect vulnerable couples.
The spacecraft looked set for launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, but the countdown was halted 56 minutes and 24 seconds before the planned lift-off on Sunday at 2121 GMT.
The Indian government has come under criticism for taking advantage of a spiritual journey to meet political ends.
Indian PM Modi's government has set a target of growing India into a $5 trillion economy by 2024-2025 from $2.7 trillion – through higher investment, savings and exports.
Gandhi announced his resignation on Twitter, saying he was stepping down because accountability is "critical for the future growth of our party."
Recent attacks have seen Muslims targeted and forced to chant the ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogan, following a similar episode staged against Muslim politicians in parliament.
The US-India relationship is not mutually beneficial as India seems to be making all the concessions while the US disregards India's interests.
Former Pakistan intelligence head General Ehsanul Haq and former deputy chief of Indian Air Force Kapil Kak say US defence missiles are no match to tested Russian defence system. Washington has warned Turkey and India against buying S-400s.
The new duties take effect from Sunday, a government notification said, in the latest trade row since US President Donald Trump took office in 2017 vowing to act against countries with which Washington has a large trade deficit.
How Kashmiris are navigating the increasing threat of Hindu nationalist mobs in big Indian cities and why many of them are moving back to their conflict-torn home.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's former economic advisor has rubbished India's claim to the fastest growing economy in the world - but that's just the tip of the iceberg.
Critics accuse the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of attempting to silence media through violence and coercion, while the recent arrests of three journalists for "defaming" a monk-turned-chief minister triggered public outrage.
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