More than 50 people have been killed, 42 of them in different districts of Uttar Pradesh after lightning struck several states across the south Asian country.
The video causing the furore shows Hindu men forcibly shaving the beard of an elderly Muslim man, with India claiming Twitter should remove it to prevent incitement of communal hate.
India’s Uttar Pradesh government 'threatens' Muslims living around the Gorakhnath temple to leave their houses, citing 'security' reasons.
Debris from the decades-old mosque in Uttar Pradesh state, governed by a hardline member of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata party, was thrown into a river.
More than 150 bodies reportedly found near the banks of Ganga river in northern Bihar state, with officials saying they were bloated and decomposed, as if they had been in the river for at least five to seven days.
Hospitals will get medical oxygen from armed forces reserves with retired medical military personnel joining Covid-19 health facilities to help the country as it tries to battle an unprecedented crisis.
No woman has been hanged in India by the justice system since 1955.
Hundreds of thousands of farmers are planning to drive tractors through New Delhi on Republic Day, when PM Narendra Modi will join a parade of military forces.
Under the new law, a man and woman from different religions will have to give two-month notice before they get married to get permission. Critics of the Modi government say the law primarily targets Muslim men
The incident has once again shone a spotlight on the discrimination enabled by the Hindu caste system.
The late night cremation was carried out against the wishes of her family sparking angry protesters to scuffle with New Delhi police and burning pictures and effigies of officials
Police ordered onto the streets of an Indian town where Hindu groups will next week begin building a temple on the site of a mosque whose destruction had sparked the bloody Ayodhya riots.
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