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Delhi riots leave dozens dead amid rising tensions over citizenship law

Dozens have been killed during riots in New Delhi. Tensions had been building over a new citizenship law that critics see as a threat to...

India citizenship protests intensify after night of violent clashes

Protests are intensifying in India over a law giving citizenship to non-Muslims who entered the country illegally to flee religious persecution in neighbouring nations. The...

Indian woman who alleged gang-rape dies after fire attack

An alleged rape victim in northern India who was set on fire on her way to a court hearing in the case has died...

Horror fire in New Delhi kills at least 34

At least 34 people died on Sunday in a major fire that broke out in a building in a grains market in central New...

Air quality sinks to ‘severe’ in haze-shrouded New Delhi

A thick haze of polluted air hung over India’s capital Tuesday, with authorities trying to tackle the problem by sprinkling water to settle dust...

New Delhi schools shut as air pollution health emergency declared

A health emergency has been declared in India’s capital by an expert panel due to air pollution choking the city, with authorities ordering schools...

India arrests hundreds in Kashmir as Pakistan cuts railway link

Indian security forces have arrested more than 500 people since New Delhi imposed a communications blackout and security clampdown in divided Kashmir, where people...

Dozens feared trapped in blazing building in Mumbai

Dozens of people are feared trapped after a fire broke out in a nine-storey building in Mumbai. The building houses offices of a state-run telephone...

Kashmir tensions increase as more Indian soldiers die in fighting

Four Indian soldiers, two suspected militants and a civilian have been killed in a gun battle in disputed Kashmir, further escalating tensions in the...

Jail for five men who raped tourist after she asked for directions in New Delhi

Five men who raped a Danish tourist when she asked for directions in New Delhi have been sentenced to life in prison for the...

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