India

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Deepika Padukone - The Bollywood actress an Indian politician wants to behead

India beheading scandal: Why does India's conservative fringe hate Bollywood star Deepika Padukone?

Deepika Padukone - The Bollywood actress who's been threatened with beheading

Deepika Padukone has been involved in several controversial issues throughout her career as an actress

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Buddhist nuns show off martial arts skills used to help protect women in India

WATCH: Ninja nuns show off martial arts skills used to help protect women in India

Ninja nuns show off martial arts skills used to help protect women in India

The Buddhist nuns use martial arts to help teach women about self-defence about empowerment

Scottish Government 'deeply concerned' over Sikh 'detained and tortured' in India

Nicola Sturgeon urged to help Sikh man Jagtar Singh Johal after 'electrocution torture' in India

Nicola Sturgeon urged to help Sikh man after 'electrocution torture' in India

The Sikh Federation UK claims no official charges have been made against Jagtar Singh Johal

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Police officer suspended after 'car towed with woman inside breastfeeding baby'

Police officer suspended after 'car towed with woman inside breastfeeding baby'

Police officer suspended after 'car towed with woman inside breastfeeding baby'

The incident happened in Mumbai and someone passing by filmed a video of the scene

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Users of Whatsapp left floundering after service temporarily went down on Friday

Users of WhatsApp left floundering after service temporarily went down on Friday

Users of WhatsApp left floundering after service temporarily went down on Friday

Users in Europe, as well as India and as far as Mozambique, reported they had no service on the messaging system

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Swiss tourists suffer injuries after attack by gang near to the Taj Mahal

Swiss tourists suffer injuries after attack by gang near the Taj Mahal

Swiss tourists suffer injuries after attack by gang near the Taj Mahal

Quentin Jeremy Clerc and Marie Droz were attacked reportedly after the men forced the latter to take selfies with them

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Indian woman claims she's being tortured in Saudi Arabia in video plea for help

Indian woman claims she's being tortured in Saudi Arabia in video plea for help

Indian woman claims she's being tortured in Saudi Arabia in video plea for help

The woman claims she went to the country to work as a domestic servant but is often locked up in a room for several days

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Indian Supreme Court rules child bride sex is rape

Indian Supreme Court rules child bride sex is rape

Indian Supreme Court rules child bride sex is rape

Married girls who are under 18 can accuse their husbands of rape within one year of the alleged incident

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Zoo caretaker mauled to death by tigers after being in job for just one week

Zoo caretaker mauled to death by tigers after being in job for just one week

Zoo caretaker mauled to death by tigers after being in job for just one week

Other members of staff have now called for compensation to be given to the man's son

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Woman cremates body she thinks is her brother - then her real brother arrives at her house

Woman cremates body she thinks is her brother - then her real brother turns up

Woman cremates body she thinks is her brother - then her real brother turns up

The woman thought she had recognised a picture of the body of a man in a newspaper as her brother

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Search underway for leopard on the loose in Indian car factory

Search underway for leopard on the loose in Indian car factory

Search underway for leopard on the loose in Indian car factory

Almost 100 wildlife officials and police officers were deployed to search the building, armed with tranquilliser guns

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

More than 40,000 Rohingya refugees may be deported from India

More than 40,000 Rohingya refugees face deportation from India

More than 40,000 Rohingya refugees face deportation from India

The government asked local authorities to identify illegal immigrants including Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Woman claims she was raped by 23 men in India

Woman claims she was gang-raped by 23 men in India

Woman claims she was gang-raped by 23 men in India

Although she told police there were 23 men, when appearing before a magistrate she claimed there were only eight men

Dozens killed in stampede near Elphinstone Station in Mumbai

Dozens killed in stampede near Elphinstone Station in Mumbai

Dozens killed in stampede near Elphinstone Station in Mumbai

The incident occurred during the morning rush hour in the Indian city on Friday

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Russia and US to build new space station to orbit the Moon

Russia and US to build new space station to orbit the Moon

Russia and US to build new space station to orbit the Moon

The Roscosmos space agency and Nasa will come together for the Deep Space Gateway project

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Baby branded 'alien' by locals in India dies a day after birth

Baby branded 'alien' by locals in India dies a day after birth

Baby branded 'alien' by locals in India dies a day after birth

The baby had no nose and bulging eyes and his mother struggled to breastfeed him

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Indian journalist killed whilst covering political clashes

Indian journalist killed whilst covering political clashes

Indian journalist killed whilst covering political clashes

The death comes less than a month after another journalist was killed

Teenager in critical condition after 'rape and forced abortion'

Teenager in critical condition after 'rape and forced abortion'

Teenager in critical condition after 'rape and forced abortion'

The 18-year-old was allegedly raped by two teachers at her school in India

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The girl was regularly beaten by her 'owners' (Pexels/Stock Photo)

10-year-old 'slave' rescued from home in Hyderabad

10-year-old 'slave' rescued from home in Hyderabad

Girl was reportedly kept purchased for just £118 and was kept tied up by her 'owners'

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

12-year-old commits suicide after being punished for starting period at school

12-year-old commits suicide after being 'tortured' for starting period at school

12-year-old commits suicide after being 'tortured' for starting period at school

The girl left a suicide note behind citing the 'torture' she endured at school

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

More than 100 people evacuated after plane skids off runway in India

More than 100 people evacuated after plane skids off runway in India

More than 100 people evacuated after plane skids off runway in India

It is thought the plane skidded off the runway due to turning too early

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

First ever Indian transgender beauty pageant is held

First ever trangender beauty pageant held in India

First ever trangender beauty pageant held in India

Miss Transqueen India has been crowned and has the chance to represent India in the International Queen pageant

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Woman gives birth on bench outside hospital 'after being told to take a walk'

Woman gives birth on bench outside hospital 'after being told to take a walk'

Woman gives birth on bench outside hospital 'after being told to take a walk'

The 24-year-old was reportedly told that her baby wouldn't be delivered until much later and she should take a walk to help with labour pains

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Chinese state media accused of racism after releasing video of Indian impersonator

WATCH Chinese state media accused of racism over Indian impression

Chinese state media accused of racism over Indian impression

The video shows a Chinese actor wearing a turban, beard and sunglasses trying to speak in an Indian accent

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Girl aged 10 gives birth after being raped and refused abortion

10-year-old girl gives birth after being raped and refused abortion

Girl aged 10 gives birth after being raped and refused abortion

The baby was delivered by C-section at Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, India

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Black Day: Kashmiris protest against India's Independence Day

Black Day: Why many in Kashmir regard India's Independence Day as a tragedy

Black Day: Why many in Kashmir regard India's Independence Day as a tragedy

For many in Kashmir, Independence Day is a horrific irony

Authorities deliver oxygen to hospital in India after outrage over child deaths

Authorities finally deliver oxygen to hospital in India after outrage over child deaths

Oxygen finally delivered to Indian hospital after spate of child deaths

Recently 63 people died of encephalitis at a public hospital in Uttar Pradesh and many claim it was due to lack of oxygen

Muslim man ordered to lead India's Independence Day celebrations to prove his patriotism

India Independence Day: Muslim man ordered to lead celebrations to prove he's not a traitor

Muslim man ordered to lead Indian indenpedence celebrations to prove patriotism

Dilnawaz Alam was accused of posting pro-Pakistan material on Facebook

Gurinder Chadha on 'Viceroy's House' and why she'll never do a 'Bend It Like Beckham 2'

Indian independence: Viceroy's House director Gurinder Chadha on the horrors of Partition

Indian director Gurinder Chadha on 'Viceroy's House' and the horrors of Partitio

The director of the film, which tells the events of the Partition of India, spoke to Paul Ross live from Amritsar

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Baby born with excess limbs saved by surgeon before family threw him in river

Baby born with excess limbs saved by surgeon before family threw him in river

Baby born with excess limbs saved by surgeon before family threw him in river

The excess limbs had been caused by a parasitic twin forming through the baby

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

'There's something wrong with people who think children in revealing outfits are sexualised', says mother Jenna Eastland

Jenna Eastland: Mum accused of sexualising daughter for fame says critics 'have something wrong with them'

Mum accused of sexualising daughter says critics have something wrong with them

Jenna Eastland reveals more about what she spends on her daughter Layla Belle and her aspirations

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

50 years on since gay sex was legalised in the UK, many countries still continue to punish homosexuals

50 years on since gay sex was legalised in the UK, many countries still continue to punish homosexuals

50 years on since gay sex was legalised, many countries still punish homosexuals

Several countries still punish gay people with fines, prison and even the death penalty

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Indian woman becomes youngest female Boeing 777 commander in the world

Indian woman becomes youngest female Boeing 777 commander in the world

Indian woman becomes youngest female Boeing 777 commander in the world

Anny Divya is 30-years-old and learnt to fly the Boeing 777 plane in London

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Court lifts ban on Indian TV shows in Pakistan

Court lifts ban on Indian TV shows in Pakistan

Court lifts ban on Indian TV shows in Pakistan

TV channels in Pakistan were banned from showing Indian TV shows last October

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Pastor killed at church by masked men on motorbikes in India

Pastor killed at church by masked men on motorbikes in India

Pastor killed at church by masked men on motorbikes in India

Pastor Sultan Masih was shot and killed at the Temple of God Church in Ludhiana in Punjab

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Man causes panic after attempting to open AirAsia plane door mid-flight

Man causes panic by attempting to open AirAsia plane door mid-flight

Man causes panic by attempting to open AirAsia plane door mid-flight

Several passengers and crew members were reportedly injured in their attempts to stop the man

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

50-year-old woman locked in dark room for 15 years rescued by police

50-year-old woman locked in dark room for 15 years rescued by police

50-year-old woman locked in dark room for 15 years rescued by police

A women's rights organisation tipped police off about the 50-year-old who was living in her parents' home

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Indian police arrest 15 Muslim men for celebrating Pakistan's Champions Trophy victory

Indian police arrest 15 Muslim men for celebrating Pakistan's Champions Trophy victory

Indian police arrest 15 Muslim men for celebrating Pakistan Champions Trophy win

The men were arrested in the state of Madhya Pradesh and charged with sedition, before the charge was downgraded

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

Violent incidents across India as Pakistan wins Champions Trophy 2017

Violence reported across India as Pakistan wins Champions Trophy 2017

Violence reported across India as Pakistan wins Champions Trophy 2017

India's shock defeat prompted outrage as Pakistan claimed prestigious trophy

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

India has witnessed several horrific episodes of rape in recent years

Uproar in India as gang rapes woman and murders her baby

Uproar in India as gang rapes woman and murders her baby

Rapists asphyxiated girl to silence her screams

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Youth Congress members arrested in India for 'slaughtering calf'

Youth Congress members arrested in India for 'slaughtering calf'

Youth Congress members arrested in India for 'slaughtering calf'

Members of the Youth Congress took part in a demonstration against a government ruling banning the sale of cattle for slaughter

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Militants throw grenade at police officers in India, injuring four

Militants throw grenade at police officers in India, injuring four

Militants throw grenade at police officers in India, injuring four

The incident happened near a bank in Sopore, Baramulla district

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Stray dogs 'eat infant's corpse outside hospital in India'

Stray dogs 'ate infant corpse outside hospital in India while onlookers filmed'

Stray dogs 'ate infant corpse outside hospital in India while onlookers filmed'

Reports claim that witnesses filmed the incident, but no one tried to stop the dogs

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Pakistan hits back at International Court of Justice over stayed execution of Indian national

Pakistan hits back at International Court of Justice over stayed execution of Indian national

Pakistan hits back at International Court of Justice over stayed execution

Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death over alleged espionage charges against Pakistan, but the ICJ intervened to stop his execution

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Indian women left permanently scarred by her own father after acid is thrown in her face

Indian woman left permanently scarred after father throws acid in her face

Indian woman left permanently scarred after father throws acid in her face

Khushboo Devi had reported her father for allegedly selling young women for sex

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Indian woman claims she was forced into marriage at gunpoint

Indian woman claims she was forced into marriage at gunpoint in Pakistan

Indian woman claims she was forced into marriage at gunpoint in Pakistan

An Indian woman has asked the High Commission in Islamabad to repatriate her, claiming her husband is harassing and intimidating her

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

The rapists' defendants had pled leniency due to their youth and poverty

Indian Supreme court upholds death sentence for 2012 Delhi gang rapists

Indian Supreme court upholds death sentence for 2012 Delhi gang rapists

Four convicts will be hanged for the beating, gang-rape and torture of Jyoti Singh in 2012

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Wedding between two children abruptly stopped by child safety officials in India

Wedding between two children abruptly stopped by child safety officials in India

Wedding between two children abruptly stopped by child safety officials in India

A wedding between a 9-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl was stopped when child safety officials stormed the building

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Muslim teenagers suspected of stealing cows beaten to death in India

Muslim teenagers suspected of stealing cows beaten to death by mob in India

Muslim teenagers suspected of stealing cows beaten to death by mob in India

Two teenagers were chased down by villagers after being spotted untying two cows in a pasture

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Indian doctors treating world's heaviest woman resign in protest over lying allegations

Indian doctors treating world's heaviest woman resign in protest over lying allegations

Doctors treating world's heaviest woman quit in protest over lying allegations

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty's family say the doctors took credit for helping her achieve a weight loss she supposedly hasn't achieved

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Indian newsreader reports on her own husband's death in fatal car accident

Indian newsreader reports on her own husband's death in fatal car accident

Indian newsreader reports on her own husband's death in fatal car accident

Supreet Kaur found out her husband Harshad Kawade had died live on the air

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