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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has constitutional guarantees of freedom of speech and by some measures the biggest and most diverse media industry in the world. But journalists here say they are increasingly facing intimidation aimed at stopping them from ru
By reaching each child on the planet with life-saving vaccines, deadly diseases can be wiped out, says the Bollywood starThere was a time, not that long ago, when eradicating polio from my country seemed like pure fiction. Not even 10 years ago, India was
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a visit that some experts believe could reset a complicated relationship that faced several tests last year, including a tense border standoff.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Thirteen children were killed on Thursday when a school van collided with a train at an unmanned railway crossing in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, a police official said.
Verdict read out inside prison in Jodhpur due to fears of violence from his followersAn Indian court has found a guru guilty of raping a teenage girl in 2013.The verdict against Asaram Bapu, 77, was read out inside a prison in Jodhpur due to fears that hi
Government troops in western India have killed at least six Maoist rebels in a gunbattle, raising the total death toll of rebels killed over the last three days to 22. Prashant Diwate, a police officer in Maharashtra state's Gadchiroli area, said the late
A SEX addict snuck raped his own mum after sneaking into her bedroom. The 22-year-old – identified by cops as Rohan to protect his mum’s identity – was arrested in Patan, India. Detectives say he snuck into his 46-year-old mother’s room an