Demonstrators in several states protest against release of Hindu men convicted of gang raping a pregnant Muslim woman during 2002 Gujarat state violence.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nominated candidate Draupadi Murmu is in the lead for the mainly ceremonial role, with results set to be announced later this week.
Roy believes that a "vast population of Indian people will not participate in the hate festival" and eventually defeat the far-right political establishment to save the country's secular character.
While two new books offer opposing views on the role of the far-right RSS in the assassination of the spiritual and political leader, Hindutva ideology remains a common thread.
The Biden administration, whether aware or not, is aiding and abetting the reach and influence of Hindu nationalist groups through associated charity organisations.
The 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation asks India to refrain from altering the demographic structure of India-administered Kashmir that India unilaterally annexed last August, Pakistani foreign office says.
How torture in police custody recently caused two deaths and triggered a strong movement against the heavyhandedness of Indian police.
Of the four acquitted is Swami Aseemanand, a former affiliate of far-right outfit Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the parent of India's ruling party. He had earlier confessed to bombing the train in which 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, were killed.
Lawmakers of the lower house of parliament passed the bill that excludes Muslims and contradicts an anti-immigrant accord, despite protests in three northeastern states.
Police say one person, part of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party protests, died and another 15 were injured in violence after two women defied a centuries-old ban by entering Sabarimala temple, provoking right-wing and traditionalists' anger.
Rally called by far-right Hindu groups draws tens of thousands in northern Indian city of Ayodhya, as demands grow to build a Hindu temple on a site where a mosque was demolished in 1992, sparking deadly Hindu-Muslim violence.
India's Hindutva group have proposed a eugenics program that promises fair-skinned and smart customised babies, but it's facing a backlash on social media. Here are 9 things that you need to know about the program:
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