Indian police are on the search for a teacher suspected in the killing of fifteen-year-old student Nikhil Dohre, which has sparked violent protests in Auraiya district.
At least 26 were reportedly killed in Uttar Pradesh in two days due to building collapse, lightning strike and drowning.
The National Investigation Agency and the Enforcement Directorate conduct a joint search operation across the country against the Popular Front of India, according to an official statement.
The unprecedented change in weather patterns is estimated to bring a 20-35 percent reduction in crop yields this year, according to a global environmental group.
Siddique Kappan was arrested in northern Uttar Pradesh in 2020 while on his way to report on a gang rape.
Organisations affiliated to India’s ruling BJP are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to mainstream a controversial political ideology that draws its strength from dehumanising and vilifying Muslims.
A lawyer who was overcharged 20 rupees ($0.25) by a railway clerk in 1999 finally receives the fruits of his labour as an Indian court order goes in his favour.
The extrajudicial use of bulldozers on the homes of Indian Muslims sends a clear message about who the law will and will not protect from the encroachment of the state.
India's cracking down on protesters with excessive use of force, arbitrary detention and punitive house demolitions is in complete violation of international human rights law and standards, human rights organisation Amnesty International says.
A 13-year-old girl was raped by a police officer after she came to report a gang rape carried out against her, sparking outrage across India.
A police investigation into the desecration of three mosques and a shrine in northern India has led to the arrest of seven out of 11 Hindu right-wing nationalists believed to be involved in the incident.
Uttar Pradesh chief Yogi Adityanath is a radical Hindu cleric who could one day lead the world’s second-most populous country with an iron fist.
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