LUCKNOW, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mantasha Bano was 28-weeks pregnant when her cries of sudden, unbearable pain prompted neighbours to call an ambulance in the rural Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It never came, and Bano's baby was stillborn.
LUCKNOW, India More than half the arrests this year under a tough national security law in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh have involved suspects in cases of cow slaughter, data showed.
DUTTA NAGAR, India Until late March, Ashish Kumar was helping to make plastic boxes for Ferrero Rocher praline chocolates and the plastic spoons tucked inside Kinder Joy eggs to scoop out the milky sweet cream inside. | Video
LUCKNOW, India India reported another record jump in its surging coronavirus cases on Thursday with nearly 67,000 new infections, among them a religious leader who shared a stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a ceremony to launch construction of a grand temple.
NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With scant supplies and underpaid staff, one of India's poorest states is scrambling to prevent a "blast" in coronavirus cases that medics say could cripple its precarious health system.
AYODHYA, India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the construction of a Hindu temple on a site that has been contested by Muslims for decades in a dispute that has sparked some of India's most bloody communal violence. | Video
AYODHYA, India, Aug 5 Indian Prime Minister
Narendra Modi will unveil a plaque on Wednesday to kick off the
construction of a Hindu temple in the northern city of Ayodhya
on a spot where a mosque was demolished nearly three decades ago
to spark deadly riots nationwide.
LUCKNOW, India Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and two prominent Muslims who lived through deadly riots following the razing of a mosque in 1992 plan to attend the foundation-laying ceremony for a Hindu temple on Wednesday on the same site.
LUCKNOW, India, Aug 4 In a gesture of
reconciliation, two prominent Muslims who lived through deadly
riots following the razing of a mosque in northern India in 1992
plan to attend the foundation-laying ceremony for a Hindu temple
on Wednesday on the same site, they said.
LUCKNOW, India/NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a foundation-laying ceremony for a Hindu temple on Wednesday, organisers said, even though his interior minister has contracted COVID-19.