GUWAHATI, India Protesters in northeast India claimed victory on Wednesday after a bill that the government says will help Hindus in neighboring countries settle in India lapsed before it could be ratified by parliament.
GUWAHATI, India Indian police on Friday said they are investigating an academic, a journalist and a peasant leader for possible sedition for publicly opposing a proposal to grant citizenship to non-Muslims from neighboring Muslim-majority countries.
GUWAHATI, India Indian rescuers trying to reach a group of miners trapped in a remote and illegal "rat-hole" coal mine are struggling to pump out water from the 370-foot-deep pit, further dimming their chances of survival more than three weeks into their ordeal.
GUWAHATI, India India on Thursday deported a Rohingya Muslim family of five to neighboring Myanmar, the second such group expelled in four months during a crackdown on illegal immigrants.
GUWAHATI, India, Jan 3 Indian police on Thursday
took a Rohingya Muslim family of five to the border by bus,
readying to deport them to neighbouring Myanmar as the second
such group expelled in four months during a crackdown on illegal
GUWAHATI, India Relatives of at least 15 Indian miners trapped in a "rat-hole" mine for 18 days said on Monday they have given up hope that any of them would be found alive, even as rescue operations were stepped up.
GUWAHATI, India An Indian television journalist has been detained for criticizing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government on social media under laws intended to ensure national security, leading to protests in the capital, New Delhi.
GUWAHATI Indian police bussed seven Rohingya Muslims to the border on Wednesday to be deported to neighboring Myanmar for illegal entry, officials and activists said, the first such move against the community.
BHUBANESWAR/GUWAHATI Nationwide protests against record high petrol and diesel prices shut down businesses, government offices and schools in many parts of India on Monday, and in some places protesters blocked trains and roads and vandalized vehicles.
GUWAHATI, India When bank technicians in India were finally summoned to investigate why an ATM (automated teller machine) had not been working for days, they began to smell a rat.