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In India's countryside, where the absence of law and order creates a breeding ground for revenge, village councils can order women to be gang-raped to restore another family's honor.
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A total of 11,744 farmers ended their lives in India in 2013, down from 13,754 farmers in 2012.
Kokrajhar, July 13: A top Baksa official today confirmed that all four traders abducted by suspected militants on Friday had been killed.
Add a dash of spice, stir it with ingredients grown in Britain and slow cook it with an ambience in tony Mayfair that reminds one of the colonial days in India, and you get a recipe for a restaurant that must win awards in a Britain hooked on tingly 'desi' food.
GAUHATI, India: Police Sunday fired rubber bullets and used batons to disperse hundreds of villagers protesting the abductions and killings of four Muslim traders in India's remote northeast, where ethnic tensions run high.
Despite the announcement made by Arun Jaitely in the budget for constructing National Military Memorial at New Delhi, the national capital will not be able to take pride of having independent India's first military memorial, because Bengaluru will always have the honour of having the First National Military Memorial of independent India.
The maiden budget from India's new right-wing government has promised a return to high growth -- but disappointed some who hoped premier Narendra Modi might use his thumping mandate to unleash radical change.
There are estimated to be around 56m deaths per year according to the World Health Organisation - and it's thought half are not registered - so there is a lot of missing information about what people die of.
Seven infants have died in past 24 hours at West Bengal's Malda Medical College and Hospital, which witnessed frequent crib deaths in the recent past.
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has extended its pilot project of cashless treatment worth Rs 30,000 to accident victims on National Highway stretch of Mumbai Baroda, and Ranchi Jamshedpur.
An Indigo flight from Bagdogra came close to a descending Air India plane over Bagdogra in West Bengal this afternoon, raising the spectre of a collision and giving scare to about 250 passengers on board the two aircraft.
A sluggish monsoon could be hurtling India towards its first drought in five years, as summer rains stand 43% below average overall, barring the Northeast and Mumbai.
A 14-year-old girl was dragged into a forest and raped on the orders of a village council in remote eastern India in retaliation for a sex assault blamed on her brother, her family and police said Friday.
Combining two types of polio vaccine, including one that is injected rather than given orally, appears to give better immunity and could speed efforts to eradicate the crippling disease, scientists said on Friday.
When Raju the elephant was rescued after being shackled and abused for five decades, the story and picture of him "crying" went viral.
Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 04:53 am
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