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Storms kill at least 47 as India temperatures...

Storms kill at least 47 as India temperatures...

South Asia

Tue, May 29 2018

Nearly 200 people have died in Uttar Pradesh this month in powerful sandstorms

Study: Gender discrimination kills 239,000...

Study: Gender discrimination kills 239,000...

South Asia

Tue, May 15 2018

The problem was most pronounced in northern India with states Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, and Madhya...

Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 14 years...

Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 14 years...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 24 2018

He was awarded seven years each under the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act, and...

Is India’s parliamentary democracy at...

Is India’s parliamentary democracy at...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 24 2018

During the budget session, only two bills could be passed

All-woman Mahadalit band smashes stereotypes...

All-woman Mahadalit band smashes stereotypes...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 19 2018

Initially, the 10-member band was ridiculed by their families and other villagers, but they refused to...

Indian court sentences Lalu Prasad Yadav...

Indian court sentences Lalu Prasad Yadav...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 6 2018

Judge Shivpal Singh, who pronounced the quantum of sentence via video conferencing, also fined the former...

Another Indian journo shot two days...

Another Indian journo shot two days...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 8 2017

Mishra was attacked by two bike-borne assailants – one of whom was his cousin

Study says pesticides not lychees caused...

Study says pesticides not lychees caused...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 1 2017

The outbreak of the tragedy was on account of the children's exposure to the variety of agrochemicals...

Modi boosts grip on power with alliance...

Modi boosts grip on power with alliance...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 27 2017

Bihar had been a rare blot on Modi's electoral record, after a three-party alliance led by Kumar handed...

'Sell your wives if you do not have...

'Sell your wives if you do not have...

Around the Web

Mon, Jul 24 2017

In order to stop open defecation, a Bihar district magistrate has urged people to build toilets, even...

Bihar CM: Time to decommission...

Bihar CM: Time to decommission...

Environment

Tue, Feb 21 2017

Farakka has been blamed for reducing water flow, causing salinity ingress and drying up of the Sundarbans...

59 Cobra commandos go AWOL in

59 Cobra commandos go AWOL in

South Asia

Tue, Feb 7 2017

A platoon of Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (Cobra) commando recruits of India’s largest paramilitary...

'If you believe in something strongly...

'If you believe in something strongly...

D2

Thu, Oct 27 2016

Director/cinematographer Christopher Doyle speaks to Dhaka Tribune

Root of Indian Maoists and...

Root of Indian Maoists and...

World

Mon, Oct 24 2016

Maoism originated in China as a form of Communist theory derived by Mao Zedong, whether Naxalism originated...

A fluid frontier

A fluid frontier

Heritage

Sat, Oct 22 2016

Kishoreganj was important to the Mughals, and for good reason

Daytime cooking ban in India as heatwave...

Daytime cooking ban in India as heatwave...

World

Sun, May 1 2016

With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials have banned daytime...