Some 67 people have been killed in the state of Bihar and 4.5 million residents affected by the floods so far, and water levels are still rising.Full Story
The latest rainfall brought Nepal’s death toll to 30, while in India, 11 have died so far and thousands are without a home.Full Story
“Most of the accidents take place due to careless and untrained drivers who drive without any regard for rules and regulations."
In June, more than 150 poor rural children of the eastern state of Bihar died of “brain fever,” most of them suffered from malnourishment.
Anti-riot police watch closely the protesters in the downtown center of New Delhi.
The hunt for water in south India's main city has become an increasingly desperate obsession for its 10 million residents after months with virtually no rain.
Long spells of unemployment mean that many of the poorest workers continue to seek work throughout the heatwave.
India has officially imposed higher tariffs on a total of 28 U.S. manufactured goods, after announcing retaliatory measures following the withdrawal by the U.S. of key trade privileges.
An Indian court convicted six men for raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim nomadic community in order to scare the tribe away from the region.
The measure will be rolled out in the next two-to-three months for around 850,000 women.
India's far-right BJP has been re-elected to parliament with a landslide majority that will return Modi to the prime minister's seat.