Four dead in protests for caste benefits in northern India

Feb 20, 2016

Four dead in protests for caste benefits in northern India

Hundreds of army and paramilitary soldiers on Saturday tried to quell protests by angry mobs demanding government benefits in a northern Indian state, with at least four people killed in clashes between security forces and protesters, officials said. The violence raged for a second ...

India declassifies files on death of independence leader

Jan 23, 2016

India declassifies files on death of independence leader

India’s government on Saturday started declassifying secret files to settle questions over the death of Subhash Chandra Bose, a Congress Party leader who formed a national army to fight British colonial rulers with the help of the Japanese in the 1940s. Prime Minister Narendra ...

Dec 18, 2015

Delhi gang-rape attacker to walk free on Sunday

An attacker in the deadly gang rape of a student in New Delhi will be freed this weekend, a court said Friday, days after India marked the third anniversary of the assault that sparked global outrage. Jyoti Singh, who was 23, died after being ...