Closure of gates causes fatal crush as thousands pay last respects to Muslim spiritual leader
Members of India's ruling Congress party erupted in rapturous applause today for Rahul Gandhi, heir to the country's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who is leading the struggling party's campaign in a general election in May.
West Bengal police have now acknowledged the girl had not committed suicide
Elephants are culturally important across the globe
The barristers removed their wigs and gowns, the judge presided over the hearing in a suit and the usual wood-panelled backdrop was replaced with a conference suite when the High Court moved to a luxury London hotel yesterday.
Event aimed at highlighting peaceful roots of symbol but anti racism campaigners have condemned the move
Politicians accused of inflaming tensions after Muslims flee homes in Uttar Pradesh
Police in northern India are investigating the role of six politicians they believe may have been responsible for inciting violence between members of different religious communities that has left at least 28 people dead.
A hard-hitting campaign depicting Hindu goddesses as victims of domestic violence has been launched by a charity in India.
Artist says work is a reaction against the former symbol of oppression
Paramilitary soldiers have recovered 20 bodies from a steep hillside in northern India where a rescue helicopter crashed while attempting to evacuate people stranded in monsoon floods, the country's air force chief said.
The death toll following another 24 hours of severe flooding in northern India has risen to more than 70, according to local media reports.
Main opposition party announces country's most polarising politician will lead its election campaign – setting Modi up for a show-down with Rahul Gandhi
One of the main attractions of this year’s Brighton Festival is a night-time traipse around Preston Manor, a gorgeous historic house in the suburbs which was bequeathed to the city by the Stanford family in 1932.