Activists call the revolver an abhorrence to the student's memory
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Thursday 17 January 2013
Attack on the woman and her male companion triggered outrage across India
Thursday 10 January 2013
A lawyer who broke ranks with his colleagues and volunteered to represent two of the men accused of the gang rape that killed an Indian student said today that the 23-year-old victim was “wholly responsible” for the attack.
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Spiritual leader not alone in condemning actions of Indian women as crisis grows
Sunday 06 January 2013
Two of the five men charged with murder of Indian student attempt to avoid death penalty
Friday 04 January 2013
The woman’s leap came in the aftermath of the fatal attack on the medical student and a male friend in Delhi last month
Thursday 20 December 2012
Protesters demand extra protection for women as suspect admits: I should be hanged
Sunday 25 November 2012
There was a time when India playing three spinners in a home Test was as routine as a three-seamer attack in English conditions. For much of the Sixties and Seventies, India's bowling component consisted of any three from Bishan Singh Bedi, Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, Erapalli Prasanna and Srinivas Venkataraghavan, with the likes of Abid Ali, Eknath Solkar and even Sunil Gavaskar sharing the new ball.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Millions of Hindus across India and Bangladesh celebrated Diwali or the "festival of lights" this week. The annual festival marks the triumph of good over evil, as well as the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya after vanquishing the demon king Ravana.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Richard Chell, dying of motor neurone disease, thinks that not believing in life after death is like only having "half a meal", it leaves the human appetite dissatisfied. Richard Dawkins, dying of life in general (like all of us), thinks that appetite doesn't have anything to do with it: "The existence of hunger doesn't mean there's food," he countered last night in Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Proposals to overhaul the way India distributes subsidized food to the poor will be considered by ministers tomorrow as the government attempts to curb rampant theft that denies nourishment to many of 350 million people living on less than 50 cents a day.
Monday 16 July 2012
An overcrowded bus carrying Hindu pilgrims skidded off a slippery highway in the south of the country yesterday, killing at least 39 people.
Monday 25 June 2012
At least 14 people were killed when a speeding bus crashed into a tree in northern India, a police spokesman said.
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Rahul Gandhi accepts blame for Congress Party's poor showing in state elections
Sunday 04 March 2012
Parliamentary elections in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, entered their final stage yesterday, with early polling showing an apparent victory for the Samajwadi (Socialist) party.
Saturday 31 December 2011
'I'll always come back to India. It is bewitching'
Much-loved cartoon character returns - without Sir David Jason
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Matt Smith is set to join cast of the Jane Austen classic - with a twist
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