India

Japanese PM Abe's India visit cancelled amid Assam unrest

Two people were killed in Assam state on Thursday when police opened fire on crowds protesting against citizenship law.

Japanese PM Abe's India visit cancelled amid Assam unrest

India

Indian women demand 'safe streets' following Hyderabad rape case

About 500 online petitions filed calling for action from authorities, from local police to the prime minister.

Indian women demand 'safe streets' following Hyderabad rape case

India

Citizenship Bill: Tensions rise as protests flare in Assam

Two protesters reportedly shot and killed as India deploys troops, imposes curfew after passing of contentious measure.

Citizenship Bill: Tensions rise as protests flare in Assam

Asia

Ayodhya verdict: India top court rejects review pleas by Muslims

Supreme Court rejects petitions seeking review of its recent verdict that granted disputed site to the Hindu majority.

Ayodhya verdict: India top court rejects review pleas by Muslims

Humanitarian crises

In Pictures: Citizenship bill triggers protests across India

Hindu nationalist government's contentious citizenship bill violates India's secular constitution, say protesters.

In Pictures: Citizenship bill triggers protests across India

India

India's Parliament approves contentious citizenship bill

Critics say the bill is discriminatory against Muslims and violates constitution.

India's Parliament approves contentious citizenship bill

India

India's Parliament set to vote on contentious citizenship bill

Opposition parties, minority groups, academics say the bill is discriminatory against Muslims and violates constitution.

India's Parliament set to vote on contentious citizenship bill

Poverty & Development

New Delhi factory fire: Relatives speak of sorrow and pain

As they wait outside mortuary, relatives share stories of poor, young men trying to provide for their families.

New Delhi factory fire: Relatives speak of sorrow and pain

India

US panel eyes sanctions against Indian home minister Amit Shah

Panel on religion urges US to weigh sanctions if controversial citizenship bill that excludes Muslims is passed.

US panel eyes sanctions against Indian home minister Amit Shah

India

In India's northeast, protesters rally against citizenship bill

Hundreds of protesters closed streets as part of an 11-hour shutdown across the region against the controversial bill.

In India's northeast, protesters rally against citizenship bill

Kashmir

No Friday prayers in over 4 months in Kashmir's largest mosque

Residents under lockdown say even their religious freedom is being violated as mosques and shrines remain out of bounds.

No Friday prayers in over 4 months in Kashmir's largest mosque

Inside Story

Are the foundations of India's secular democracy crumbling?

Gov't says the controversial citizenship bill will protect minorities, critics say it discriminates against Muslims.

India

What you should know about India's 'anti-Muslim' citizenship bill

The ruling Hindu nationalist government pushes for bill, which opposition says violates India's secular constitution.

What you should know about India's 'anti-Muslim' citizenship bill

India

India's lower House passes controversial citizenship bill

Bill seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslim minorities, which critics say violates India's secular constitution.

India's lower House passes controversial citizenship bill

Human Rights

Extrajudicial killing fears as Indians cheer Hyderabad 'shootout'

Campaigners say the killing of four gang-rape and murder suspects will promote culture of impunity among police force.

Extrajudicial killing fears as Indians cheer Hyderabad 'shootout'
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