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BJP sweeps urban local body polls in 4 districts of S Kashmir

The BJP won the urban local body elections in four districts of militancy-infested south Kashmir Saturday, winning 53 of the 132 wards, where polls...

At Least 50 Feared Dead as Train Runs Over People Sitting on Tracks To...

Over 50 people are feared dead in a train accident which happened near Amritsar on Friday. According to local reports, the incident took place...

WCD organising festival next week to boost organic culture in India: Maneka Gandhi

The Women and Child Development Ministry is organising a festival next week to promote women organic farmers and entrepreneurs, Union minister Maneka Gandhi said. She...

Tradition, and mobs, keep women out of Indian temple

At the Indian temple that is the focus of a battle over gender equality, Hindu hardliners are in festive mood, successful -- so far...

Police detain activist Trupti Desai ahead of proposed meeting with Modi in Shirdi

with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Shirdi. Modi is scheduled to visit Maharashtra's popular temple town of Shirdi, to participate in functions marking the...

Former UP, Uttarakhand CM N.D. Tiwari dies at 93

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari died at a private hospital here Thursday after prolonged illness, doctors said. He was 93. Tiwari...

Hindu hardliners step up campaign to block Indian temple to women

Hindu hardliners blocked intersections, threatened drivers and ordered a 12-hour strike on Thursday as they stepped up their campaign to bar women from one...

MOS for External Affairs M J Akbar resigns as minister

Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar stepped down Wednesday following a spate of allegations of sexual harassment during his days as...

India reports 80 Zika cases, 22 pregnant women

India has reported an outbreak of the Zika virus with 80 confirmed cases since last month including 22 pregnant women in the western state...

20 women journalists support Ramani, ready to testify against Akbar

As the #MeToo movement gains ground, 19 women journalists who have worked with The Asian Age newspaper, came out in support of their colleague...