July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

India landslide death toll rises to 37

The death toll from a massive landslide in India hit 37 yesterday, authorities said, as rescue teams battled teeming rain to search for 25 others still missing three days later. 

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Kashmir journo says barred from flying abroad

A Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist from Indian-administered Kashmir says she has been barred from travelling abroad by the Indian authorities who provided no valid reasons for their refusal.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

Murder of Hindu tailor: Indian cops arrest ‘masterminds’

Indian police made fresh arrests yesterday in the murder of a Hindu tailor in Rajasthan, which had sparked tensions between the Hindu majority and Muslim minority and a clampdown on protests and the internet to prevent them from escalating.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Prophet remarks: Kolkata cops issue look-out notice for Nupur Sharma

The Kolkata Police today issued a look-out notice for suspended BJP activist Nupur Sharma after she failed to appear before its investigators for the fourth time in a row over her controversial remarks about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that triggered an outrage.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Zubair's bail plea: Even before magistrate pronounced order, Delhi police leaked info to media

The Delhi Police were today (July 2, 2022) left red-faced when a senior officer KPS Malhotra was forced to admit that he had incorrectly informed the media that fact-checking website Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair was sent to 14-day judicial custody.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

SpiceJet flight makes emergency landing as smoke fills cabin in India

An Indian domestic flight made an emergency landing in New Delhi on Saturday (July 2) after its cabin filled with smoke soon after take-off for the central city of Jabalpur, the airline said.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Congress claims main accused in Udaipur beheading “BJP member”, BJP says “fake news”

India’s main opposition Congress today (July 2, 2022) referred to some media reports claiming a link between Riyaz Akhtari, the main accused in the beheading of tailor Kanhaiya Lal in Rajasthan’s Udaipur town, and local BJP leaders. BJP has dismissed the claim as “fake”.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Alt News co-founder Zubair’s bail plea rejected, sent to 14-day judicial custody

A court in Delhi today (July 2, 2022) rejected the bail plea of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair and sent him to 14-day judicial custody.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Death toll from northeast India landslide rises to 20

Rescuers in India’s northeast have recovered 20 bodies from the site of a landslide that buried a railway construction camp, the army said yesterday, after a second day of search efforts.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Nupur Sharma's "loose tongue set the entire country on fire": Indian Supreme Court

India’s Supreme Court today came down heavily on suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her deplorable comments against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), saying her "loose tongue" has "set the entire country on fire" and that she is "single-handedly responsible for what is happening in the country".