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  • Millions of Indian students to resit exam after test leaked

    India vows to strengthen its online security after high school exam papers were leaked ahead of crucial tests, forcing millions of students to resit their finals.

  • Indian court probing constitutional validity of Muslim polygamy

    India’s top court has agreed to examine the constitutional validity of the prevailing practices of polygamy and 'nikahhalala' among Muslims and asked the government and the Law Commission to give their view on the issues.

  • 26 killed in India road accident

    At least 26 people are killed when a truck carrying them skids off the road and overturns in Bhavanagar district of the western Indian state of Gujarat.

  • BJP leads in Tripura, Nagaland; Congress ahead in Meghalaya

    India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party appears on course to dethrone the 25-year-old rule of the Left parties in Tripura state and capture power in alliance with a regional party in Nagaland while Congress is poised to be the single largest party in Meghalaya as counting of votes in the elections to the three north-eastern states neared the end.

  • 10 Maoists killed in India’s Chhattisgarh

    At least 10 Maoists, including a top leader, are gunned down in an encounter near Telangana-Chhattisgarh border in India.

  • 18 killed in massive explosion at Indian wedding: official

    Rescuers have discovered nine more bodies beneath the ruins of an Indian hotel, bringing the known death toll from an explosion which tore through a wedding party to 18, an official says.

  • Ex-Maldives president urges India to resolve crisis

    Maldives ex-president Mohamed Nasheed calls for India to send an envoy backed by its military to free Supreme Court judges and other detainees held by the government following the imposition of a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean archipelago.

  • India's budget focuses on rural economy ahead of elections

    India unveils its budget for the fiscal year starting April 1 on Thursday, in what is being seen as a test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to maintain fiscal discipline without stifling economic growth ahead of general elections next year.

  • Making CCTV cameras mandatory in local buses

    The 2012 Nirbhaya incident in Delhi shook the world. The aftermath of this harrowing incident not only raised concerns for female commuters but gave rise to a whole lot of similar incidents.

  • SA beat India by 72 runs in Cape Town

    Seamer Vernon Philander takes career-best figures as rampant South Africa claim a 72-run victory over India at Newlands on Monday.