Maharashtra state

13 students drown off India beach

Thirteen students drown while swimming off a beach on India's west coast, police say. The group is among more than 100 from a college in Pune who went for a picnic to Murud beach near Alibag, Maharashtra state.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

India says 330 million hit by drought

Some 330 million people in 256 districts are affected by severe drought in India, the government tells the Supreme Court.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

13 students drown off India beach

Thirteen students drown while swimming off a beach on India's west coast, police say. The group is among more than 100 from a college in Pune who went for a picnic to Murud beach near Alibag, Maharashtra state.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

Shiv Sena attack derails India-Pakistan cricket talks

A meeting between India and Pakistan's cricket board chiefs in Mumbai has been cancelled after a protest by far-right Hindu nationalists.