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Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election
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Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Apr 19th 2019, 5:38 PM 22,795 Views 47 Comments

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers
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Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

Jul 5th 2018, 9:50 PM 58,903 Views 104 Comments

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.

At least 13 children die after train crashes into school bus in India
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At least 13 children die after train crashes into school bus in India

Apr 26th 2018, 7:11 AM 6,643 Views 5 Comments

The children were all aged below 10.

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages
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At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Aug 12th 2017, 6:20 PM 18,231 Views 13 Comments

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

Indian village bans women using mobile phones to 'limit interaction with men'
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Indian village bans women using mobile phones to 'limit interaction with men'

May 3rd 2017, 11:38 AM 11,919 Views 78 Comments

Local police vowed to take action against the village of Madora.

Indian police attempting to identify young girl found living with monkeys
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Indian police attempting to identify young girl found living with monkeys

Apr 7th 2017, 12:59 PM 73,520 Views 24 Comments

The girl was discovered living with a pack of monkeys and walking on all fours in January.

Death toll rises to 120 in horror Indian train crash
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Death toll rises to 120 in horror Indian train crash

Nov 20th 2016, 10:26 AM 19,986 Views 8 Comments

Most of the passengers were asleep at the time of the accident. At least 150 more have been injured.

India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house
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India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house

Jun 16th 2014, 10:10 AM 11,643 Views 6 Comments

This is not the first time that such an incident has occurred in the Uttar Pradesh state.

Stampede kills 36 people at India's Kumbh Mela festival
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Stampede kills 36 people at India's Kumbh Mela festival

Feb 11th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,846 Views 4 Comments

The stampede at a railway station in Allahabad marred the main day of the religious festival in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, considered the largest gathering of humanity.

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women
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Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women

Jan 24th 2013, 10:36 AM 7,971 Views 39 Comments

A far-right political party is distributing thousands of knives to women in a western Indian state to help them protect themselves, in the wake of a fatal gang-rape which horrified the country.

Boyfriend of India gang-rape victim: 'The cruelty I saw should not be seen ever'
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Boyfriend of India gang-rape victim: 'The cruelty I saw should not be seen ever'

Jan 4th 2013, 5:35 PM 32,472 Views 41 Comments

The boyfriend of the 23-year-old medical student whose brutal gang-rape and murder has sparked an outcry has spoken for the first about what he witnessed during the attack last month.

India: 370 million people affected by power outage
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India: 370 million people affected by power outage

Jul 30th 2012, 1:58 PM 2,909 Views 9 Comments

Worst blackout to hit India in ten years highlights country’s struggle to meet growing demand for electricity.

Couple arrested for attempting to bury baby alive
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Couple arrested for attempting to bury baby alive

May 12th 2012, 1:23 PM 8,022 Views 25 Comments

Graveyard caretaker contacted police in northern India.

Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest
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Snakes unleashed in Indian tax office in anti-bribery protest

Nov 30th 2011, 8:57 PM 5,502 Views 17 Comments

Two farmers who claim they were denied access to their tax records by officials who wanted bribes released dozens of snakes in the tax office yesterday.

Monsoon rains and flooding kills dozens in India
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Monsoon rains and flooding kills dozens in India

Sep 26th 2011, 3:03 PM 116 Views 0 Comments

Areas in the north and east of the country have been affected with reports of as many as two million people being affected.

Top Indian politician labels Julian Assange 'insane'
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Top Indian politician labels Julian Assange 'insane'

Sep 6th 2011, 9:57 PM 355 Views 9 Comments

Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Mayawati has said that a leaked cable, in which she was called a “paranoid dictator”, was malicious – and has accused Wikileaks of playing into the hands of unscrupulous powers.