by Avtar Sadiq
Wednesday 30th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
A SPIRITUAL guru whose conviction on two counts of rape sparked riots that have killed at least 38 was jailed for 10 years yesterday.
Followers of Dr Saint Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim Insan, whose conviction comes 15 years after the charges were fi rst brought by India’s Central...
Tuesday 29th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
INDIA’S Supreme Court struck down the “triple talaq” practice as unconstitutional yesterday, ending the right of Muslim men to divorce wives instantly.
The bench, comprising five senior judges of different faiths, deliberated for three months before issuing its order...
Wednesday 23rd Aug 2017
INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked the 70th anniversary of independence yesterday by vowing to defend the country from unnamed enemies.
“National security is our priority,” he declared.
“Be it sea or borders, be it cyber or space, India is capable of...
Wednesday 16th Aug 2017
INDIA and Pakistan are celebrating the 70th anniversary of their independence from the British empire with ceremonies and speeches.
The birth of the two countries sparked one of the most violent upheavals and forced removals of the 20th century as a result of the colonialist...
Tuesday 15th Aug 2017
Indian cricketer says he gets hurled abuse with people ‘saying absolutely derogatory things about the tone of my skin’
Friday 11th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
INDIA is ready to hold talks with China if both sides pull back their forces from the disputed border along the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.
Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told parliament yesterday that a 2012 agreement bound China and India to settle the issue with Bhutan.
Friday 21st Jul 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
INDIAN police blamed Kashmiri separatists yesterday for an attack on Hindu pilgrims that killed seven and injured 19 on Monday night.
Survivors said the bus had come under fire from three different directions near the southern town of Anantnag. The driver kept the bus moving as bullets...
Wednesday 12th Jul 2017
THOUSANDS of protesters gathered in several Indian cities yesterday to protest against recent violent attacks against minority Muslims.
Carrying “Not in my name” placards, the protesters decried the silence of the Hindu chauvinist Bharatiya Janata Party government in...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
Superior India condemn hosts to opening day loss
Monday 26th Jun 2017