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Bollywood star Chopra apologises over ‘Quantico’ Hindu terror plot

Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra apologised Sunday after a furore over a US TV series that showed her uncovering a terror plot hatched by Indian Hindu nationalists.

Three Nigerians found dead in New Delhi flat

The death of three Nigerians have been reported in a rented accommodation in Uttam Nagar area of New Delhi, India.

Muslim beaten to death in India for allegedly killing cow

A Muslim man accused of killing a cow was beaten to death by a mob in central India, police said Sunday, the latest vigilante murder over the animal considered sacred by Hindus.

Voter bribes claimed as key Indian state holds election

Claims of dirty tricks made by India's two main parties cast a cloud over voting in a key Indian state Saturday after nearly 10,000 voting cards were seized by election authorities.

India govt approves death penalty for child rapists

India’s government on Saturday approved the death penalty for child rapists, after the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl and a series of other horrific sexual assaults caused nationwide outrage.

India government approves death sentence for child rapists

India's government on Saturday approved the death penalty for child rapists, after the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl and a series of other horrific sexual assaults caused nationwide outrage.

Fraud: South African authorities raid Gupta compound

South African police on Monday raided the compound of former president Jacob Zuma’s allies, the Guptas, who were accused two years ago in a report by a corruption watchdog of using their influence to gain control of state companies and contracts.

Arrest in India rape case as outrage mounts over assaults

Indian police have made another arrest after the alleged rape of a teenager by a ruling party politician sparked protests across the country, federal investigators said Sunday.

Taj Mahal limits visits to three hours to curb overcrowding

The Indian Government is limiting the amount of time visitors can spend at the Taj Mahal to three hours from Sunday, the first time such a restriction has been introduced at the famous site.

Indonesia’s tourism island observes ‘Day of Silence’, amid complaints over internet cut

Indonesia's tourism island Bali has shut down internet services, turned away flights and shuttered all shops for a "Day of Silence" that marks New Year on the predominantly Hindu island.

Singapore set to tackle fake news

Singapore’s parliament held its first public hearing on ways to crack down on the proliferation of fake news on Wednesday.

Indonesian island to shut down mobile internet for ‘Day of Silence’

Mobile internet will be shut down across the Indonesian resort island of Bali during a local Hindu holiday when work or play is forbidden, an official said Wednesday.

Pakistan elects first female Dalit senator

Pakistan elected its first female senator from the lowest Dalit caste over the weekend, in polls which also saw the ruling party strengthen its hand ahead of general elections in the Muslim-majority country.

Narendra Modi’s BJP leads in India’s northeast regional elections

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party on Saturday recorded a spectacular victory in Tripura state and a strong showing elsewhere in the country's northeast region ahead of the national election in 2019.

US evangelical following still high as champion Billy Graham honored

As the Reverend Billy Graham lies in honor in the US Capitol, the wave of evangelical Christianity launched by "America's Pastor" is rolling along while other branches of the Christian faith have been bleeding followers.

Bollywood film banned over film’s depiction of Muslim ruler

Malaysia has banned a controversial Bollywood film, citing its negative portrayal of a Muslim ruler.

Nepal police arrest 279 in crackdown on drugs inside Hindu temple

Authorities in Nepal have arrested 279 people over the last five months in a crackdown on the sale and use of cannabis inside a major Hindu temple in Kathmandu, a police officer said Monday.

India’s top court rejects last-ditch bid to ban Bollywood film

India’s top court Tuesday rejected a final bid by two states to ban a Bollywood film about a mythical Hindu queen which sparked violent protests by radical groups.

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