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Coronavirus: Three generations of Bollywood Bachchan family infected

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, her father-in-law, husband and daughter test positive for Covid-19.

Outrage as Indian judge calls alleged rape victim 'unbecoming'

An Indian judge is under pressure to delete comments from a court order that questioned the behaviour of a woman who alleged she was raped.


Sushant Singh Rajput: Bollywood actor's death fuels mental health debate

The 34-year-old was found dead in his Mumbai home, in what police believe to be a case of suicide.

India coronavirus: Trouble ahead for India's fight against infections

India's fatality rate remains among the lowest in the world, but the rise in infections is worrying.

Coronavirus: India announces $264bn economic rescue package

Narendra Modi outlines financial support for farmers and small businesses hit by the virus shutdown.

India gas leak: At least 13 dead after Visakhapatnam accident

Many of those affected are complaining of a burning sensation in the eyes and difficulties breathing.

India coronavirus: Navy says 21 sailors test positive at key Mumbai base

Twenty-one personnel at one of India's key naval bases have tested positive for coronavirus.

Coronavirus: India to extend nationwide lockdown, state minister says

India has decided to extend a strict nationwide lockdown imposed last month to stop the spread of the coronavirus, a top official says.


Hydroxychloroquine: India agrees to release unproven 'corona drug'

India has said it will release hydroxychloroquine hours after the US president spoke of "retaliation".

Will coronavirus lockdown cause food shortages in India?

India has a robust stockpile of food, but the prolonged lockdown is hurting farmers and labourers.

Coronavirus: The race to stop the virus spread in Asia's 'biggest slum'

The death of a man in Mumbai's densely-packed Dharavi has sparked a frantic race to trace his contacts.

Nirbhaya case: Four Indian men executed for 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder

The men were convicted of raping and murdering a young woman in the Indian capital in 2012.

Container slides off truck killing 19 in India freak accident

Officials say the container came off its hinges after one of the wheels of the truck had a puncture.

'Period-shaming' Indian college forces students to strip to underwear

Dozens of women were made to remove their knickers to prove they were not menstruating.

India vet murder: Outrage mounts over Hyderabad rape killing

The 27-year-old's death in the southern city of Hyderabad has sparked furious protests.

Chaayos cafe: Indian cafe's facial recognition use sparks anger

Experts are worried about private companies using the technology in the absence of privacy laws.

The truth behind India's viral photo that got a girl into school

The Indian girl was enrolled in school after a photo of her peeking into a classroom sparked outcry.

India's onion crisis: Why rising prices make politicians cry

Onion prices have yet again dominated the headlines in India over the past week. BBC Marathi's Janhavee Moole explains what makes this sweet and pungent vegetable so political.