Agence France-Presse . New Delhi

  • Images

    India court convicts former BJP lawmaker of teen rape

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 07:26pm on December 16, 2019

    A former ruling Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker was convicted Monday of raping a teenager in a case that underscored India’s rampant sexual violence and the...

  • Images

    Japanese PM’s India trip postponed amid violent protests

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:23am on December 14, 2019

    India said Friday that a visit by Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe had been postponed, after days of violent protests at a northeastern city where...

  • Images

    India nationality bill sparks protests

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:15pm on December 09, 2019

    India’s parliament saw raucous scenes on Monday and protests raged in the north-east of the country as MPs debated legislation that stands to give citizenship...

  • Images

    43 killed in Delhi factory fire

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:45am on December 08, 2019

    At least 43 people were killed Sunday in a devastating fire that ripped through a bag factory in the congested old quarter of the Indian...

  • Images

    Indian police kill rape-murder suspects

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:06am on December 06, 2019

    Indian police on Friday shot dead four detained gang-rape and murder suspects as they were re-enacting their alleged crime, prompting celebrations but also accusations of...

  • Images

    India’s poor fight desperate battle to find work as slowdown bites

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2019

    The hunt for work becomes more desperate every day on Delhi’s street corner labour markets as India’s economic slowdown bites deeper, piling pressure on prime...

  • Images

    India gangrape protests mount as schoolgirl killed

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 07:39pm on December 02, 2019

    Hundreds of Indian protesters took to the streets on Monday as public anger grew over the brutal gang-rape and murder of a female veterinary doctor,...

  • Images

    At least 17 people buried alive due to wall collapse in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:23pm on December 02, 2019

    At least 17 people from four families in India were buried alive as they were sleeping on Monday when heavy rains caused a large wall...

  • Images

    Lanka president warns West investment needed to keep China at bay

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:56am on December 02, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s new president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has warned India and Western nations that his country will be forced to seek finance from China again if...

  • Images

    Kohli feels human in vacations with wife

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 05:58pm on December 01, 2019

    India superstar Virat Kohli told Saturday how he goes to isolated places like the mountains in Bhutan to escape his cricket-crazed homeland. Facing an even...