January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

Indian Muslim women’s photos on Bulli Bai app for ‘auction’: Youth detained from Bengaluru

A 21-year-old engineering student has been detained from India’s Bengaluru in connection with the “Bulli Bai” app which targeted Muslim women, the Indian police said last night.

January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

India ‘clearly’ going thru third wave

A large chunk of Covid-19 cases in Indian metro areas reported in the last few days are of the Omicron variant, a top official said yesterday, adding that the country is “clearly in the third wave”...

January 4, 2022
January 4, 2022

India’s Muslim women again listed on app for ‘auction’

On January 1, Quratulain Rehbar, a journalist from Indian-administered Kashmir, woke up to see herself listed for an “online auction”. Her photograph was sourced without her permission and uploaded...

January 3, 2022
January 3, 2022

Photos of hundreds of Indian Muslim women uploaded on app for alleged auction

The Indian government has asked cyber security and police in Delhi and Mumbai to investigate complaints that a website had hosted doctored and “lewd” pictures and objectionable comments “aimed at...

January 3, 2022
January 3, 2022

Bad weather likely caused accident

The Air Force’s inquiry into the chopper crash that killed CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 11 armed forces personnel is almost complete and will be submitted soon, sources told NDTV yesterday.

January 3, 2022
January 3, 2022

Surge of Covid cases: Curbs return in West Bengal

West Bengal yesterday announced a slew of Covid-19 restrictions, including closure of schools and colleges and imposing a night curfew, as India reported more than 27,000 new cases, with infections...

January 2, 2022
January 2, 2022

New Year stampede at India shrine kills 12

Twelve people were crushed to death in a stampede at an Indian religious shrine in the early hours of yesterday as tens of thousands of pilgrims massed to offer prayers, officials said.

January 1, 2022
January 1, 2022

12 dead, several injured in stampede at Kashmir Hindu shrine

At least 12 people were killed and 14 injured in a stampede caused by a surge of devotees on the New Year's Day at a famous hill-top Hindu shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, Indian media reported...

January 1, 2022
January 1, 2022

China inventing names of places in Arunachal

India hit out at China for giving “invented” names to several places in a disputed Himalayan region on their border as Beijing looks to assert sovereignty over the territory.

December 31, 2021
December 31, 2021

India saw record 126 tiger deaths in 2021

India’s tiger conservation body said 126 of the endangered big cats died in 2021, the highest toll since it began compiling data a decade ago. The