India overtakes US as Nigeria's biggest oil importer

India overtakes US as Nigeria’s biggest oil importer

(BBC) – India has taken over from the US as the largest importer of Nigerian oil, the West African state’s national oil company has said. (111)

Indian woman ‘gang-raped’ at police station

Indian woman ‘gang-raped’ at police station An Indian woman has alleged that she was gang-raped by four officers at a police station in the state of Uttar Pradesh state, barely two weeks after two teenage girls were gang-raped [...]

Girl,19 beaten, gang-raped by ex- boyfriend, his friends

A 19-year-old girl (names withheld) got more than she bargained for when she visited the wife of her ex-boyfriend called Kingsley, who delivered a newborn baby, recently. Unknown to the victim, she apparently walked into a trap set by an angry [...]
India Sikh groups clash

India Sikh groups clash at Golden Temple

(BBC) – Several people have been injured after Sikh groups brandishing swords clashed at India’s Golden Temple as special prayers were held to mark the deadly military offensive there in 1984. (74)

India gang-rape: Victims’ relative calls for public hanging of attackers

Katra village, India (CNN) — Mourners sat on mud floors at a village in India where two teen girls were gang-raped then found hanging from a mango tree. They wailed and talked of fears of more attacks. (115)

Indian soldier kills 2 colleagues, himself

Srinagar, India (CNN) — An Indian army trooper gunned down two of his colleagues with his service rifle in the frontier Poonch district of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday before turning the gun on himself. (69)
Narendra Modi hails 'landmark' win

Indian election: Narendra Modi hails ‘landmark’ win

(BBC) – Incoming Indian PM Narendra Modi has hailed a “landmark” election victory by his BJP party. (79)
Twin blasts hit India express train

Twin blasts hit India express train

(BBC) – One woman has been killed and nine others injured in a bomb attack aboard a train at a station in the southern Indian city of Chennai, officials say. (88)
Maoist rebels have waged a campaign of violence across several Indian states

Indian election: Bomb blasts kill 12 in Chhattisgarh

(BBC) – Two bombs planted by suspected Maoist rebels have killed at least 12 people in the eastern Indian state of Chhattisgarh as voting continues in the general election. (115)
World now 80% polio free, World Health Organization says

World now 80% polio free, World Health Organization says

The World Health Organization has declared its South East Asia region polio-free. The certification is being hailed a “historic milestone” in the global fight to eradicate the deadly virus. (140)

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