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Pakistan’s religious schools in spotlight – Islamabad to reintroduce death penalty for terror cases

After beef ban, Hindu groups force India abattoirs to close

MUMBAI: Members of a Hindu nationalist group have forced several abattoirs in the Indian state of Maharashtra to shut after a law was passed banning the beef trade there, a…

Rapist’s views reflect those of many in India – Indian men ‘blame women for rape’

As Delhi chokes, pressure grows for climate action – Delhi’s air – a toxic cocktail made up of dust, fumes

NEW DELHI: Torrents of thick black smoke billow up toward the smoggy skies as Kunti Desai feeds a coal-fired furnace to make tar for a Delhi road. Desai, whose hands…

India bans rape film

India has banned the broadcasting of a controversial documentary in which one of the men who gang-raped and murdered a student is shown blaming the victim-a move the film’s maker…

Widows celebrate Holi despite tradition

Delhi gang-rapist blames victim

Bangladesh police arrest chief suspect in US blogger murder

Naik wins Saudi prize for service to Islam

RIYADH: An Indian television preacher who has called the 9/11 attacks an "inside job" received one of Saudi Arabia's most prestigious prizes on Sunday for "service to Islam". Zakir Naik,…

Bangladesh pays tribute to US blogger killed in machete attack

DHAKA: Bangladeshis gathered yesterday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of…

India’s BJP shares power in Muslim-majority Kashmir

India’s budget shuns big-bang reforms – Budget pro-poor, but lacks policies to reshape economy: Experts

NEW DELHI: The Indian government’s budget was praised yesterday as balancing the need to boost business and to help the poor, but some experts were disappointed at a lack of…

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