• India Feb 24, 2019

    At Least 150 Die From Tainted Liquor in India's Northeast

    At least 150 people have died and about 200 people have been hospitalized after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in India’s remote northeast, authorities said Sunday. The victims of one of the most deadly bootleg liquor-related incidents in India were mostly tea plantation workers in Golaghat and Jorhat districts in Assam state, said Himanta Biswa Sharma, the state’s...

  • official May 10, 2018

    Powerful Dust Storm, Rain Leave 14 Dead in Northern India

    A powerful dust and rain storm demolished homes and downed power lines in northern India, killing at least 14 people, an official said Thursday, a week after another unseasonable storm caused deaths and destruction in the same region. The storm with winds blowing up to 100 kilometers (60 miles) per hour swept western parts of Uttar Pradesh state on Wednesday...

  • JUDGE May 4, 2018

    ‘We Need to Save It': Taj Mahal Turns a Bit Green, Angering India's Top Court

    The Taj Mahal, that shining white monument to love, is turning a little … green. And yellow. And black. And India’s Supreme Court is not pleased. “You all appear to be helpless,” a Supreme Court judge told government officials earlier this week, after an environmental lawyer argued that pollution and insect dung were discoloring the 17th-century building. “Money should not...

  • India May 3, 2018

    Rainstorm Kills at Least 91, Injures Over 160 in India

    A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 91 people dead and more than 160 injured, officials said Thursday. The devastation was particularly severe on Wednesday night in Agra, the northern Indian city where the white marble Taj Mahal is located. Forty-three people died there...

  • officer Apr 7, 2017

    Raw: Girl Found Living With Monkeys In India

    Police in northern India are reviewing reports of missing children from the past few years in the hopes of identifying a young girl who they say they found more than two months ago in a forest living among a group of monkeys.

  • officer Apr 7, 2017

    Girl Found Living With Monkeys in Indian Forest

    Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children to try to identify a girl who was found living in a forest with a group of monkeys. The girl, believed to be 10 to 12 years old, was unable to speak, was wearing no clothes and was emaciated when she was discovered in January and taken to a hospital in Bahraich,...

  • India Mar 13, 2015

    Bride From India Leaves Groom for Failing Math Problem During Ceremony

    An Indian bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple math problem, police said Friday.

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