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India’s Bengaluru flooded after torrential rain

Parts of the southern Indian city of Bengaluru have been flooded after heavy rain, disrupting life in the country’s IT hub on Tuesday. People used boats and tractors for transport as dozens of houses and vehicles in low-lying areas were…

Protests in India over release of gang rapists

Protests have been held across India against the government's decision to free 11 men who were jailed for life for the gang rape of a Muslim woman, Bilkis Bano. Fourteen members of her family were also killed during the…

40 killed in floods and landslides northern India

Heavy rainfall overwhelmed hundreds of villages, as mud houses were swept away, roads were covered by water, bridges were destroyed, and rescuers raced to help stranded residents. Floods and landslides triggered by intense monsoon rains…