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Turbulent priest: India’s anti-Muslim firebrand and possible future PM

Yogi Adityanath has stirred controversy since his surprise appointment in 2017 as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, a state in northern India home to over 200 million people

Bodies of foreign climbers retrieved from Indian mountain

A group of mountaineers from the paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police found the seven bodies near an unnamed peak on Nanda Devi East.

‘Where is God?’: Sri Lankans stunned after deadly blasts

In the aftermath of Sunday's deadly attacks, Sri Lankans are trying to understand what has happened

Amazon, Walmart face hit from new India e-commerce rules

Under the surprise restrictions, e-commerce companies are banned from selling products from firms in which they have a stake

Landmark India ruling ends same sex ban

Section 377 of the Indian penal code, enacted by British rulers in 1861, banned 'carnal intercourse against the order of nature'

Fake news adds to India’s flood torment

The Kerala state government and India's military have issued rare warnings about viral social media messages

India ignored warnings of Kerala flood disaster: experts

Muralee Thummarukudy, a UN disaster response expert, and ecologist Madhav Gadgil warned in 2011 that a mega-monsoon was inevitable

India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal

Millions of mostly Indian tourists visit the Taj Mahal every year and their numbers are increasing steadily as domestic travel becomes easier.

Amla leads Proteas to historic Test series win in Sri Lanka

Hashim ​Amla, playing his first series since succeeding Graeme Smith as Test captain, has fought off Sri Lanka's spinners to seal a 1-0 series win.

Amla leads SA fightback

Hashim Amla faced a stern test in his first series as captain after SA lost three key wickets against a Sri Lankan bowling attack in the second Test.

Sangakkara keeps Sri Lanka hopes alive against Proteas

Kumar Sangakkara smashed his 49th half-century as Sri Lanka fought back on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa on Saturday.

New era for SA cricket as Amla made skipper

Hashim Amla's appointment as permanent skipper signals changing times for the Proteas.

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