(This November 9 story is refiled to fix typo in the second last paragraph)
NEW DELHI/AYODHYA, India India's Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a bitterly contested religious site to Hindus, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that has sparked some of the country's bloodiest riots since independence. | Video
AYODHYA/MUMBAI Just six months after sweeping to re-election, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has delivered on two major promises of his party's Hindu agenda, electrifying his base but sowing unease among liberals and the nation's large Muslim minority.
AYODHYA/MUMBAI, Nov 11 Just six months after
sweeping to re-election, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has
delivered on two major promises of his Hindu-first agenda,
electrifying his base but sowing unease among liberals and the
nation's Muslim minority.
NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court is due to rule on Saturday on the ownership of a centuries-old religious site claimed by both majority Hindus and Muslims, a dispute that has cast a shadow of suspicion over the two communities for decades.
NEW DELHI Schools in India's capital New Delhi reopened on Wednesday after closing for two days due to a spike in air pollution that triggered a public health emergency and prompted protests by residents and environmental groups.
NEW DELHI The air quality in the Indian capital, New Delhi, improved slightly on Tuesday as the wind picked up to blow away some of the pollution shrouding the city for days.
NEW DELHI Authorities in India's capital New Delhi banished from the roads cars with number plates ending in an odd number on Monday in a bid to cut hazardous air pollution shrouding the city. | Video
AYODHYA, India In the Indian town of Ayodhya, minority Muslims are feeling under siege as they await a Supreme Court ruling on a centuries-old religious dispute that has cast a shadow over their relations with the majority Hindu community.
NEW DELHI Pollution levels in India's capital New Delhi have hit their worst for the second time in October -- earning a "very poor" rating and indicating air quality could deteriorate further after the Hindu festival of Diwali.