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Mysterious naked holy men a huge draw at India's Kumbh Mela

2:05pm GMT

PRAYAGRAJ, India Ash-smeared and dreadlocked Naga sadhus or Hindu ascetics, naked except for rosary beads and garlands and smoking wooden pipes, are a huge draw at the world's largest religious festival that began this week in India. | Video

Monkeys run amok in India's corridors of power

11 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI India's government faces a tough re-election battle next year but first it must deal with an opponent as wily as any political rival, troops of monkeys that have become a big threat around its offices in New Delhi. | Video

Villagers fear for survival on India's disappearing island

29 Nov 2018

GHORAMARA ISLAND, India Residents of India's Ghoramara Island want to leave their home as it shrinks each year due to rising seas, but many say they can't afford it. | Video

India's first elephant hospital cheers animal activists, draws tourists

18 Nov 2018

MATHURA, Uttar Pradesh At India's first hospital for elephants, opened last week in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, 49-year old Asha placed her left foreleg on a stool for a doctor to attend to an injury while visitors filmed it all on their mobile phones. | Video

India's first elephant hospital cheers animal activists, draws tourists

18 Nov 2018

MATHURA, Uttar Pradesh, Nov 18 At India's first hospital for elephants, opened last week in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, 49-year old Asha placed her left foreleg on a stool for a doctor to attend to an injury while visitors filmed it all on their mobile phones.

Indian politician says had consensual relations with journalist accusing him of rape

02 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI An Indian politician who resigned from the government last month after more than a dozen women accused him of sexual harassment, said on Friday he had a consensual relationship with a New York-based journalist who has accused him of raping her.

Pollution turns India's white marble Taj Mahal yellow and green

22 May 2018

AGRA, India India's white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world's eighth-most polluted city. | Video

Off colour: Pollution turns India's white marble Taj Mahal green

22 May 2018

AGRA, India, May 22 India's white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world's eighth-most polluted city.

Hope trundles into remote hamlets on India's hospital train

12 Apr 2018

JALORE, India Bhawri Devi, an illiterate Indian laborer, thought she was dying when she started to lose her hearing last month.

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