Stories By Zain Awan
104 Jul 2015 Sat
The granting of bail by a Tamil Nadu judge to a rapist so that he could meet his victim for a possible settlement has been attacked by the Supreme Court as "a spectacular error" which is "against the dignity of women."
230 Jun 2015 Tue
Annual monsoon rains are around the corner after weeks of heatwave in India's capital New Delhi, but there are fears the lack of proper city planning and old drainage systems will not cope with the downpours.
327 Jun 2015 Sat
South Asian Muslims have always referred to the holy month as Ramzan, but now more people in India are using the term Ramadan, which critics say is impacting the centuries-old Persian culture of the region.
424 Jun 2015 Wed
Thousands of doctors and medical staff on an indefinite strike in India's capital territory Delhi could face legal action after the Delhi government invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act, which makes the strike illegal.
519 Jun 2015 Fri
Pakistan's release of 113 detained Indian fishermen after a similar gesture by New Delhi comes as a slight thaw in bilateral relations of the two nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours following weeks of escalating tension.
618 Jun 2015 Thu
During a telephone call with Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he wants the Pakistani fishermen 'to be with their families to observe the blessed month' of fasting.
702 Jun 2015 Tue
There could be fresh troubles for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalithaa. The government of the neighbouring province Karnataka has decided to approach the Supreme Court, challenging her recent acquittal in a corruption case.
802 Jun 2015 Tue
Starting Monday (Jun 1), the service tax in India has been increased to 14 per cent, from just under 12.5 per cent.
928 May 2015 Thu
Indian Education Minister Smriti Irani has criticised opposition leader Rahul Gandhi for his performance in his parliamentary constituency, saying it took her just 10 days to do what he had not done in 10 years for his constituency.
1027 May 2015 Wed
More than 1,100 people have died from an intense heat wave in India, with temperatures hitting 48 degrees Celsius in some areas.