Stories By Zain Awan
123 Jul 2015 Thu
The trustees of Haji Ali Dargah in Mumbai have turned down the Bombay High Court's suggestion to reconsider its rules which bar women from entering the inner sanctum of the holy building.
214 Jul 2015 Tue
Sartaj Aziz, the national security and foreign affairs advisor to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, says formal talks with India are impossible without the issue of Kashmir being on the agenda.
311 Jul 2015 Sat
The announcement followed a rare meeting between India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Russia on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit.
406 Jul 2015 Mon
Known as the Vyapam scam in India, the case has seen a long list of nearly 50 of its witnesses and key players die in suspicious circumstances over the last two years.
504 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."
630 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.
727 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.
824 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.
919 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.
1018 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.