Stories By Smita Prakash
117 Nov 2015 Tue
"The entire humanity must stand together as one against terrorism. The need for a united global effort to combat terrorism had never been more urgent,” says the Indian Prime Minister, who is currently in Turkey for the G20 summit.
211 Nov 2015 Wed
Narendra Modi will be the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Britain in almost a decade.
305 Nov 2015 Thu
His comments have angered some members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, with some even calling him a traitor.
405 Nov 2015 Thu
Even as voting is still underway, Bihar’s Muslim community say they have been neglected by their politicians.
503 Nov 2015 Tue
Elections to the legislative assembly in the eastern Indian state of Bihar are in their final lap where an alliance of socialist parties is confident that it will be able to stem the political might of the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
630 Oct 2015 Fri
Untouchability or socially ostracising a caste group is a punishable offence in India, but it is still practised in many villages. Channel NewsAsia reports from one hamlet in the Eastern Indian province of Bihar, which is electing its state government.
728 Oct 2015 Wed
Bihar is a test case for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance as well as the newly-formed grand alliance of socialist parties or “maha ghatbandhan".
820 Oct 2015 Tue
The Indian transgender community has long been excluded from celebrating festivals such as the Durga Puja, a festival that celebrates the worship of the Hindu goddess Durga.
916 Oct 2015 Fri
In India, one family is waiting their daughter's return, after she went missing more than a decade ago.
1016 Oct 2015 Fri
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the files relating to the curious disappearance and death in 1945 of Subhash Chandra Bose, one of India’s leading freedom fighters, will be declassified on Jan 23, 2016.