• CONGRESS Oct 19, 2018

    Dozens Dead When Train Mows Down Crowd at Festival in India

    A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 58 people and injuring dozens more, police said. The train failed to stop after the accident on the outskirts of Amritsar, a city in Punjab state, said the state governing Congress party politician, Pratap Singh Bajwa.

  • police officer Jul 1, 2018

    48 Dead After Overcrowded Bus Plunges Into Gorge in India

    At least 48 people were killed on Sunday when an overcrowded bus plunged off a mountain road into a gorge in northern India, officials said. Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat said the bus fell into a 213-meter- (700-foot-) deep gorge in the Himalayan foothills. He said about a dozen other people were injured and hospitalized. Police official Manoj...

  • official May 10, 2018

    Powerful Dust Storm, Rain Leave 14 Dead in Northern India

    A powerful dust and rain storm demolished homes and downed power lines in northern India, killing at least 14 people, an official said Thursday, a week after another unseasonable storm caused deaths and destruction in the same region. The storm with winds blowing up to 100 kilometers (60 miles) per hour swept western parts of Uttar Pradesh state on Wednesday...

  • Christmas Dec 25, 2017

    India Tightens Christmas Security After Christians Attacked

    Christians and others in India are celebrating Christmas despite fears of an anti-Christian backlash in some parts of the Hindu-majority country. The Indian government asked states to increase security for Christmas celebrations this year after some isolated attacks on Christians in northern India. No new incidents had been reported as of late Monday. Members of a militant Hindu group were...

  • OFFICER Apr 7, 2017

    Raw: Girl Found Living With Monkeys In India

    Police in northern India are reviewing reports of missing children from the past few years in the hopes of identifying a young girl who they say they found more than two months ago in a forest living among a group of monkeys.

  • OFFICER Apr 7, 2017

    Girl Found Living With Monkeys in Indian Forest

    Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children to try to identify a girl who was found living in a forest with a group of monkeys. The girl, believed to be 10 to 12 years old, was unable to speak, was wearing no clothes and was emaciated when she was discovered in January and taken to a hospital in Bahraich,...

  • India Jan 2, 2016

    Gunmen Attack Air Force Base in Northern India; 1 Dead

    Police in northern India say gunmen have attacked an air force base in Punjab state and are exchanging fire with security forces. Police official Ashwini Kumar says at least one of the attackers has been killed at the Pathankot air force base on Saturday morning. Few other details are immediately available.

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