Sunanda Puskhar Tharoor (R), wife of India’s minister of state for human resource development Shashi Tharoor, poses with her husband at the Indian F1 Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi in  October. Photograph: Reuters.

Th death of an Indian government minister’s wife was described as “sudden” and “unnatural” following a post mortem today. The examination came a day a(...)

The five-year-old rape victim is moved to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital from Swami Dayanand hospital for treatment in New Delhi April 19, 2013. Photograph: Reuters/Adnan Abidi

A five-year-old girl was battling for her life in India’s capital New Delhi yesterday after being kidnapped and raped in the city. Police said (...)