Bihār

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Indian women protest against the deaths of children in Muzaffarpur from a mysterious brain fever. Photograph: Money Sharma/AFP

At least 126 children, many of them less than 10 years of age, have died this month in India’s eastern Bihar state in an outbreak of encephalitis, com(...)

Boys jump into the Ganges river to cool off during hot weather in Kolkata, India, on June 11th. Photograph:   Piyal Adhikary/EPA

Weekend showers provided a much-needed but partial respite to parts of India sweltering in a brutal heatwave. In Bihar, however, one of the poorest a(...)

Indian voters show their ink-marked fingers after casting their votes at a polling centre in Amritsar. Photograph: Nardinder Nanu/AFP/Getty

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance is likely to win a big majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sun(...)

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Eleven people including two children died and more than 90 were hospitalised after consuming a religious food offering at a temple in southern India p(...)

 Relatives of Indian journalist Sandeep Sharma grieving on March 26th  after he was fatally hit  by a speeding truck in Bhind in Madhya Pradesh state, India. Photograph: Getty Images

The Editors Guild of India has demanded strict action in investigating the deaths of three journalists in what their families and human rights activis(...)

Protesters kick a poster of the Bollywood film Padmaavat during a protest in Bhopal, India, on Wednesday. Photograph: Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images

A contentious Bollywood epic opened in cinemas across India on Thursday under blanket security after months of fierce protests. The crew of the film,(...)

Firefighters and rescue workers remove the body of a victim from debris at the site of a collapsed building in Mumbai, India, on Thursday. Photograph: Shailesh Andrade/Reuters

At least 21 people are dead and more than a dozen others trapped after monsoon downpours caused a building to collapse in Mumbai. The four-storey re(...)

Commuters walk through water-logged roads after rains in Mumbai on Tuesday. Photograph: Shailesh Andrade/Reuters

Two toddlers were among 14 people killed in Mumbai after floods caused by heavy monsoon rains destroyed homes and disrupted traffic in India’s financi(...)

 People carry their belonging as they walk near damaged houses in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, on Tuesday. Photograph: Nyunt Win/EPA

A cyclone battered refugee camps in Bangladesh on Tuesday where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar have taken refuge from violence(...)

A rickshaw puller waits for passengers during rainy weather in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

Bangladesh raised its storm danger signal to the highest level of 10 on Monday as a severe and intensifying cyclone churned towards its low-lying coas(...)

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