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The manager of the coaching centre, Bhargav Bhutani, has been arrested along with the two fire officials. Photograph: STR/EPA

Two fire department officials have been suspended over a fire at a coaching centre in India that killed 21 students and one teacher in the western Guj(...)

 Indian firefighters work to douse a fire in Surat, Gujarat. Photograph: STR/EPA

At least 19 students have been killed in a fire in a four-storey building in the western Indian city of Surat, police said. Police officer Praveen Ch(...)

Lawyers take part in  a protest in Srinigar, Kashmir, on Monday  calling for justice in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl  in Jammu and Kashmir state in January. Photograph: Farooq Khan/EPA

Eight men accused of involvement in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in India’s Jammu and Kashmir state appeared in court on Monda(...)