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A bus is on fire following demonstration against the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Bill  in New Delhi. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

More than 100 activists protesting against a new Indian citizenship law were injured in New Delhi on Sunday as they clashed with police who used tear (...)

 Demonstrators shout slogans next to a burning barricade during a protest against the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Bill in Guwahati on Thursday. Photograph:   Biju Boro/AFP via Getty Images

Army troops have been deployed across India’s northeastern region against thousands of demonstrators, who defied curfew, burnt buses and cars and atta(...)

Students of Gauhati University take part in a torchlight procession against the Citizenship Amendment Bill   in Guwahati, Assam, India. Photograph: EPA

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has successfully pushed through a controversial Bill t(...)

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi: he has said that plastic surgery, genetic science and stem cell study existed thousands of years ago in ancient India. Photograph: Simon Dawson/EPA

Senior Indian leaders from prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claim that the internet was in use during pre(...)

 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(...)

Voters wait  at a polling station during the first phase of the Indian general election in Lakhimpur district, Assam state, on Monday. Photograph: EPA

India began voting yesterday in the world’s largest democratic exercise in which the ruli(...)

Children gather in a shelter house before cyclone Mahasen approaches in Chittagong on May 16th, 2013. Photograph: Reuters

Cyclone Mahasen struck the southern coast of Bangladesh yesterday lashing remot(...)