Indians hold a torch-lit procession to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Gauhati, northeastern Assam state, India. Photograph: Anupam Nath

Indian opposition leaders strongly criticised prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government on Thursday ove(...)

The wife, children and mother of missing Indian construction worker Chawinda Devi react to confirmation that he and 38 colleagues, who were kidnapped in Iraq by Isis militants in 2014, are dead. Photograph: Narinder Manu/AFP/Getty Images

India said on Tuesday that 39 of its citizens, who were kidnapped by Islamic State militants in Iraq in 2014, had been confirmed dead after their bod(...)

U2 performing at Croke Park in July. Brian Boyd’s report detailing the band was planning to breathe new life into their 1987 album The Joshua Tree was the fifth most read culture article on irishtimes.com. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

1. Bad sex in the movies: from Top Gun to Fifty Shades  This is the most read culture story on irishtimes.com for 2017, and by quite some distan(...)

Shashi Tharoor after performing the last rites for his wife Sunanda Puskhar at a cremation ground in New Delhi on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters/Adnan Abidi

Doctors yesterday submitted to a magistrate the preliminary findings of their autopsy report into the mysterious death of the wife of an Indian feder(...)

India’s junior human resource development minister Shashi Tharoor gestures after performing the last rites for his wife Sunanda Puskhar at a cremation ground in New Delhi on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters/Adnan Abidi

An Indian government minister promised to co-operate with an investigation into the death of his wife days after she accused him of adultery.Shashi Th(...)

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(...)