The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but insisted he didn't do anything wrong -- even though he said he used to perform up to 10 times more surgeries a day than allowed.
At least 11 Indian women are dead and 20 others seriously ill Wednesday after undergoing free sterilization operations, highlighting the risks women face in reproductive health in a country struggling with high population growth and widespread poverty.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday he's serious about holding peace talks with Pakistan but also criticized the neighbouring country, insisting it must create an "appropriate atmosphere" for the dialogue.
An explosion ripped through a makeshift fireworks factory in northern India on Saturday, killing at least five people who were making the pyrotechnics for a popular festival to be held next month, police said.
Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at least 41 people and leaving about 100 missing and feared dead.