A deaf and mute Indian woman who accidentally crossed the border into Pakistan as a child 12 years ago left for New Delhi on Monday hoping to be reunited with her family, a spokesman for a Pakistani charity said.
Government investigators said Wednesday the mob killing of a Muslim man over rumours he slaughtered a cow was premeditated, and not a spontaneous act stemming from heightened emotion and religious devotion as many Hindu nationalist politicians have claimed.
A village mob in northern India beat one Muslim to death with sticks and injured four others who were accused of smuggling cows to be slaughtered for beef, police said Friday. The survivors were arrested for alleged animal cruelty.
Many in India's literary community are disgusted. Dozens of writers say every day brings more evidence of intolerance and bigotry going mainstream -- a man lynched allegedly for eating beef, an atheist critic of Hindu idol worship gunned down -- all met by a deafening silence from the government.
A host of health-conscious young start-ups are using -- and sometimes superseding -- Mumbai's world-renowned dabbawallahs to deliver lunches catering to all diets, with tailored menus offering an array of global cuisines online.
Indian police arrested eight people and were searching Wednesday for two more after villagers allegedly beat a Muslim farmer to death and severely injured his son upon hearing rumours that the family was eating beef -- a taboo for many among India's majority Hindu population.