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India approves death penalty for rape of young children

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:52:05 GMT2018-04-21T15:52:05Z

NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's government on Saturday approved of the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under 12, responding to widespread outrage over the recent rape and killing of a young girl and other attacks on children....

India to bid for hosting 3 major games

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:05:14 GMT2018-04-19T17:05:14Z

NEW DELHI (AP) -- The Indian Olympic Association says it will bid for three major events - 2026 Youth Olympics, 2030 Asian Games and 2031 Olympics....

Indian police arrest 18 Rohingya Muslims

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:12:32 GMT2018-04-19T16:12:32Z

GAUHATI, India (AP) -- Indian police arrested 18 Rohingya Muslims in a remote northeastern region on Thursday as they prepared to board a train for New Delhi after entering illegally from Bangladesh....

Child's rape, killing in India mired in religious politics

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:28:59 GMT2018-04-13T01:28:59Z

SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- The girl, just 8 years old, was grazing her family's ponies on a chilly January day in the forests of the Himalayan foothills when she was kidnapped. Her raped and mutilated body was found in the woods a week later....

23 children die in India when school bus plunges into gorge

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:38:04 GMT2018-04-09T17:38:04Z

NURPUR, India (AP) -- A school bus plunged off a mountain road Monday into a deep gorge in the Himalayan foothills, killing 23 children, some as young as 4, Indian officials said....