Thirty-six people in northern India are dead and another 28 are injured following a collision between a bus and a vehicle carrying mourners from a funeral, a news agency reported Sunday, citing local officials.
Hundreds of Indian army troops were using helicopters and boats Wednesday to deliver supplies and rescue villagers stranded by the worst flooding in decades, after the Kosi River breached an embankment in Nepal to the north.
Members of an Indian ethnic community burned effigies, squatted on railroad tracks and blocked highways Thursday in an attempt to bring part of the country to a halt in a protest over caste classification.
A little-known group called Indian Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's near-simultaneous bomb attacks that killed 63 people in the northwest Indian city of Jaipur. It also warned of more attacks in the country.
The Olympic flame arrived in Bangkok early Friday from New Delhi, India, where extraordinary security measures kept thousands of anti-Chinese protesters mostly at bay during a shortened relay on Thursday.
A passenger train collided with a bus loaded with college students and teachers in northern India Friday, killing at least 17 people and critically injuring many more, according to the Press Trust of India.
A tsunami warning from Indian authorities appeared to be a false alarm, as thousands of panicked residents returned to coastal areas after officials said the warning was meant as advice to be careful, not orders to evacuate.