At least 90 Hindu pilgrims were killed in a stampede on a crowded bridge. Witnesses say people panicked amid rumors that the bridge was about to collapse.
A man from the Dalit, the lower caste in Indian Hindu society, has died after being attacked while attending a celebration of the Hindu festival of Navratri. Eight men have been detained and charged with murder.
A stampede at a train station in Mumbai has killed at least 22 people, according to local officials. Police are investigating the exact cause of the stampede and authorities say the death toll is likely to increase.
A decision to omit the Taj Mahal from a tourism booklet has ignited controversy in India, with the ruling BJP party being accused of excluding non-Hindu heritage sites. Murali Krishnan reports.
India's Supreme Court has temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi ahead of Diwali, a festival marked by bursting firecrackers and lighting lamps. The ruling came after several children filed a petition.
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