Two months ago, a young woman was gang raped and flung from a moving bus in Delhi. On Tuesday, court proceedings against her alleged attackers began.
India-administered Kashmir has been placed under direct federal rule after PM Modi's BJP party ended its alliance with a local party there. It may lead to a spike in violence in the already restive state, say analysts.
The former chair of US President Donald Trump's presidential campaign is facing several criminal charges related to his work for Ukraine. He allegedly tried to sway witness testimonies while under house arrest.
South Asian activists are mourning the death of Shujaat Bukhari, a Kashmir journalist who was shot dead by gunmen in Srinagar. Bukhari, who contributed to DW, advocated a peaceful resolution to the Kashmir conflict.
Indian security forces allegedly killed civilians, while Pakistan is accused of quashing peaceful dissent. The UN wants to launch an investigation into abuses by both countries in the disputed territory.
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