A Muslim man accused of killing a cow was beaten to death by a mob in central India, police said on Sunday.
Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh urge India’s supreme court to permit ban on screening of controversial film ‘Padmaavat’
NEW DELHI: The Indian Supreme Court will hear an appeal on Tuesday against a controversial Bollywood film, for the second time in as many weeks, as two states seek to re-impose a ban on the movie, based on an epic poem about a 14th-century queen. The film “Padmaavat” ran into trouble after groups critical of the project accused its director, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, of distorting history by portraying a Muslim ruler as the “lover” of Queen Padmavati of the Hindu Rajput warrior clan. Monday’s action comes after the…
A bizarre ritual takes place in Betul of Indian state Madhya Pradesh where parents toss their children in cow dung as they believe that the ritual brings good luck. As many would find it baffling to put one's little child in a pile of cow dung, it surely does not bewilder the townsfolk of Betul in Madhya Pradesh. People in Betul believe that tossing their children in cow dung would turn out to be beneficial as it helps in keeping them away from diseases or many sort of ailments. It is also believed to bring them…
The internet loves an elephant that has become famed for its bizarre habit of eating his favourite paan from the same shop everyday in Madhya Pradesh, India. This elephant has been chewing paan for around 13 to 14 years now. The mahout says that he rides into town on the elephant every day. On his way, he halts at a particular paan shops and at times other shop owners also signals the animal to offer him ‘free paan’. No wonder these paan shop owners love this adorable guest who visits their shop regularly. Watch them…
TIKAMGARH: As young boys plunge into a murky dam to escape the blistering afternoon sun, guards armed with guns stand vigil at one of the few remaining water bodies in a state hit hard by India's crippling drought.
NEW DELHI: At least 85 people died when a cooking gas cylinder exploded in a packed restaurant in India's central Madhya Pradesh state on Saturday morning, police said, with the blast shattering nearby buildings.
CHHATARPUR: An Indian Dalit woman was stripped and beaten by a couple over a land dispute.
NEW DELHI: Two express trains derailed into a river in Madhya Pradesh overnight after flood water weakened the tracks, killing at least 20 people and injuring 100, the government said on Wednesday.