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The Indian artist challenging ‘dirty taboos’ on Instagram

Image copyright Kaviya Ilango @wallflowergirlsays Image caption Kaviya Ilango is inspired by the "dirty taboos" that don't get discussed In an illustration on Instagram, a young woman perched on the…

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Nirav Modi fraud investigation makes first arrests

Image copyright AFP Image caption The fraud is linked to luxury jeweller Nirav Modi Three people have been arrested on suspicion of helping a billionaire jeweller to defraud one of…

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Nirav Modi: Who is India’s scandal-linked billionaire?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nirav Modi (right) is a jeweller to the stars including Naomi Watts (left) He was already the second most famous Mr N Modi of…

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Woman held for ‘posing’ as groom for a dowry

Police in India have arrested a woman who allegedly posed as a man and duped two women into marriage for dowry. Krishna Sen was arrested on Wednesday in the northern…

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India woman dies after hair caught in go-kart wheel

Image copyright Sant Arora/Hindustan Times Image caption The woman was visiting the theme park with her husband, young son, and other relatives An Indian woman has died in an amusement…

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Indian bank hit by $1.8bn fraud case

Image copyright Getty Images India's second largest state-run bank has uncovered a $1.8bn (£1.3bn) scam linked to a single Mumbai branch. The fraud amounts to nearly a third of Punjab…

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India designer sorry over ‘insulting’ sari remark

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Mukherjee is one of India's most sought after fashion designers Indian designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee has apologised for saying that Indian women who do…

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India man held over body-in-suitcase murder

Image copyright Courtesy: Hindustan Times Image caption Mr Sakya was a tenant of the boy's parents Police in India's capital, Delhi, have arrested a man for allegedly killing a seven-year-old…

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Pierce Brosnan asked to ‘explain’ India advert

Image caption The ad first appeared in October 2016 Authorities in Indian capital Delhi say they have asked actor Pierce Brosnan to explain why he was in an ad for…

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Campaigning for adult survivors of child sex abuse

Image copyright Purnima Govindarajulu Image caption Purnima Govindarajulu says the abuse has "torn" her life In India, child sexual assault must be reported within three years or a case cannot…

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