India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Ban on Gay Sex

India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Ban on Gay Sex ImageCelebrations broke out after India’s Supreme Court decriminalized gay sex in Mumbai on Thursday.CreditCreditFrancis Mascarenhas/Reuters By Jeffrey Gettleman, Kai Schultz and Suhasini Raj Sept. 6, 2018 NEW DELHI — In a groundbreaking…

India throws out ban on gay sex, sparking celebrations

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s top court scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex on Thursday in a landmark judgement that sparked celebrations across the country where gay sex had been punishable by prison for up to 10 years. People…

Trump, Skripal, India: Your Thursday News Briefing

Europe Edition Trump, Skripal, India: Your Thursday News Briefing By Alisha Haridasani Gupta Sept. 6, 2018 (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. Britain brings charges in the Skripal poisoning case, an insider speaks out…

India Races to Avert Disease Outbreak as Flood Waters Recede

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India flooding leaves 800000 displaced

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state, officials said, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas. The downpours that started on…

Thousands await rescue amid deadly floods in south India

NEW DELHI — Thousands of stranded people were waiting for rescue Saturday and officials pleaded for more help as relentless monsoon floods battered the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 190 have died in a little over a…

Fears mount for stranded villages in India flood crisis

View photos Helicopters have been battling torrential rains to reach stranded victims More Rescuers in helicopters and boats fought to get to stranded villages in India’s Kerala state Saturday as the toll from the worst monsoon floods in a century…

Fears mount for stranded villages in India flood crisis

Helicopters have been battling torrential rains to reach stranded victims (AFP Photo/Handout) Kochi (India) (AFP) – Rescuers in helicopters and boats fought to get to stranded villages in India’s Kerala state Saturday as the toll from the worst monsoon floods…

Tourist Haven in India Braces for Heavy Rains as Floods Kill 186

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More than 320 dead in India flood crisis

View photos Kerala has been battered by record monsoon rainfall this year More Pressure intensified Saturday to save thousands still trapped by devastating floods that have killed more than 300 in the Indian state of Kerala, triggering landslides and sending…