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Heavy rains trigger floods in northeast India, killing 11

GAUHATI, India (AP) — At least 11 people have died in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rains in India’s remote northeast region, officials said Tuesday. Several railway statio...

AP PHOTOS: 1-horned rhinos in Indian park saved by mud, guns

GAUHATI, India (AP) — The rare one-horned rhinos that roam Kaziranga National Park in northeastern India have been increasing in numbers, thanks to stronger police efforts against poaching and artific...

Myanmar hands over to India 5 insurgents caught along border

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Myanmar has handed over to India five insurgents belonging to an Indian rebel group operating in the remote northeastern region bordering Myanmar, police said Thursday. ...

Indian police recover soccer legend Maradona's stolen watch

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police in India's northeastern state of Assam Saturday said they have recovered a stolen watch that once belonged to the Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona. ...

Top official in northeast India wants army powers removed

NEW DELHI (AP) — A top elected official in India's northeast region called on Monday for the withdrawal of emergency powers granted to Indian troops, a day after soldiers killed over a dozen civilians...

Indian villagers clash with army over mistaken killings

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Angry villagers burned army vehicles in protest after more than a dozen people were killed by soldiers who mistakenly believed some of them were militants in India’s remote north...

Indian reporters accused of sparking tensions granted bail

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Two Indian journalists who were detained over the weekend on charges of inciting communal violence after tweeting that religious attacks on Muslims were worse than police had rep...

Police: India rebels kill 5 troops, 2 others in border state

GAUHATI, India (AP) — At least five Indian soldiers and two civilians were killed Saturday in an ambush by suspected rebels in the northeastern state of Manipur bordering Myanmar, police said. ...

Tensions rise in Indian state after attacks against Muslims

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Tensions were high in parts of India’s northeastern Tripura state on Friday after a string of attacks against minority Muslims, seen as retaliation for the violence against Hindu...

Indian officials burn rhino horns to stop illegal trade

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Indian officials burned about 2,500 old rhino horns on Wednesday to spread awareness of the need to protect the rare animal on World Rhino Day. Dozens of Hindu...

In India's northeast there's fear of a virus surge to come

GAUHATI, India (AP) — With experts saying the coronavirus is likely spreading in India’s northeastern state of Assam faster than anywhere else in the country, authorities were preparing Monday for a s...

Small but quick: Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 days

THIMPU, Bhutan (AP) — When plotted on a graph, the curve of Bhutan’s COVID-19 vaccination drive shoots upwards from the very first day, crossing Israel, United States, Bahrain and other countries know...

3 Myanmar nationals with bullet wounds cross into India

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Three Myanmar nationals with serious bullet wounds were admitted to a hospital in northeast India on Friday after they crossed the border, police said. About a ...

More than 100 people fleeing Myanmar enter Indian village

GAUHATI, India (AP) — More than 100 people fleeing Myanmar have entered a small village in India’s northeast, adding to scores who had already arrived since last month's military coup in the neighbori...

India steps up measures to check entry of Myanmar refugees

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Four Indian states bordering Myanmar have stepped up measures to prevent refugees from entering India through a porous border following last month's military coup in the Southeas...