Fake News Sent Hundreds on a Search for Treasure That Doesn't Exist
In the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, finding treasure worth millions is fairly common.
Watch This Nine-Year-Old Girl Play Piano During Her Brain Surgery
Awake craniotomy, also called awake brain surgery, is performed on the brain while the patient is conscious and alert.
Some Indian Farmers Are Finding Diamonds Worth Millions On Their Land
“Some people have to search on their land for years, and some just stumble upon it while roaming in fields or forests.”
A Man Cut off a Dead Tiger’s Genitals to Improve His Own Sex Drive
Pseudoscientific beliefs of local forest communities in India are killing animals including tigers, sloth bears and wild boars.
Deepika Padukone's Film on Acid Attack Survivors Declared Tax-Free in Some States, Despite Calls for a Boycott
'Chhapaak' has been tax-exempted in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Puducherry, even as its lead actor’s presence in JNU earlier this week sparked a nasty campaign to boycott it.
Communities in Bhopal Just Banned Pre-Wedding Photoshoots Because They're ‘Not Our Culture’
The Gujarati, Sindhi and Jain communities have also said that photoshoots before the marriage and having male choreographers are both “obscene” and "vulgar".
One Of India’s Most Wanted Poachers, Who Ate Bear Penises, Just Got Caught
The arrest also solves the mystery of a tigress' death, whose skin was found in Nepal in 2013, a year after she was last seen.
Toilet Selfies Are Becoming a Pre-Wedding Ritual in Madhya Pradesh
Under a new government scheme, brides from economically backward sections are eligible to get Rs 51,000 if they can prove the groom's house has a toilet before the wedding.
Secret Cameras Hidden in Lipsticks Were Used in India’s Biggest Sex Scandal
The extortion racket run by five women, which involved blackmailing politicians, businessmen and bureaucrats, used high-tech gear to secretly record victims.
Madhya Pradesh Is Launching an App so You Can Adopt Your Own Cow
The local Congress government now wants to incentivise cattle care.
Madhya Pradesh Man Says Crows Keep Attacking Him After He Failed to Save Their Baby Chick
Shiva Kewat, a daily wage labourer, claims that the bizarre bird attacks started after a misinterpreted mistake he made three years ago.
Madhya Pradesh Just Approved a Law to Punish Cow Vigilantes
'Cow protectors' found guilty of “mobocracy” can now be punished with a jail term of up to five years.