Protests over conversions set back Modi's reform agenda NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reform agenda suffered a setback on Monday as protests erupted in parliament and in the streets over a campaign by Hindu hardliners linked to his party to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism.
Injured Jadeja replaced by Patel in India test squad MUMBAI (Reuters) - India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been ruled out of the remaining two tests in Australia with a shoulder injury and will be replaced by uncapped left-arm spinner Akshar Patel, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said on Monday.
China condemns cyberattacks, but says no proof N.Korea hacked Sony BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China said on Monday it opposed all forms of cyberattacks but there was no proof that North Korea was responsible for the hacking of Sony Pictures, as the United States has said.
China charges Jackie Chan's son over drug offence BEIJING (Reuters) - China's state prosecutor said on Monday it had formally charged Jaycee Chan, son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, with a drugs offence, meaning he is almost certain to face trial.
Boxing Day test of India's resolve in Melbourne MELBOURNE (Reuters) - With all hope of a first series triumph in Australia gone after defeats in the first two tests, India need to draw on their reserves of pride and motivation to avoid a seventh straight test loss on Australian soil this week.