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Delhi’s displaced scrape a living after deadly riots

NEW DELHI: Mohammed Anees fled his home in northeastern New Delhi last week as Hindu-Muslim clashes erupted in his area, escaping with his family of four to a relative’s home. He had only a few hundred rupees in his wallet,

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What happened to India?

It’s a question I hear increasingly these days. International news media report on repression in Kashmir, mounting Hindu chauvinism, widespread protests against new laws, assaults on women, and more. The India the world once celebrated ― the world’s fastest-growing free-market

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India celebrates New Year’s Eve with protests against citizenship law

NEW DELHI: Thousands of Indians ushered in the New Year by demonstrating against a citizenship law despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attempts to dampen protests that have run for nearly three weeks. The protests have rocked India since Dec 12,

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BJP MP: Mahathir has ‘brain malfunction’

Mahathir Mohamad, the 94-year-old Prime Minister of Malaysia (Mahathir Mohamad), has been making rhetoric against India one after the other to prove that he is no longer functioning in a normal mental state. From being reluctant to send Zakir Naik

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Modi’s party loses Indian state election amid protests over citizenship law

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party lost control of another state yesterday, adding to a string of electoral losses since last December amid protests that mark the biggest challenge to the Hindu-nationalist leader. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

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Dozens injured as activists clash with Delhi police in citizenship law protests

NEW DELHI: More than 100 activists protesting against a new Indian citizenship law were injured in New Delhi yesterday as they clashed with police who used tear gas and baton charges to disperse demonstrators at a major university. Prime Minister

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Farooq Abdullah’s arrest leaves India with little allies in Kashmir

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir: The detention of pro-India politicians and the crackdown against their party members in Indian-administered Kashmir indicate a further shrinking of New Delhi’s allies in the region. For the most part of the last five decades, the National

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Khan to Pakistanis: Don’t join anti-India fight in Kashmir

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned his citizens against joining the fight in Kashmir, saying the Indian authorities were waiting for “any excuse” to crack down on the residents in the Himalayan territory. “If someone from Pakistan goes to

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India’s Kashmir move: Two perspectives

Baijayant Jay Panda is a four-time MP and a national Vice President of India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) It is notable that the government’s move on Kashmir has enthused many more Indians than just the BJP’s staunch supporters –

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BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley dies at 66

Arun Jaitley, the former finance minister and a stalwart of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), passed away today. He was 66. Arun Jaitley was ill for the last two years. In 2018, Arun Jaitley underwent a kidney transplant surgery, following

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