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Singapore police probe Indian for alleged Modi citizenship law protest

Singapore police are investigating an Indian national for allegedly being involved in a public protest against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial citizenship law. Unauthorized public assemblies and protests over political situations in other countries are banned in Singapore. Hundreds

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Hundreds arrested in India during days of protests over citizenship law

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: More than 1,500 protesters have been arrested across India in the past 10 days, officials said, as police try to quell sometimes violent demonstrations against a citizenship law that critics say undermines the country’s secular constitution. Additionally, officials

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Wisma Putra issues travel advisory for M’sians going to India amid violent protests

PUCHONG: The Malaysian government yesterday urged its citizens to exercise “high degree of caution” while travelling to India, which has witnessed widespread violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Last week, the US, the UK, Singapore, Canada, and Israel

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‘Night of horrors’: Inside the Indian university stormed by police

As dusk fell on Sunday, police smashed their way into the main library of New Delhi’s Jamia Millia University, firing tear gas shells as scores of terrified students barricaded doors and hid inside bathrooms to protect themselves. Video footage shot

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India citizenship law protests spread across campuses

Protests over a new Indian citizenship law based on religion spread to student campuses today as critics said the Hindu nationalist government was pushing a partisan agenda in conflict with the country’s founding as a secular republic. Students pelted stones

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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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Najib: Palm oil exports to India dropped by 76%

PUCHONG: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today criticised Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok for trivialising India’s unofficial boycott on Malaysian palm oil produce. In a Facebook post today, Najib pointed out that Malaysia’s palm oil exports to

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Modi: Landmark day for India

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday welcomed the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill by the Rajya Sabha, calling it “a landmark day for India and our nation’s ethos of compassion and brotherhood”. The BJP government on Wednesday secured

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As outrage mounts over rape in India, victim set ablaze on way to court

LUCKNOW: A 23-year-old rape victim was set ablaze by a gang of men, including the alleged rapist, as she made her way to court in the northern India yesterday, police said, stirring public outrage and shame over the scourge of

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India’s April-Sept edible oil imports drop 19%

NEW DELHI: India Commerce and Industry Ministry said the value of the country’s edible oil imports in the first six months of the current financial year dropped almost 19%. India imported 5.87 million tonnes of edible oil valued at US$3.59

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