Posts Tagged ‘Narendra Modi’

US panel wants India on religious freedom blacklist

WASHINGTON • A US government panel on Tuesday called for India to be put on a religious freedom blacklist over a “drastic” downturn under Prime Minister ...

Doctors, beaten and harassed, plan silent protest

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MUMBAI • Doctors withdrew their plan to light candles in homes and hospitals across India, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ...

India extends world’s biggest virus lockdown

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India’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown, the biggest in the world, which covers 1.3 billion people, will be extended until at ...

One third of humanity under virus lockdown

Modi’s ‘total lockdown’ call, involving 1.3b people in India, doubled the number of people around the globe under some form of movement restriction to more ...
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Sporadic violence in Delhi as death toll hits 32

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NEW DELHI – Sporadic violence hit parts of Delhi overnight as gangs roamed streets littered with the debris of days of ...
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Curfew call in Indian capital after 20 die in sectarian clashes

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NEW DELHI – Riot police patrolled the streets of India’s capital on Wednesday and the city’s leader called for a ...

Deadly riots as Trump talks trade, choppers in India

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NEW DELHI – India rolled out the red carpet on Tuesday for US President Donald Trump on the second day of a visit high on ...

Trump hails ‘exceptional’ Modi at huge India rally

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US President Donald Trump received a red-carpet welcome in the world’s biggest democracy Monday, addressing a huge rally at a ...

Ahead of Trump opening, world’s biggest cricket stadium raises eyebrows

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NEW DELHI – US President Donald Trump will open the world’s biggest cricket stadium in India next week, but critics ...

Crash sends Indian bus tumbling into well, killing 26

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MUMBAI – Twenty-six people including a seven-year-old girl were killed after the bus they were travelling in crashed with an ...

Amazon tycoon Bezos flies into internet trading storm in India

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NEW DELHI – Angry Indian street traders vowed Wednesday to stage protests against the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos as ...

Internet restrictions ahead of fresh India protests

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Mobile internet was cut on Friday in parts of India’s most populous state and thousands of riot police were deployed as ...