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Tag Archives: india

Hindu ascetics lead millions of Indians in holy bath

A Hindu holy man dances holding a mace as he arrives for a ritualistic dip on auspicious Makar Sankranti day during the Kumbh Mela, or …

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Panel to weigh on temple dispute

India’s Supreme Court will name a panel on Thursday to hear arguments over a controversial plan to build a Hindu temple on the ruins of …

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Protests as women defy temple ban in India

Protestors block traffic and shout slogans reacting to reports of two women of menstruating age entering the Sabarimala temple, one of the world’s largest Hindu …

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Mosque destruction ‘versary

Some 2,000 baton-wielding Indian police were on duty in the flashpoint city of Ayodhya on Thursday to prevent any clashes around the anniversary of the …

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Mall in India mocks nursing mother

Mothers in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata said they will protest outside a mall where employees told a woman to nurse her baby in …

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India’s Facebook data requests by Indian Govt rises

Facebook says there was a steep rise in data requests from India’s government in the first half of this year as compared to the previous …

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Villagers lose ‘homes and land’ to feed India’s booming power sector

PIDARWAH, India, Nov 4, (RTRS): Siyaram Saket refuses to give up his one-and-a-half acres of farmland in central India – no matter how much the …

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India inaugurates world’s biggest statue amid tight security

Sardar Sarovar Dam, India, Oct 31, 2018 (AFP) – India on Wednesday inaugurated the world’s biggest statue with pomp, fireworks and tight security amid an …

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Amnesty office in India raided – Indian Govt seeking to “instill fear”

Amnesty International on Friday accused the Indian government of seeking to “instill fear” among rights groups after police raided one of its offices over alleged …

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60 killed in India train disaster

Angry relatives staged a protest Saturday on the tracks where a speeding train ploughed into crowds watching fireworks, killing about 60 people in the latest …

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