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Tag Archives: india

Chief rebuts Rafale allegations – Choice of Reliance as “imperative and compulsory”

India’s defence minister faced new questions Thursday over a 2016 deal to buy Rafale fighter jets from France, which critics say unfairly profited a key …

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India ‘explosion’ scare for Nehru-Gandhi scion

NEW DELHI, Oct 7, (Agencies): Rahul Gandhi, India’s opposition leader and scion of the political Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, had an explosion scare after balloons at a …

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India Supreme Court limits use of ‘biometric’ ID system

NEW DELHI, Sept 26, (Agencies): India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of a massive biometric identity system, but flagged privacy concerns and curbed …

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India to help Nepal ‘construct’ rail link

KATHMANDU, Sept 1, (Agencies): India will help Nepal construct a rail link between capital Kathmandu and an Indian border town for smoother movement of passengers …

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India, China agree to ‘expand’ military ties – Giants seek to mend ties

NEW DELHI, Aug 25, (RTRS): India and China have agreed to expand their military ties and enhance interaction to ensure peace on their common border, …

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India’s three-time PM Vajpayee dies

NEW DELHI, Aug 16, (AFP): Three-time Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died, current leader Narendra Modi said Thursday of the ailing 93-year-old who …

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Flood toll rises to 77 in India’s Kerala state

Kochi, India, Aug 16, 2018 (AFP) -The death toll from floods in India’s tourist hotspot of Kerala increased to 77 on Thursday, as torrential rainfall …

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Indian Minister defends ‘Citizenship Test’ for illegal immigrants from Bangladesh

An Indian minister on Wednesday defended a controversial citizens’ list to detect illegal immigrants from mainly Muslim Bangladesh, saying the growth in the Hindu population …

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India effectively strips four million of citizenship in Assam

Guwahati, India, July 30, 2018 (AFP) -India on Monday effectively stripped four million people in Assam of citizenship, sparking fears of mass deportations of Muslims …

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Muslims fear being left off citizen list

India said on Sunday people whose names are missing from a list of citizens to be issued by a border state this month will not …

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