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India’s top court upholds marriage in alleged case of “Love Jihad”

NEW DELHI, March 8 (Reuters) – India’s Supreme Court on Thursday permitted a Hindu woman who converted to Islam to live with her Muslim husband, a man federal investigators accused of being a recruiter for militant group Islamic State, in an incident they called “Love Jihad.” The phrase “Love Jihad” …

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Trip to India not just political: Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau downplayed talk of a snub by the Indian government on his first state visit to the country this week, and cast his trip as being focused on building business and cultural ties and not just political ones. “We are here in such large number and …

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Trudeau gets cold shoulder treatment from Indian govt

NEW DELHI, Feb 20, (Agencies): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met India’s corporate titans on Tuesday as he pursued a tour of the country marred by reports he has been snubbed by political leaders. Trudeau addressed a business conference in Mumbai on Tuesday morning, attended by leaders from the Tata …

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India arrests 6 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s federal investigating agency says it has arrested six people in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud case. Abhished Dayal, a Central Bureau of Investigation spokesman, said Tuesday that five bank workers and an employee of billionaire jeweler and suspect Nirav Modi were arrested for allegedly …

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Trump junior to wine and dine luxury flat buyers in India

New Delhi, Feb 19, 2018 (AFP) -Dozens of property investors and their families will be treated to dinner with Donald Trump junior in Delhi this week after snapping up flats in a Trump Towers luxury development on the outskirts of the Indian capital. Trump’s local partners have promised dinner with …

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India and Iran agree to work for Afghan stability – Modi, Rouhani sign pact

NEW DELHI, Feb 17, (Agencies): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed on Saturday to step up efforts to bring stability to war-ravaged Afghanistan. Modi reiterated India’s commitment to help Afghanistan become “a peaceful, secure, permanent, prosperous and pluralistic country” after holding talks with Rouhani in …

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Poor tax collections weigh on budget – Health spending hike set

NEW DELHI, Jan 18, (RTRS): India is poised to raise its public health spending by 11 percent in the annual budget next month, after rejecting the health minister’s demand for a much bigger increase to ramp up disease control, according to government sources and documents. Health Minister JP Nadda sought …

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‘India’s orange passports discriminatory’

India’s plan to introduce orange-coloured passport jackets for some migrant workers is discriminatory and could increase the vulnerability of workers often duped by middlemen who promise them jobs, said legal experts and campaigners. The Ministry of External Affairs said last week migrant workers who need emigration clearance — those who …

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India plans changes in passport’s last page – Workers’ problems to be solved: Kumar

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 13: The Government of India has decided to do away with the last page of the passport which carries names of the spouse, parents and address of the passport-holder and change the color of the ECR (Emigration Check Required) passports, largely availed by unskilled workers seeking employment …

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Nation of generosity, ethics – ‘Respect workers’

My relationship with Indians started at an early age when my father thought in 1955 that it was time for me to learn English from someone who had mastered the language, but the experience was not successful as I have mentioned earlier. Ten years later, I worked at the Gulf …

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